Taxi Driver Salary (United States)

A Taxi Driver earns an average salary of $29,984 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Taxi Driver Total Pay (?
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$12,322 - $69,181
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,983
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Taxi Driver Total Pay (?
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$7.33 - $19.65
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$12,322 - $69,181  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$14,659 - $54,256  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.33 - $19.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.49 - $5.11  
Overtime
$0.28 - $14.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$14,659 - $54,256  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for Taxi Driver

  • Maintain vehicle, including communication equipment.
  • Communicate with central base about clients, routes, and schedule.
  • Drive to and from locations to pick up and deliver clients.
  • Collect and document payments and make change.

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Experience Affects Taxi Driver Salaries

National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%
Experienced
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 81%
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