How Much Do Uber Drivers Make in Washington, D.C.?

Uber Pay Washington D.C. 2019

How much money do Uber Drivers make in Washington, D.C.?

Want to get a sense of how much a typical Uber driver might earns per year in Washington, D.C.?  Read our post below for a look at our Washington DC Uber Salary projections.

How much is an Uber driver’s salary in Washington, D.C.?

Our salary estimate for Uber drivers operating in & around the Washington, D.C. area is approximately $40,144 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 driver works around 30 hours per week.

The average trip for a Washington, D.C. Uber driver pays out $12.87, and, since Uber drivers reportedly complete about 2 full trips per hour, their hourly earnings equate to an approximate total of $25.74.

Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total earnings amount to $772.00 — making a year’s salary for a Washington DC Uber driver $40,144.

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 (as well as the hours & geographic areas an Uber driver chooses to operate).

Uber Washington, D.C. Hotspots 2019 & High Demand Hours

Once you’ve become an Uber driver, you can make extra money by frequenting local Washington, D.C ‘Hot Spots’ & driving during high-demand hours.

To collect more money as an Uber driver in the Washington, D.C area, follow these hotspot location guidelines:

Monday to Fridy:  6am to 10am
Monday to Friday: 4pm to 7pm
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 9pm to 3am
Bad weather – snow storms, extreme rain, heat, cold.
Sporting events, special concerts, special events.



Sports Stadiums:

  • Verizon Stadium
  • Nationals Park
  • FedEx Field
  • RFK Stadium
  • Byrd Stadium
  • DC Armory

Weekday evenings (4-7PM):

  • Chinatown
  • Penn Quarter
  • Dupont Circle
  • Clarendon
  • Foggy Bottom
  • University Street

DC Night Life: Thursday, Friday, Saturday Evening (7pm-9pm)

  • Georgetown, NW DC
  • NE DC, Silver Spring
  • Northern Virginia Suburbs
  • Arlington, Bethesda.
  • Georgetown
  • George Washington University
  • Howard University
  • American University
  • Catholic University
  • Gallaudet University
  • Trinity University
  • University of DC
  • University of Maryland
  • George Mason University

DC Night life – people returning home from bars – Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights (11PM-3AM):

  • Adams Morgan
  • Dupont Circle
  • University Street
  • Downtown
  • Chinatown
  • Penn Quarter
  • Foggy Bottom
  • Dupont Circle
  • University Street
  • Clarendon
  • Georgetown University
  • George Washington University
  • Howard University

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