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Average Taxi Driver Hourly Pay

$12.43
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,500
Bonus
$4,300
Commission
$1,965
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Taxi Driver is $12.43.
10%
$8.99
MEDIAN
$12.43
90%
$25.98
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $26
Bonus
$16 - $5,918
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,965
Commission
$0 - $4,300
Total Pay
$19,658 - $63,445
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What Do Taxi Drivers Do?

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

Job Satisfaction for Taxi Driver

3.8 out of 5
(30)
Highly Satisfied
5Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Taxi Driver

The top respondents for the job title Taxi Driver are from the companies Uber Technologies, Inc., Lyft, Inc. and Taxi. Reported salaries are highest at Uber Technologies, Inc. where the average pay is $20.00. Taxi pays the lowest at around $9.00.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Taxi Driver. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Taxi Driver
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Taxi Drivers?

Skills in Customer Service, Oral / Verbal Communication, Driver/Core Development and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Taxi Drivers?

An entry-level Taxi Driver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.04 based on 13 salaries. An early career Taxi Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.03 based on 160 salaries. A mid-career Taxi Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.24 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Taxi Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.77 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Taxi Driver in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 81.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (32.7% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 284 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
16.2%
Experienced
14.8%
Late Career
8.1%