Looking for driving jobs in Springfield, IL?
Are you searching for full-time driver jobs or part-time driver jobs in Springfield? 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 Springfield, IL
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 Springfield 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 Springfield.
If you’re looking for driver jobs in Springfield, 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 Springfield 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 Springfield, 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
- How does driving with Uber compare with full-time or part-time driver jobs in Springfield?
Different driving jobs offer different opportunities. Some driving jobs have strict hours and rigid schedules. With Uber in Springfield, 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.
- If I drive using Uber in Springfield, how often will I be required to drive?
Your schedule is up to you. With Uber, you can get paid to drive when you want. You have the flexibility to be a rideshare driver in Springfield whenever you choose.
- Can I make tips driving with Uber in Springfield?
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.
- Can I see how much I’ll get paid after each trip driving with Uber?
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 Springfield 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.
- 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.
- What are some popular routes in Springfield that riders request?
Riders using Uber near you frequently request rides to Walmart Supercenter, Walmart, and Springfield Amtrak Train Station. Hotels are also popular pickup and dropoff locations; some near you include Crowne Plaza Springfield. And, of course, St. Louis Lambert International Airport.
- If I become a driver on Uber in Springfield, what kind of car can I use?
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 Springfield. You can find basic vehicle requirements for your area at uber.com/drive/requirements.
- May I drive with Uber and other rideshare apps at the same time?
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 Springfield, we welcome you to the Uber platform.
- Am I allowed to become a driver with Uber in Springfield if I’m already a taxi driver here?
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 St. Louis Lambert International Airport?
For the most updated information about St. Louis Lambert International Airport pickups and dropoffs, go to the airports page on Uber.com.
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