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:
- Back Bay
- 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