How Much Do Uber Drivers Make in Melbourne?

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How much money do Uber Drivers make in Melbourne?

How much money do Uber drivers make in Melbourne, Australia? Check out our post below for our full Melbourne salary projection.

How much is an Uber driver’s salary in Melbourne, Australia?

Our estimate for drivers operating in Melbourne is approximately $59,092 per year (a complete list of Australian 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 $18.93, and drivers reportedly complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., an hourly earnings total of $37.87).

Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total weekly earnings are $1136.38 — making a year’s salary for a Melbourne-based Uber driver $59,092.


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

Melbourne High Demand Areas – 

Make More Money as an Uber Driver in Melbourne by driving in ‘Hot Spot’ Locations

If you want to make even more money as an Uber driver in Melbourne, operate at or near these locations in the Melbourne Area:

  • 5am – 9am weekdays (inner suburbs)
  •  3pm – 9pm weekdays
  •  Bad weather (rain, event cancellation, etc).
  • Major events in Melbourne (click here for event updates)
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