Chauffeur Salary

An average Chauffeur in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.83 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The vast majority (88 percent) of Chauffeurs who answered the questionnaire are male. Most Chauffeurs report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to slightly less than a third, and a little less than a fifth earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,488 - $97,585
$29K
$50K
$98K
MEDIAN: $50,308
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50%
90%

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$9.04 - $22.29
$9
$13
$22
MEDIAN: $12.83
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$0$97K
Salary $29,488 - $97,585
Bonus $511 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $13,500
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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$21,371 - $79,026
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $9.04 - $22.29
Hourly Tips $1.33 - $8.73
Overtime $13.91 - $45.15
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $511 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $13,500
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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$21,371 - $79,026
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 134

Job Description for Chauffeur

Chauffeurs are responsible for all aspects of providing luxury transportation to a client. This is a highly visible service position, and chauffeurs must follow all driving laws while keeping to their client’s schedule.

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Chauffeur Tasks

  • Transport clients safely from one location to another in a vehicle.
  • Lift, load, and unload packages and items that travel with clients, like suitcases or groceries.
  • Assist with requests like directions, local information, extra stops for errands, etc.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chauffeur

Pay by Experience for a Chauffeur has a positive trend. An entry-level Chauffeur with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chauffeur with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Chauffeur which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 79 salaries. A Chauffeur with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,670

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Chauffeurs in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 42 percent above the national average. Chauffeurs can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), Atlanta (+5 percent), and Orange (+4 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Chauffeurs is geography, with workers in San Antonio earning a whopping 35 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (27 percent lower) and San Francisco (17 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Chauffeur

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Chauffeur Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Chauffeur Salaries

Driver/Core Development
▲22%

National Average
$40,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 67%