How Much Do Uber Drivers Make in Tacoma?

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How much money do Uber Drivers make in Tacoma?

In the post below, we look into how much a typical Uber driver earns per year in Tacoma, Washington.

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

Our estimate for drivers operating in Tacoma is approximately $36,439 per year (check out a complete list of Uber pay estimates in the United States here).

Per Week Hours for a Typical Uber Driver

An average Uber driver works around 30 hours per week.

The average trip for a Tacoma Uber driver pays out $11.67, and drivers reportedly complete about 2 full trips per hour (i.e., equating to an hourly earnings total of $23.35).

Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total per-week earnings are $700.75 — making a year’s salary for a driver $36,439.

Other Costs & Expenses

It also includes a rough projection of operating cost (fuel, maintenance, taxes, fares and tolls). However, costs differ significantly depending on vehicle type and what time of day an Uber driver chooses to operate.

Uber Tacoma Hotspots 2019 & High Demand Hours  

Make Extra Money by frequenting Tacoma’s Hot Spots & driving during high-demand hours 

If you want to make even more money as an Uber driver in Tacoma, follow these hotspot location guidelines:


Morning Rush Hour

  • Mon – Fri: 4.00am to 9.00am


Commuters (typically heading downtown, or to airport).
Majority of trips will be inbound towards the city – some demand in outlying residential areas, including Gig Harbor, Tacoma Residential Areas, and Puyallup, and Sumner.

Evening Rush Hour

  • Mon – Fri: 4.00pm – 7.00pm

Demand is outbound (heading toward residential areas, emanating from Downtown)


Weekend Day Times

  • Sat – Sun: 5.00am – 6.00pm


Saturdays and Sundays = busiest days for all Uber trips, including daytime demand.
Highest demand centers around residential areas and restaurants.

Weekend Nighttime

  • Fri – Sat: 6.00pm – 3.00am

Demand rises as early as 6:00pm (sometimes earlier on Sat). Highest demand occurs in Pacific Avenue + 6th Avenue – Tacoma, Downtown Puyallup, and the restaurants, bars and night clubs in the general vicinity.

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