Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Taxi Driver is $14.16
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 $11.74 based on 14 salaries. An early career Taxi Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.80 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Taxi …Read more
What Do Taxi Drivers Do?
Taxi drivers transport passengers to requested locations via taxi, generally within a defined area of service. For most positions, drivers use company cabs, though there are some services that require the taxi driver to use their personal car. These professionals must have excellent verbal communication skills, as they must interact with passengers, make conversation, and comprehend their directions. The taxi driver also must be proficient in arithmetic, as counting change for passengers is an …Read more
- 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.