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How much does a Taxi Driver make in Illinois?

Average Taxi Driver Hourly Wage in Illinois

Taxi Drivers earn a median hourly wage of $11.06. Hourly wages typically start from $9.02 and go up to $17.08.

Average Taxi Driver Yearly Salary in Illinois

Taxi Drivers earn a median salary of $23,000 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,760 and go up to $35,530.

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How to Become a Taxi Driver

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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Taxi Driver Earnings by Seniority

Top End Taxi Driver Earnings

The highest earning Taxi Drivers in Illinois earn:

$17.08
an hour
$35,530
per year
Senior Taxi Driver Earnings

Senior Taxi Drivers in Illinois earn:

$13.30
an hour
$27,660
per year
Experienced Taxi Driver Earnings

Experienced Taxi Drivers in Illinois earn:

$11.06
an hour
$23,000
per year
Junior Taxi Driver Earnings

Junior Taxi Drivers in Illinois earn:

$9.71
an hour
$20,190
per year
Starting Taxi Driver Earnings

Starting Taxi Drivers in Illinois earn:

$9.02
an hour
$18,760
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Taxi Driver salary comparison

Taxi Drivers earn less than 92% percent of Services careers in Illinois. Taxi Driver salaries are in the bottom 92% of all careers in Illinois.

Architect Salary in Illinois $74k
Sailor Salary in Illinois $62k
Real Estate Appraiser Salary in Illinois $55k
Event Planner Salary in Illinois $48k
Clergy Salary in Illinois $41k
Embalmer Salary in Illinois $35k
Engraver Salary in Illinois $31k
Make-Up Artist Salary in Illinois $24k
Taxi Driver Salary $23k
Food Server Salary in Illinois $18k

Historical salary for Taxi Drivers in Illinois

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Taxi Driver

Interested in becoming a Taxi Driver? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good taxi driver? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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