Become a rideshare driver in Phoenix, AZ
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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix.
If you’re looking for driver 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.
Driving with Uber in Phoenix 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 Phoenix, 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 $23.6/hour are based on median earnings of drivers in Phoenix 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
- How does driving with Uber in Phoenix compare with other driver jobs?
Being a driver in Phoenix using Uber’s app gives you the flexibility to work whenever you choose, whether that’s full-time, part-time, or just a short time on the weekend. You don’t need previous experience, and you don’t have to work a fixed schedule, which some other driver jobs in Phoenix require.
- Does Uber give me the flexibility to drive near me only during evenings or on weekends?
Your schedule is your choice. You can get paid to drive using Uber when you want and manage your own hours. Whether you choose to drive full-time or part-time or just when you need extra money, Uber is a great way to be your own boss.
- How much of my tips do I get to keep?
Riders can tip you directly through the app for the service you provide, and you can see total tips in your weekly summary. As a rideshare driver in Phoenix, the tips you make from driving are on top of earnings and 100% yours—no service fees are applied.
- After I’ve taken a trip, how can I find out how much I’ll get paid?
Getting paid to drive is a big part of the reason you looked for an alternative to a full-time or part-time driving job in Phoenix and decided to use Uber. So we make it as easy as possible to track your earnings from riders. A monetary amount at the top of your screen will show your earnings. Look for resources in the app to give you more information about seeing your real-time totals and details.
- Is it possible to be a driver for both rides and deliveries while using Uber in Phoenix?
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 Phoenix. 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 American Airlines, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), and Southwest Airlines. Hotels are also popular pickup and dropoff locations; some near you include Arizona Biltmore. And, of course, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
- Is there a list of vehicles I’m eligible to use as a rideshare driver with Uber in Phoenix?
All vehicles must comply with the requirements on Uber’s vehicle requirements page for Phoenix and for the ride options listed there. You can access that page at uber.com/drive/requirements.
- May I drive with Uber if I already drive with another rideshare app?
Yes. Plenty of options exist for making money by driving, and different driving jobs offer different opportunities. There aren’t any rules set by Uber against driving on more than one platform. If you’re a rideshare driver on another app, or have any other type of driving jobs in Phoenix, we welcome you to the Uber platform.
- Am I allowed to become a driver with Uber in Phoenix if I’m already a taxi driver here?
Yes, if you drive a taxi (or have another type of driver job), you’re also able to become a driver using Uber in your available time with a vehicle that’s your own.
- Is there a limit to the number of hours I can drive on Uber in Phoenix?
Phoenix or local regulations might enforce a daily time limit for drivers on rideshare platforms. Uber’s Driver app will alert you when you’re reaching that limit and when you can go back online to keep earning. For more details about driver requirements, you can go to uber.com/drive/requirements/regulatory.
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