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How much do Uber drivers make in the UK?

The rise of ride-hailing apps like Uber has truly changed the game for many Brits. One of the standout features of Uber is the flexibility it affords, not just to its passengers but also to its drivers.

Whether you’re mulling over the idea of driving for Uber as a bit of a side gig or as your main bread and butter, a burning question often is: just how much can you pocket? So, let’s dive into the nitty-gritty: how much do Uber drivers actually earn in the UK?

On average, Uber drivers in the UK pocket about £7.88 for each ride they complete. If you reckon you’ll be doing about two rides in an hour, that’s a tidy sum of £15.76 per hour.

For those putting in a 30-hour week behind the wheel, you’re looking at around £472. If you’re thinking of going full throttle and driving full-time, monthly earnings tend to hover between £1,260 and £2,840.

Mind you, these figures can bob up and down based on a few factors like where you’re driving, the motor you’re in, and the hours you’re clocking.

Let’s take a look at this in more detail.

How much do Uber drivers typically make?

Driving Schedule Weekly Income Monthly Income Yearly Income
Part-time (20 hours a week) £315 £1,260 £15,130
Full-time (45 hours a week) £710 £2,840£34,080

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How much do Uber drivers make in London?

Do Uber drivers’ earnings vary nationwide?

Driving Schedule Hourly Earnings Weekly Income Monthly Income
Side hustle (30 hours/week) £20.48 £614 £2,640
Full-time gig (45 hours/week) £20.48 £922 £3,964
Superstar (60 hours/week) £20.48 £1,228 £5,280

How many hours do Uber drivers work a week?

Do Uber drivers get paid tips?

Do Uber drivers receive holiday pay?

Does Uber cover petrol costs?

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Is driving for Uber a good job?

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Which UK cities does Uber operate in?

England London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Nottingham, Bristol, Brighton, Cambridge, Leicester, Merseyside (Liverpool), South Coast, Southwest, Stoke, York
Scotland Edinburgh, Glasgow
WalesCardiff, Barry
Northern Ireland Belfast

Which city pays Uber drivers the most?

CityEstimated Earnings
LondonUp to £30 per hour (though this can be ambitious)
Other Major Cities Around £15 per hour on average

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Earnings Component Estimated Amount
Hourly Rate Ranges from £7-£14
Daily Earnings Up to £120 per day
Annual Earnings (working 8 hours, 6 days a week) Between £13,000 and £32,000

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