How Much Do Lyft Drivers Make in Boston?

How much money do Lyft drivers make in Boston?

Lyft Pay Boston – Boston Lyft driver Salary 

How much do Lyft drivers earn in Boston?

We estimate that a typical Lyft driver’s salary in Boston, Massachusetts is approximately $37,096.

Lyft Driver Hours & Expenses in Boston

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

  • An average trip for a Lyft driver pays out approximately $11.89 in the Boston area.
  • Lyft drivers are able to complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., a total of $23.78).

Since an average Lyft driver works about 30 hours per week, their total earnings amount to approximately $713.40 per week.

This equates to a yearly salary of $37,096 for a Boston-based Lyft driver.

Driver Expenses & Lyft Commission

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

However, costs differ significantly by vehicle (and driver) – income also depends, to a large degree, on when & where Lyft drivers choose to drive.

For drivers who target high-demand areas of Boston, income will be higher. Driving a fuel-efficient or hybrid vehicle will also help lessen a driver’s operating expenses.

Best Late-Night (9.00pm – 1.00am) Locations for Lyft Drivers in Boston:
  • Allston
  • Back Bay
  • Cambridge
  • Charlestown
  • Fenway
  • Financial District
  • North End
  • South Boston
  • West Somerville
Best Times for Lyft Drivers in Boston:

Weekend/Friday & Saturday Nights:

  • 8:00pm – 1:30am


  • Morning: 5:15am – 8:00am
  • Evening: 4:30pm – 7:00pm

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