How Much Do Uber Drivers Make in Raleigh?

Uber Pay Raleigh 2019

How much money do Uber Drivers make in Raleigh, North Carolina?

Want to know how much an average Uber driver earns per year in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina?

Read our post below for our thoughts on Uber driver salaries in the Raleigh, North Carolina area, and check out our full city guide here for detailed instructions on becoming an Uber driver in Raleigh.

How much is an Uber driver’s salary in Raleigh?

Our salary estimate for Uber drivers operating in & around the Raleigh area is approximately $40,934 per year.

You can check out a full list of Uber pay estimates across the United States here.

Weekly Earnings for a Typical Uber Driver

An average Uber Partner drives around 30 hours per week. And, since a typical trip for a Raleigh Uber driver pays out $13.12, hourly earnings equate to an approximate total of $26.24 (since Uber drivers reportedly complete about 2 full trips per hour).

Thus, a driver’s weekly earnings amounts to approximately $787.20 — making a year’s salary for a Raleigh Uber driver about $40,934.

Costs & Expenses

Our salary figures includes an estimated projection of operating cost for Uber drivers (i.e., fuel, maintenance, taxes, fares and tolls). However, costs differ significantly depending on a number of factors, particular a driver’s chosen vehicle type (as well as the hours an Uber driver chooses to operate).

Uber Raleigh Hotspots 2019 & High Demand Hours

If you want to make even more money as an Uber driver in the Raleigh area, take note of some of the most high-demand hotspot locations in the city:

Raleigh Uber High-Demand Times: 


Downtown Raleigh:

Hillsborough St.
Fayetteville St.
AM and PM rush hours (Downtown Raleigh)
Late evening Friday and Saturday

uber raleigh hot spots

Northwest Raleigh:

Glenwood Avenue, to the northwest of downtown Raleigh, has extremely high demand on Friday and Saturday evenings.


Downtown Chapel Hill:

Weekends 9pm to 3am
Weekdays 6AM-9AM and 2PM-6PM.


Downtown Durham:

West Main Street
Weekday (Morning Rush Hour)
Friday and Saturday (Late evening)



Weekday (Morning Rush Hour)
Friday and Saturday (Late evening)


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