Become a food delivery driver in San Antonio, TX
You can get paid to deliver in San Antonio using Uber Eats. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.
Searching for courier jobs in San Antonio?
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.
San Antonio, TX
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in San Antonio.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in San Antonio, 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio, 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 $12.49/hour are based on median earnings of couriers in San Antonio from 2023-05-08 to 2023-05-29. 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 San Antonio don’t?
Delivery driver jobs in San Antonio offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including Burger, Vegan, and Poke spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- How often would I have to deliver with Uber in San Antonio?
Because it isn’t a traditional food delivery job, when you deliver with Uber Eats your schedule is up to you. You can get paid to deliver in San Antonio when you want and manage your own hours.
- Can I choose whether I make Uber Eats deliveries with a bike or a car?
When you sign up to become a delivery driver, you’ll be prompted about which modes of transportation are an option for you in San Antonio. (Some choices might be car, scooter, bike, and/or walking.) You can sign up to deliver at the top or bottom of this page.
- How do tips work with my delivery earnings?
Tipping is part of how you get paid to deliver on Uber. Any tips you make from your customers in San Antonio belong to you and are added to your total earnings automatically. There are no service fees applied to your tips.
- How does a courier with Uber in San Antonio receive payment for earnings?
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.
- When I deliver in San Antonio, what are some merchants or restaurants I can expect customers to order from?
The Uber Eats app is available in more than 6,000 cities worldwide. In San Antonio, there are about 2,600 restaurants, cafes, and shops offering delivery on Uber Eats. Some of the more popular ones include Kilwins San Antonio, Griff's Hamburgers, and Walgreens (26482 N Hwy 281).
- What are the requirements to deliver with Uber near me?
There are a few factors, including how you’ll be delivering (by car, bike, scooter, or walking). The app will prompt you about the documents you’ll need for delivering in San Antonio, and you must also pass a background screening.
- If I'm already a courier for another food delivery app, can I still sign up to become a delivery driver in San Antonio 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 San Antonio. Grab your car, bike, or scooter and be a delivery driver whenever you want—for an hour, a weekend, or throughout the week.
- What’s the best time to deliver with Uber Eats in San Antonio?
The highest-demand time for delivery in San Antonio is 5pm-8pm. Plus, if you don’t mind driving in rain or other bad weather, those are times when customers often request delivery.
- Can drivers in San Antonio also receive delivery requests with Uber?
Yes, you can drive and receive delivery requests in San Antonio. 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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