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How Much Do Uber Drivers Really Earn?

Posted on November 23, 2016

Photo via PEXELS user Pixabay
Photo via PEXELS user Pixabay
On Nov. 21, Uber released a report on driver earnings, conducted by the company’s head of economic research Jonathan Hall and Princeton economist Alan Krueger. Hall and Krueger used data from a diverse group of drivers in 20 markets. They found most Uber drivers drive 15 hours or fewer per week, and the average Uber driver earns an average wage of $18.75 an hour, before expenses.

(Krueger was previously a paid consultant for Uber, but the company says he was not paid for his work on this study.)

BuzzFeed News article here

Related Topics: driver pay, independent contractor issues, research and trends, TNCs, Uber, UberX

Comments ( 2 )
  • Jeff Petroski

     | about 2 years ago

    nowhere are taxes mentioned.......

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