How Much Does a Lyft Driver Make in Atlanta?

How much money do Lyft drivers make in Atlanta, Georgia?

Lyft Pay Atlanta – Atlanta Lyft driver Salary 

How much is a Lyft driver’s salary in Atlanta?

We look into the question of how much Lyft drivers make per year in Atlanta, Georgia.

Our estimate for a typical Lyft drivers’ salary in Atlanta is around $32,666.40.

Lyft Driver Hours & Expenses in Atlanta

Assuming that an average Atlanta-based Lyft driver works around 30 hours per week, it is possible to calculate the projected income of a Lyft driver as follows:

An average trip for a Lyft driver pays out approximately $10.47 in the Atlanta area, and Lyft drivers are able to complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., a total of $20.94).

Since an average Lyft driver works about 30 hours per week, the total earnings per week amount to $628.20 — making a year’s salary for an Atlanta-based Lyft driver $32,666.40.


A Lyft driver’s projected revenue in the Atlanta region (i.e., $32,666.40) is a gross salary estimate (and does not factor in Lyft’s commission, or other operating costs, including vehicle maintenance, taxes, fuel).

Costs differ significantly by driver & vehicle.

Income also depends on when (and where) Lyft drivers choose to drive.

For drivers who target high-passenger-demand areas of Atlanta and its surrounding regions (and for drivers who operate heavily on weekends), income can sometimes be much higher than typical Lyft drivers.

Best Locations for Lyft Drivers in Atlanta:
Best Times for Lyft Drivers in Atlanta:

Thursday & Friday Evening:
11.00pm – 1.00am

Saturday Night:

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