Drive with Uber
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There are a number of factors that determine how much you can make as an Uber driver. The main one is how many trips you can make.
Consider the following example, for someone driving 5 days a week and making 24 trips per day. In this case each trip is 14 minutes over a distance of 4kms, and 10% of their earnings go towards fuel and other expenses.
|Uber type||Gross earnings per trip||Fees deducted per trip||Total earnings|
|UberX||$13.90||Uber fee (25%): $3.47|
Fuel and other costs (10%): $1.40
|$9.03 per trip|
$216.72 per day
$1,083.60 per week
|UberBlack||$35.60||Uber fee (25%): $8.90|
Fuel and other costs (10%): $3.60
|$23.10 per trip|
$554.40 per day
$2,772 per week
|UberSUV||$42.00||Uber fee (25%): $10.50|
Fuel and other costs (10%): $4.20
|$27.30 per trip|
$655.20 per day
$3,276 per week
|UberLUX||$52.00||Uber fee (25%): $13|
Fuel and other costs (10%): $5.20
|$33.80 per trip|
$811.20 per day
$4,056 per week
Is it worth it for you? Estimate your Uber earnings below.
Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this calculator, the results should be used as an indication only. It doesn't take into account your financial circumstances and is neither a quote or guarantee of your income as an Uber partner driver.
To maximise Uber earnings, you'll generally want to go wherever people need a ride. In Tasmania this typically means sticking around Hobart, especially during the weekday peak hours (for morning and evening commutes), and looking for passengers around the airport, and bars, restaurants and entertainment areas on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The markets, tourist attractions any any special events in Hobart are also great places to pick up passengers whenever they come around.
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