Drive for Uber anytime! Car in the shop? Headed to a binge-party? Need a lift to the airport? Taxis are the automatic answer, but consider another option – Uber. Not just for rides, but also to make money. Like driving a taxi, Uber is a home business – you control your day.
According to Uber, drivers netted an average of $25.00 an hour with an average of 1.3 rides per hour. This “netted” amount is before tolls, gas, maintenance, wear and tear, etc. The real number is closer to $21.00 an hour or so.
Uber offers on-demand rides that “uses everyday cars for everyday use.” Signing up to be an Uber driver is not hard. Follow the simple steps below and be available, when you want, where you want. See Johanna’s article in BuzzFeed about real Uber pay. Still, beats minimum wage at Walmart…
According to the site, Uber is in 58 countries. Here is a partial list of some of the cities in the United States.
I live in Chicagoland and Uber defaulted to Chicago on log in. Below are some of the conditions if you apply:
Uber does conduct background checks on its drivers and if interested, you will need to submit a copy of a driver’s license and other information.
The sign-up process is simple and after approval, you can start driving almost immediately.
As with any business, do your homework. Look at driving costs (fuel, maintenance) and compare to income. A high mileage car will earn more than a gas guzzler.