Become a food delivery driver in Phoenix, AZ
You can get paid to deliver in Phoenix using Uber Eats. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.
Searching for courier jobs in Phoenix?
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 Phoenix.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in Phoenix, 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix, 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. 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.
*DISCLAIMER: Stated earnings of $18.76/hour are based on median earnings of couriers in Phoenix from 2023-03-06 to 2023-03-27. Actual earnings vary, depending on factors like number of deliveries completed, time of day, and location. Earnings include delivery fares, certain promotions (which are subject to change and may vary), and tips (which are provided at the discretion of the consumer). Median earnings in your specific location may be lower than the city figure. Since median is the middle, you may make more or less than the median amount. For the avoidance of doubt, couriers are paid on the number of completed deliveries, but not hourly.
Frequently asked questions
- What does delivering using Uber offer that traditional delivery driver jobs in Phoenix don’t?
Delivery driver jobs in Phoenix offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including JuiceAndSmoothies, Burger, and Asian spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- If I deliver with Uber, is there a minimum number of hours required?
Some delivery jobs have strict hours and rigid schedules. With Uber in Phoenix, you can set your own schedule. It all depends on whether you want a traditional full-time or part-time delivery job, or you want the freedom to work whenever you choose.
- Can I choose whether I make Uber Eats deliveries with a bike or a car?
When you sign up to become a delivery driver in Phoenix, you’ll see a list of vehicle choices. They might include car, scooter, bike, and/or walking, depending on your city. For more details, see above on this page. You can sign up to deliver above or below on this page.
- How do tips work with my delivery earnings?
Uber Eats customers can tip you directly through the app for the service you provide, and you can see total tips in your weekly earnings summary. As a delivery person in Phoenix, the tips you make from delivering are on top of earnings and 100% yours—no service fees are applied.
- How does a courier with Uber in Phoenix receive payment for earnings?
As a delivery driver using Uber, you’ll get an earnings statement every week. But in the US, you can cash out before then by using Instant Pay—up to 5 times every day. Any remaining earnings, including whatever you earn from referral rewards and promotions, will be transferred to your bank account by the end of the week. You can learn more about Instant Pay at uber.com/drive/driver-app/instant-pay.
- Are there many restaurants and stores on Uber Eats in Phoenix?
Uber Eats has more than 825,000 restaurant and merchant partners worldwide. Favorite choices for customers in Phoenix include Berry Divine Acai Bowls (Phoenix), Jimmy's Quick Stop, and Five Guys AZ-0581 4902 E Shea Blvd.
- What are the requirements to be a delivery driver in Phoenix with Uber?
Requirements for Uber vary depending on whether you’re driving a car or a scooter, or you’re biking or even walking. When you become a delivery driver, you’ll be prompted about which documents are required based on your mode of transportation. Delivery drivers in Phoenix must also pass a background screening.
- Does Uber Eats show me how much I’ve made after each delivery in Phoenix?
It’s easy to track your earnings from deliveries. A monetary amount at the top of your app screen will show how much you’re getting paid to deliver in Phoenix. Look for tools in the Driver app to give you more details.
- If I'm already a courier for another food delivery app, can I still sign up to become a delivery driver in Phoenix using Uber Eats?
As long as it’s OK with the other delivery driver jobs you have, Uber welcomes you to use our platform to be a delivery driver in Phoenix. Grab your car, bike, or scooter and be a delivery driver whenever you want—for an hour, a weekend, or throughout the week.
- Am I able to deliver and drive on the Uber platform in Phoenix?
Yes. To toggle between driving and delivering, go to your preferences in the app, then turn on deliveries.
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