Become a food delivery driver in Madison, WI
You can get paid to deliver in Madison using Uber Eats. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.
Searching for courier jobs in Madison?
Instead, try delivering with Uber, which offers more flexibility than traditional courier jobs. Here are some of the benefits to being your own boss with Uber Eats.
Grab your car, bike, or scooter to be a delivery driver—or get around on foot.
Deliver whenever you want—for an hour, on the weekend, or throughout the week.
Before you accept any order, you’ll see how much you’ll get paid to deliver it.
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in Madison.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in Madison, give Uber a try instead. Get paid to drive or deliver when you want, on the platform with the largest network of active riders.
Delivering with Uber Eats in Madison offers a flexible earning opportunity. It’s a great alternative to full-time delivery jobs, part-time delivery jobs, or other part-time gigs, temp jobs, or seasonal employment. Or maybe you’re already a rideshare driver and want to supplement your income by becoming a food delivery driver using the Uber Eats platform. Drivers using Uber come from all backgrounds and industries, setting their own schedule to make work fit into their lives, not the other way around.
Uber offers part-time delivery job alternatives in all major cities in the US, including Austin, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle—plus hundreds of other cities of all sizes across the country.
To be a delivery driver in Madison, you must meet certain requirements. No matter how you deliver, you’ll need to submit your Social Security number for us to run a background screening. If you’re delivering by car, you must be at least 19 years old, have a 2-door or 4-door car, and have a valid driver’s license in your name. If delivering by scooter, you must be at least 19 years old, have a motorized scooter under 50cc, and have a valid driver’s license in your name (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by scooter under transportation method). If your deliveries will be completed by bicycle or on foot, you must be at least 18 years old and have a government-issued ID (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by bicycle—and in certain cities, Delivery by bicycle or foot—under transportation method).
Uber’s mission is to reimagine the way the world moves for the better. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: How do you get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 15 billion trips later, we’re building products to get people closer to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens up the world to new possibilities.
Delivery drivers using Uber are independent contractors who work on their own schedule with flexible hours. Uber is available in more than 10,000 cities worldwide. Signing up is easy for most people. We welcome drivers from other parts of the driving industry, such as bus, truck, taxi, limo, catering, and commercial drivers. We also welcome rideshare drivers and drivers who have been active on other driving apps and services, such as Bridj, Curb, Lyft, Via, and Wingz. Driving with Uber is a good way to earn additional money. And you might also be eligible to deliver with Uber Eats. It’s easy to get started.
Frequently asked questions
- Is delivering with Uber different from full-time or part-time courier jobs in Madison?
Delivery driver jobs in Madison offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including American, Vegan, and Greek spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- Does Uber Eats give me the flexibility to drive when I want in Madison?
With Uber, you can get paid to deliver as little or as much as you want. You have the flexibility to be a food delivery driver near you whenever you choose.
- In Madison, what modes of transportation can I use for delivery?
When you sign up to become a delivery driver, you’ll be prompted about which modes of transportation are an option for you in Madison. (Some choices might be car, scooter, bike, and/or walking.) You can sign up to deliver at the top or bottom of this page.
- Can customers tip me when I deliver using Uber in Madison?
Tipping is part of how you get paid to deliver on Uber. Any tips you make from your customers in Madison belong to you and are added to your total earnings automatically. There are no service fees applied to your tips.
- How do delivery drivers in Madison get paid after using Uber?
After you complete your first delivery in the US, you’re eligible to cash out with Instant Pay up to 5 times a day. (All earnings are available to be cashed out, including earnings and tips.) The money gets transferred to your debit card. You can get general information about how to access your earnings from delivering with Uber at uber.com/drive/basics/earnings.
- Which stores or merchants in Madison use Uber Eats?
The Uber Eats app is available in more than 6,000 cities worldwide. In Madison, there are about 360 restaurants, cafes, and shops offering delivery on Uber Eats. Some of the more popular ones include Adamah Neighborhood Table, Michelangelo's Coffee House, and Estacion Inka.
- Will I be able to track my earnings when I deliver with Uber Eats in Madison?
After you’ve made a delivery in Madison, you’ll see a monetary amount at the top of your screen. That shows your earnings. Look for more resources in the app to help you see your real-time totals and other details about how much money you’re making as a delivery driver.
- Am I allowed to become a courier with Uber in Madison if I’ve already got another courier job here?
Yes, you’re able to get paid to deliver using Uber Eats in Madison even if you’re also working other food delivery or courier jobs, or using other apps. With Uber, you have options for how you deliver, who you deliver for, when you do it, and more.
- What’s the best time to deliver with Uber Eats in Madison?
The highest-demand time for delivery in Madison is 5pm-8pm. Plus, if you don’t mind driving in rain or other bad weather, those are times when customers often request delivery.
- I'm already a driver on Uber. Can I receive delivery requests too?
Yes, you can drive and receive delivery requests in Madison. In the Driver app, choose to deliver food with Uber Eats, then review and accept the delivery terms, and you’ll be ready to deliver. You can turn delivery requests on and off as you wish.
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