How much do Uber Drivers make in Indianapolis?

Uber Pay Indianapolis 2016

How much money do Uber Drivers make in Indianapolis?

In this post, we explore the question of Indianapolis Uber Pay — specifically, how much Uber drivers typically make, per year, operating in & around the Indianapolis, Indiana region.

How much is an Uber driver’s salary in Indianapolis?

Our estimate for drivers operating in Indianapolis is approximately $40,341 per year (a complete list of Uber pay estimates by city is available here).

An ‘Average Driver’

An average Uber driver works around 30 hours per week.

The average trip for an Uber driver pays out $12.93, and drivers reportedly complete about 2 full trips per hour (i.e., an hourly earnings total of $25.86).

Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total per-week earnings are $775.80 — making a year’s salary for a driver $40,341.


This number 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, driver, and a driver’s rideshare strategy.

Indianapolis High Demand Areas – 

Make More Money as an Uber Driver in Indianapolis by driving in ‘Hot Spot’ Locations

If you want to make even more money as an Uber driver in Indianapolis, operate at the following times & near these locations:

  • North Suburbs (Carmel, Westfield, Fishers, Noblesville)
  • Downtown Indianapolis (Convention Center, IUPUI, Bankers Life, Lucas Oil)
  • Broad Ripple (Butler Campus, Sobro, Br Avenue)
  • Keystone (Fashion Mall, Castleton, North East Suburbs)



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