How Much Do Lyft Drivers Make in Kansas City?

How much money do Lyft drivers make in Kansas City?

Lyft Pay Kansas City – Kansas City Lyft driver Salary 

How much do Lyft drivers make in Kansas City?

Below, we examine the question of Lyft driver salaries in Kansas City, Missouri, and estimate that a typical Lyft driver’s salary in Kansas City is approximately $32,822 per year.

*Note: Currently, due to regulatory actions, Lyft services are not currently available in Kansas City Missouri, however it is expected that services will resume fully in late 2017.

Lyft Driver Hours & Expenses in Kansas City

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

  • An average trip for a Lyft driver pays out approximately $10.52 in the Kansas City area.
  • Lyft drivers are able to complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., a total of $21.04).

Since an average Kansas City-based Lyft driver works about 30 hours per week, their total earnings amount to approximately $631.20 per week.

This equates to a yearly salary of $32,822 for a Lyft driver in Kansas City.

Kansas City Lyft Drivers Expenses 

A Lyft driver’s revenue in Kansas City 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 Kansas City, income will be higher. Driving a fuel-efficient or hybrid vehicle will also help lessen a driver’s operating expenses.

Best Locations for Lyft Drivers in Kansas City:
  • 18th & Vine Jazz District
  • Downtown Kansas City
  • Kansas City Power and Light District
  • Lee’s Summit
  • Westport
Best Times for Lyft Drivers in Kansas City:

Friday/Saturday Evenings:

  • 8:30pm – 12am

Weekday High-Demand Hours:

  • Morning: 5:15am – 7:00am
  • Evening: 5:30pm – 7.00pm

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