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How much does a Taxi Driver make in New York?

Average Taxi Driver Hourly Wage in New York

Taxi Drivers earn a median hourly wage of $13.39. Hourly wages typically start from $9.19 and go up to $23.48.

Average Taxi Driver Yearly Salary in New York

Taxi Drivers earn a median salary of $27,850 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,110 and go up to $48,840.

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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 New York earn:

$23.48
an hour
$48,840
per year
Senior Taxi Driver Earnings

Senior Taxi Drivers in New York earn:

$17.98
an hour
$37,390
per year
Experienced Taxi Driver Earnings

Experienced Taxi Drivers in New York earn:

$13.39
an hour
$27,850
per year
Junior Taxi Driver Earnings

Junior Taxi Drivers in New York earn:

$10.36
an hour
$21,550
per year
Starting Taxi Driver Earnings

Starting Taxi Drivers in New York earn:

$9.19
an hour
$19,110
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Taxi Driver salary comparison

Taxi Drivers earn less than 84% percent of Services careers in New York. Taxi Driver salaries are in the bottom 92% of all careers in New York.

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Historical salary for Taxi Drivers in New York

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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