Looking for driving jobs in Sacramento, CA?
Are you searching for full-time driver jobs or part-time driver jobs in Sacramento? 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 Sacramento, CA
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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento.
If you’re looking for driver jobs in Sacramento, 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento, 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 Sacramento and other traditional driver jobs?
Different driving jobs in Sacramento offer different opportunities. Some driving jobs have set hours and strict schedules. With Uber, you can decide whether you want to drive frequently or just a short time on the weekend. Previous rideshare experience is not required.
- Are there requirements for how long I can drive with Uber in Sacramento?
Being a rideshare driver in Sacramento using Uber means you can drive as often as you want, whenever it’s most convenient for you.
- Can riders tip me when I drive using Uber in Sacramento?
Tipping is part of how you get paid to drive on Uber. Any tips you make from your customers in Sacramento belong to you and are automatically added to your total earnings. There are zero service fees applied to your tips.
- After I’ve taken a trip, how can I find out how much I’ll get paid?
Whether you’re driving or delivering, Uber’s Driver app offers helpful tools to find out how much you’re getting paid. At the top of your screen, you’ll see a monetary amount that shows your earnings. Look for resources in the app if you want more information about your totals and details.
- Am I allowed to drive and deliver using Uber?
Yes. You can be a rideshare driver and/or delivery person using Uber in your free time with your own vehicle, as long as that vehicle meets the requirements for the type of driving you’re doing. Get more information at uber.com/drive/requirements.
- In Sacramento, what are some of the common places where drivers pick up and drop off riders?
Riders using Uber near you frequently request rides to Sacramento Valley Amtrak Train Station, Golden 1 Center, and Target. Hotels are also popular pickup and dropoff locations; some near you include Kimpton Sawyer Hotel. And, of course, Sacramento International Airport.
- Is there a list of vehicles I’m eligible to use as a rideshare driver with Uber in Sacramento?
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 Sacramento. You can find basic vehicle requirements for your area at uber.com/drive/requirements.
- How do I earn with surge pricing in Sacramento?
During busy times in Sacramento, surge will appear on the map as red, orange, and yellow. To earn surge pricing, drive to those colored areas, stay online, and accept your next trip. Surge amounts will be applied once you complete your trip.
- In Sacramento, is there a maximum number of hours I can drive using Uber?
Sacramento 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.
- How will I get paid when I drive with Uber in Sacramento?
When you drive with Uber in Sacramento, 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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