Looking for driving jobs in Houston, TX?
Are you searching for full-time driver jobs or part-time driver jobs in Houston? Try using Uber instead. The app gives you the flexibility to set your own hours and earn on your time.
Become a rideshare driver in Houston, TX
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 Houston 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 Houston.
If you’re looking for driver jobs in Houston, 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 Houston 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 Houston, 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, 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
- What’s the difference between being a rideshare driver with Uber in Houston and other traditional driver jobs?
Different driving jobs offer different opportunities. Some driving jobs have strict hours and rigid schedules. With Uber in Houston, 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 often do I have to drive with Uber?
Being a rideshare driver in Houston using Uber means you can drive as often as you want, whenever it’s most convenient for you.
- How do tips work with my earnings?
Riders and Uber Eats customers have the option to tip right from the app after each trip or delivery. Tips can be added by riders up to 30 days after a trip is completed. On Uber Eats, tips can be added by customers up to 7 days after a delivery is completed. You can track your tips, which are all yours to keep, in the Earnings section of the Driver app.
- Am I able to track my earnings as I drive with Uber in Houston?
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 Houston. 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 Houston?
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 Houston. You can find those requirements at uber.com/drive/requirements.
- In Houston, what are some of the common places where drivers pick up and drop off riders?
Riders using Uber near you frequently request rides to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Walmart Supercenter, and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Hotels are also popular pickup and dropoff locations; some near you include Hilton Americas-Houston. And, of course, George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
- Is there a list of vehicles I’m eligible to use as a rideshare driver with Uber in Houston?
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 Houston. You can find basic vehicle requirements for your area at uber.com/drive/requirements.
- What do I need to do to drive using Uber in Houston?
Among the requirements to become a driver using Uber, you need to be at least the minimum age to drive in your city, have an eligible form of transportation, submit documents such as a valid driver’s license, pass a background screening, and have at least a year of driving experience with a license. See uber.com/drive/requirements for more information.
- At what times of day can I make the most money driving with Uber near me?
The highest-demand time for driving passengers in Houston is 5pm-8pm. Plus, if you don’t mind driving in rain or other bad weather, those are times when customers often request rides.
- How do drivers in Houston get paid after using Uber?
When you drive with Uber in Houston, your earnings are transferred automatically, so there’s no need to worry about paperwork. If you're loading earnings to your debit card, in most instances you’ll get your cash right away, but you can cash out through Instant Pay up to 5 times every day. If you're transferring earnings to a bank account, processing times can vary depending on your bank. Learn more at uber.com/drive/basics/earnings.
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