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How much can drivers make with Uber?

The money you make driving with the Uber app depends on when, where, and how often you drive. Find out how your fares are calculated and learn about promotions, which can help increase your earnings.¹

When and how you get paid

Cash out fast

It’s easy to get paid. All you need is a bank account. Your earnings are transferred every week.

If your customer pays cash

With cash, you get paid immediately after you complete a trip. The app will show the amount to collect from your customer and calculate fees that you owe to Uber.

Saving on driving expenses

Running your own business comes with flexibility and also overhead. Fuel, insurance, and vehicle maintenance might be tax-deductible, and Uber has partnerships to offer discounts that support you.

Top questions from drivers

During busy times, surge will appear on the map as red, orange, and yellow. To earn surge, drive to the colored areas, stay online, and accept your next trip.

Surge amounts will be applied once you complete your surge trip.

You can see your earning summaries in the app. Tap the fare icon on your map screen, then swipe right and left to see your earnings.

Yes. You decide when and how you want to drive. If you’re looking for a flexible way to earn, driving with Uber may be perfect for you.

When on a trip, the toll amount is charged to riders and automatically added to your fare. You can see your toll reimbursement in the earnings section or trip details inside the app.