The average salary for a Taxi Driver in Chicago, Illinois is $32,500.
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Job Description for Taxi Driver
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 i…Read more
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.
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Employees with Taxi Driver in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 53.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (41.5% more) and New York, New York (35.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (15.4% less).
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