Uber Pay Seattle 2016
How much money do Uber Drivers make in Seattle?
In the post below, we look into how much a typical Uber driver earns per year in Seattle, Washington.
How much is an Uber driver’s salary in Seattle?
Our estimate for drivers operating in Seattle is approximately $41,340 per year (check out a complete list of Uber pay estimates in the United States here).
Per Week Hours for a Typical Uber Driver
An average Uber driver works around 30 hours per week.
The average trip for a Seattle Uber driver pays out $13.25, and drivers reportedly complete about 2 full trips per hour (i.e., equating to an hourly earnings total of $26.50).
Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total per-week earnings are $795.00 — making a year’s salary for a driver $41,340.
Other Costs & Expenses
This yearly earnings total includes a 20% fee taken by Uber.
It also includes a rough projection of operating cost (fuel, maintenance, taxes, fares and tolls). However, costs differ significantly depending on vehicle type and what time of day an Uber driver chooses to operate.
Uber Seattle Hotspots & High Demand Hours
Make Extra Money by frequenting Hot Spots & driving during high-demand hours
If you want to make even more money as an Uber driver in Seattle, follow these hotspot location guidelines:
Morning Rush Hour (Mon-Fri)
6:00AM to 9:00AM
Evening Rush Hour (Mon-Fri)
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Weekend Day (Sat & Sun)
12:00PM to 5:00PM
Weekend Night (Fri & Sat)
5:00PM to 2:00AM