How Much Do Uber Drivers Make in the Bay Area (San Francisco)?

Uber Pay Bay Area 2019

How much money do Uber Drivers make in the Bay Area (San Francisco)?

How much do Uber drivers make, per year, operating in the Bay Area (aka, the surrounding regions of San Francisco, California)? We explore the question in our post below.

How much is an Uber driver’s salary in the Bay Area?

Our estimate for drivers operating in the Bay Area is approximately $45,090 per year (a complete list of Uber pay estimates by city is available here).

An ‘Average Driver’

An average Uber driver works around 30 hours per week.

The average trip for an Uber driver pays out $14.52, and drivers reportedly complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., an hourly earnings total of $29.04).

Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total weekly earnings are $871.20 — making a year’s salary for a Bay Area Uber driver $45,090.


This yearly total includes a rough estimation of operating cost (fuel, maintenance, taxes, fares and tolls). However, costs differ significantly depending on vehicle, driver, and a driver’s rideshare strategy.

Bay Area Uber Hotspots – Uber High Demand Areas – 

Make More Money as an Uber Driver in the Bay Area by frequenting these ‘Hotspot’ Locations

To make more money as an Uber driver in the Bay Area, operate near these locations:


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