Become a rideshare driver in Denver, CO
Your city needs drivers like you to keep everyone moving forward. Thousands of riders request rides with Uber every day. You can use your vehicle to get paid to drive in Denver while getting riders where they need to go.
Uber also connects you to these ways to earn:
Invite friends and family to join the Uber community. Use your promo code when referring others, and you’ll earn a reward after they complete a certain number of trips.
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional driving jobs in Denver.
If you’re looking for driver jobs in Denver, give Uber a try instead. Get paid to drive or deliver when you want, on the platform with the largest network of active riders.
Driving with Uber in Denver offers a flexible earning opportunity. It’s a great alternative to full-time driver jobs, part-time driver 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 driver using the Uber platform. Drivers using Uber come from all backgrounds and industries, setting their own schedule to make life work for them.
Uber offers part-time driver job alternatives in all major cities in the US, including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle—plus hundreds of other cities of all sizes across the country.
To be a driver in Denver, you must meet certain requirements: meet the minimum age to drive in your city, have at least one year of driving experience, and clear a background check. The documents you’ll need to submit are a valid driver's license; proof of residency in your city, state, or province; and insurance if you plan to drive your own car. To sign up, the process includes submitting documents and photo; providing information for a background check; and finding out if your car is eligible (or getting a vehicle that is). For more information, you can go to uber.com/drive/requirements.
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.
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 $29.12/hour are based on median earnings of drivers in Denver from 2023-08-28 to 2023-09-18. Actual earnings vary, depending on factors like number of trips completed, time of day, and location. Earnings include trip fares, certain promotions (which are subject to change and may vary), and tips (which are provided at the discretion of the rider). 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, drivers are paid on the number of completed trips, but not hourly.
Frequently asked questions
- What’s the difference between being a rideshare driver with Uber in Denver and other traditional driver jobs?
Different driving jobs offer different opportunities. Some driving jobs have strict hours and rigid schedules. With Uber in Denver, you can set your own schedule. It all depends on whether you want a traditional full-time or part-time driver job, or you want the flexibility to work whenever you choose.
- How much do I have to drive if I sign up to earn with Uber in Denver?
Being a rideshare driver in Denver using Uber means you can drive as often as you want, whenever it’s most convenient for you.
- Can I make tips driving with Uber in Denver?
Tipping is part of how you get paid to drive on Uber. Any tips you make from your customers in Denver belong to you and are automatically added to your total earnings. There are zero service fees applied to your tips.
- Am I able to track my earnings as I drive with Uber in Denver?
We make it as easy as possible for you to track your earnings from riders. A monetary amount at the top of your screen will show how much you’re getting paid to drive in Denver. Look for helpful tools in the app to give you more details and show you your totals in real time.
- Is it possible to be a driver for both rides and deliveries while using Uber in Denver?
Yes, you are welcome to drive and deliver on the Uber platform. Please check the requirements you’ll need to meet in order to start earning with Uber in Denver. You can find those requirements at uber.com/drive/requirements.
- What are popular pickup locations and destinations near me?
Riders using Uber near you frequently request rides to Denver International Airport (DEN), Denver Union Station, and Empower Field at Mile High. Hotels are also popular pickup and dropoff locations; some near you include The Westin Denver Downtown. And, of course, Denver International Airport.
- What cars are eligible for driving in Denver?
Each city has its own rules about what vehicles and model years can be used to become a driver with Uber. At uber.com/eligible-vehicles, you’ll see what the eligible vehicles are in Denver. You can find basic vehicle requirements for your area at uber.com/drive/requirements.
- What are the requirements to drive with Uber in Denver?
When you become a driver in Denver with Uber, you need to be at least the minimum age to drive here, have an eligible form of transportation, and submit required documents, such as a valid driver’s license. You must also pass a background screening and have at least one year of driving experience with a license. Get more details at uber.com/drive/requirements.
- Can I drive with Uber in Denver and also drive a taxi?
Yes. You can keep driving a taxi or doing other driver jobs and get paid to drive using Uber in your spare time with your personal vehicle.
- Is Uber available at Denver International Airport?
To make sure you have information that is most current about Denver International Airport pickups and dropoffs, visit the airports page at Uber.com.
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