How Much Do Uber Drivers Make in Sacramento?

Uber Pay Sacramento 2019

How much money do Uber Drivers make in Sacramento?

How much do Uber drivers make per year in Sacramento, California? Check out our post below to see salary projections for Sacramento Uber drivers.

And, to learn more about becoming an Uber driver in Sacramento, check out our full city post here.

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

Our estimate for drivers operating in Sacramento is approximately $35,318 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 $11.32, and drivers reportedly complete about two full trips per hour (i.e., an hourly earnings total of $22.64).

Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total weekly earnings are $661.80 — making a year’s salary for a driver in Sacramento $35,318.


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.

Sacramento High Demand Areas – 

Make More Money as an Uber Driver in Sacramento by frequently driving near its largest destination, the Golden 1 Center

Demand is highest in Sacramento in the Downtown area. However, if you want to make extra revenue, it’s worth taking note of the Gold 1 Center:

At Sacramento’s Central Event Arena (known as the Golden 1 Center) Uber passenger-demand is high most of the year.

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

  • Eastbound on J Street between 3rd and 5th
  • Northbound on 4th Street between L Street and Capitol Mall
  • Westbound on I Street between 7th and 8th


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