How Much Do Uber Drivers Make in Oakland?

Uber Pay Oakland 2019

How much money do Uber Drivers make in Oakland?

In this post, we explore the question of how much Uber drivers typically make, per year, operating in Oakland, California.

How much is an Uber driver’s salary in Oakland,  California?

Our estimate for drivers operating in Oakland is approximately $38,251 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 $12.26, and drivers reportedly complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., an hourly earnings total of $24.52).

Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total weekly earnings are $735.60 — making a year’s salary for a Oakland-based Uber driver $38,251.


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.

Oakland High Demand Areas – 

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

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


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