Uber Pay Toronto 2019
How much money do Uber Drivers make in Toronto?
Curious about how much Uber drivers make in Toronto, Ontario? In the article below, we look into how much a normal Uber driver might earn (per year) in the Toronto metropolitan area.
How much is an Uber driver’s salary in Toronto?
Our salary estimate for Uber drivers operating in & around the Toronto area is approximately $35,568 per year.
To compare that rate with other cities, check out our complete list of Uber pay estimates in the United States here.
Weekly Earnings for a Typical Uber Driver
An average Uber driver works around 30 hours per week.
The average trip for a Toronto Uber driver pays out $11.40, and drivers reportedly complete about 2 full trips per hour (i.e., equating to an hourly earnings total of $22.80).
Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total per-week earnings are $684.00 — making a year’s salary for a driver $35,568.
Costs & Expenses
This yearly earnings total includes a 20% fee taken by Uber.
However, costs differ significantly depending on drivers, as well as chosen vehicle types — so make sure to do your own research & factor in your projected operating expenses, in order to get the most accurate possible picture of what you can make as an Uber driver.
Speak to other drivers, check out other estimates online, and also feel free to email your local Uber chapter (email@example.com) and ask them about average salary earnings in the Toronto area.
Uber Toronto Hotspots 2019 & High Demand Hours
You can make quite a bit of extra money by staying near high-demand areas in Toronto. 60% of Uber trips in Toronto start in a very small section of downtown Toronto. The Greater Toronto Area is over 5000 square kilometers — however, the highest-demand Uber area encompasses just over 15 Sq KM. In other words, it’s worth sticking near certain core locations where demand is high & constant! Check out the hotspot location guidelines below:
High-Demand Uber Hours in Toronto:
- Weekday AM: 6-9am (surge hours: 8am-9am)
- Weekday PM: 5pm onwards (surge hours: 6pm-7pm)
- Friday/Saturday daytime: 3-8pm (surge hours: 6pm-7pm)
- Friday/Saturday late night: 11pm-3am (surge hours: 2am-3am)