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How much do Uber drivers make?

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Not too long ago I signed up to be an Uber driver to see what it was like. I had a good experience, and while I enjoy driving and writing up reviews, I also like getting paid. You might be interested in making some side money driving for a ride service like Uber or Lyft and are asking, how much Uber drivers make? Keep reading as I go over my experience getting paid by Uber and some of the costs also associated with driving.

Fare Income from driving for Uber

First, lets look at the fares I had on my Saturday driving for Uber. My first fare John was around four miles, took about 10 minutes and I collected around $13. My second ride was around 53 miles, took 50 minutes, and I collected about $99. Uber closes their books for the week Tuesday mornings at midnight...

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What is it like to be an Uber driver in Silicon Valley California?

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Recently I saw an article about yet another lawsuit against Uber in London, and I thought that was it – it’s time for me to find out what this hubbub was all about. What is this thing called Uber that’s shaking up the world? And what’s it like to be an Uber driver in Silicon Valley California?

Getting on the Road

I might use Uber for a ride in the future, but first I wanted to see if I could become a driver. Uber’s claim is drive as much or little as you want, so what did I have lose by applying? I went to their site, and after submitting approval for a background check, and uploading a copy of my license, registration, and insurance, I was nearly ready to be an Uber X driver. It took a few days to pass my background check but sure enough I did...

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