Average Taxi Driver Salary in New York, New York

$43,909
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$1,965
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The average salary for a Taxi Driver in New York, New York is $43,909.
10%
$19k
MEDIAN
$44k
90%
$98k
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$19k - $98k
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$20k - $97k

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Job Description for Taxi Driver

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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Pay by Experience Level for Taxi Driver

An early career Taxi Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,000 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Taxi Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Taxi Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Taxi Driver in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (37.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (26.0% less) and Houston, Texas (8.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Early Career
62.8%
Mid Career
20.9%
Experienced
16.3%