How Much Do Lyft Drivers Make in New Orleans?

How much money do Lyft drivers make in New Orleans?

Lyft Pay New Orleans – New Orleans Lyft driver Salary 

How much do Lyft drivers make in New Orleans?

Below, we examine the subject of Lyft driver earnings in New Orleans, Louisiana, and project that a typical Lyft driver’s gross (yearly) intake is approximately $34,070.

Lyft Driver Hours & Expenses in New Orleans

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

  • An average trip for a Lyft driver pays out approximately $10.92 in the New Orleans area.
  • Lyft drivers are able to complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., a total of $21.84).

Since an average New Orleans-based Lyft driver works about 30 hours per week, their total earnings amount to approximately $655.20 per week.

This equates to a yearly salary of $34,070 for a Lyft driver in New Orleans.

Driver Expenses in New Orleans

A Lyft driver’s revenue in New Orleans 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.

Best Locations for Lyft Drivers in New Orleans:
  • Bonnabel Place
  • Bywater
  • Central City Historic District
  • Downtown New Orleans
  • Fabourg Marigny
  • French Quarter
  • Gretna
  • Kenner
  • Lakeview
  • Lower Garden District
  • Metairie
  • Mid-City New Orleans
  • Oak Ridge Park
  • Storyville
  • Tchoupitoulas Street
  • Uptown New Orleans
Best Times for Lyft Drivers in New Orleans:

Friday/Saturday Evenings:

  • 8:00pm – 3:00am

Weekday High-Demand Hours:

  • Morning: 5:30am – 6:30am
  • Evening: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

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