How Much Do Lyft Drivers Make in Bakersfield?

How much do Lyft drivers make in Bakersfield (2019 updated)?

Lyft Pay Bakersfield 2019 – Bakersfield Lyft driver Salary 2019

How much do Lyft drivers earn in Bakersfield?

In this post, we examine the subject of Lyft driver earnings in Bakersfield, California, and  estimate that a typical Lyft drivers’ salary is somewhere in the range of $26,863.20.

Lyft Driver Hours & Expenses in Bakersfield.

Assuming that an average Bakersfield-based Lyft driver works thirty hours per week, it is possible to estimate the earnings of a Bakersfield Lyft driver:

  • An average trip for a Lyft driver pays out approximately $8.61 in the Bakersfield region.
  • Lyft drivers are able to complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., a total of $17.22).

Since an average Lyft driver works about 30 hours per week, their total earnings amount to approximately $516.60 per week.

This equates to a yearly salary of $26,863.20 for a Bakersfield-based Lyft driver.

Driver Expenses & Lyft Commission

A Lyft driver’s revenue in Bakersfield is a gross salary estimate (and does not factor in Lyft’s commission, or other operating costs, including vehicle maintenance, taxes, fuel, etc).

Best Times for Lyft Drivers in Bakersfield:


  • 9.00pm – Midnight


  • Morning: 6.00am-8.00am
  • Evening: 4.30pm-6.30pm

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