How Much Do Lyft Drivers Make in Baton Rouge?

How much do Lyft drivers make in Baton Rouge?

Lyft Pay Baton Rouge – Baton Rouge Lyft driver Salary 

How much is a Lyft driver’s salary in Baton Rouge, Louisiana?

Lyft Driver Hours & Expenses in Baton Rouge

It is possible to estimate the earnings of a Baton Rouge Lyft driver, as follows:

  • An average trip for a Lyft driver pays out approximately $18.06 in the Baton Rouge area.
  • Lyft drivers are able to complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., equating to a total hourly rate of $18.06).

Assuming an average Durham-based Lyft driver works about 30 hours per week, their total earnings amount to approximately $541.80 per week.

This equates to a yearly salary of $28,173 for a Baton Rouge-based Lyft driver.

Driver Expenses  & Lyft Commission

A Lyft driver’s revenue in Baton Rouge is a gross salary estimate. As such, it does not factor in Lyft’s commission (25%), or other operating costs, including fuel, car insurance, or other expenses.

For drivers who target high-demand areas of Baton Rouge, income will likely be higher. Driving a fuel-efficient or hybrid vehicle will almost certainly lower a driver’s operating expenses.

Best Times for Lyft Drivers in Baton Rouge:


  • Morning: 6:15am – 9:00am
  • Evening: 5:00pm – 8:30pm

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