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How Much Do Uber Drivers Make?

For those who are interested in setting their own work hours, having control of their pay, and like meeting new people, become a driver with the popular ride-sharing company, Uber, is always a great option. Uber is one of the largest rideshare companies in the world, with thousands of contractors driving for them across the country. In this article, we will show you how much Uber drivers are making hourly as well as walk you through ways in which their earnings are being calculated. As is common with rideshare companies, the work schedule varies considerably for each driver, so it is hard to say specifically what a driver’s net income will be. There are also a number of factors that go into how much a driver takes home. First, there’s the standard trip fare which consists of the base fare in addition to how long and how far your trip is. The rate per minute and per mile varies from city to city. The standard fare is higher for Uber XL, Uber Black, and Uber SUV drivers. When rider...


Mar 29, 2020

Uber Introduces 'Quiet Mode' So You Can Ride In Silence

The days of awkward conversations during Uber rides are now over, at least for some users. Uber has heard our cries and is now offering a “quiet mode” to keep chats to a minimum during rides. The update comes with a list of new rider preferences for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV. “Uber Black and Uber Black SUV riders told us they wanted high-quality service and premium comfort,” Uber Senior Product Manager Aydin Ghajar said in a blog post. “That’s why we’ve improved features and requirements to meet or exceed their expectations on every ride.” The new preference feature is perfect for riders who need to take phone calls, answer emails, nap, or enjoy silence. Those who don’t mind conversing can also make it known in their preferences. The new “quiet mode” and other preferences will only be available to Uber Black and Uber Black SUV users. The move is expected to encourage riders to use Uber’s more expensive offerings. Riders can also set preferences for the car temperature, notify...

Arriana McLymore

May 15, 2019