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How much does a Taxi Driver make in the United States?

Average Taxi Driver Hourly Wage in the United States

Taxi Drivers earn a median hourly wage of $11.68. Hourly wages typically start from $8.77 and go up to $18.51.

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

Average Taxi Driver Yearly Salary in the United States

Taxi Drivers earn a median salary of $24,300 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,250 and go up to $38,500.

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

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Employment Type Mix

54%
Full-Time
46%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.6
SCORE
139
RATINGS
Taxi Drivers average a score of 2.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Taxi Drivers in the 6th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Taxi Driver Earnings by Seniority

Top End Taxi Driver Earnings

The highest earning Taxi Drivers in the United States earn:

$18.51
an hour
$38,500
per year
Senior Taxi Driver Earnings

Senior Taxi Drivers in the United States earn:

$14.64
an hour
$30,450
per year
Experienced Taxi Driver Earnings

Experienced Taxi Drivers in the United States earn:

$11.68
an hour
$24,300
per year
Junior Taxi Driver Earnings

Junior Taxi Drivers in the United States earn:

$9.85
an hour
$20,490
per year
Starting Taxi Driver Earnings

Starting Taxi Drivers in the United States earn:

$8.77
an hour
$18,250
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Taxi Driver salary comparison

Taxi Drivers earn less than 89% percent of Services careers. Taxi Driver salaries are in the bottom 91% of all careers in the United States.

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Bus Driver Salary $39k
Administrative Assistant Salary $34k
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Taxi Driver Salary $24k
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Source:

Historical salary for Taxi Drivers in the United States

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

Taxi Driver salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Taxi Driver Salary in District of Columbia $14.47 $30,110 # 1
Taxi Driver Salary in New York $13.12 $27,290 # 2
Taxi Driver Salary in Connecticut $13.44 $27,960 # 3
Taxi Driver Salary in California $12.63 $26,270 # 4
Taxi Driver Salary in Alaska $13.70 $28,500 # 5
Taxi Driver Salary in New Jersey $13.26 $27,570 # 6
Taxi Driver Salary in Minnesota $12.89 $26,810 # 7
Taxi Driver Salary in Nevada $13.37 $27,810 # 8
Taxi Driver Salary in Massachusetts $12.58 $26,180 # 9
Taxi Driver Salary in Hawaii $11.87 $24,680 # 10
Taxi Driver Salary in Oregon $12.07 $25,100 # 11
Taxi Driver Salary in Colorado $13.10 $27,240 # 12
Taxi Driver Salary in Maryland $12.57 $26,140 # 13
Taxi Driver Salary in Washington $12.08 $25,120 # 14
Taxi Driver Salary in Illinois $11.96 $24,870 # 15
Taxi Driver Salary in Virginia $12.63 $26,270 # 16
Taxi Driver Salary in North Dakota $11.79 $24,530 # 17
Taxi Driver Salary in Delaware $11.87 $24,690 # 18
Taxi Driver Salary in Texas $11.55 $24,030 # 19
Taxi Driver Salary in Tennessee $10.29 $21,400 # 20
Taxi Driver Salary in Maine $11.37 $23,640 # 21
Taxi Driver Salary in Pennsylvania $11.42 $23,750 # 22
Taxi Driver Salary in Wyoming $11.42 $23,750 # 23
Taxi Driver Salary in Rhode Island $11.33 $23,570 # 24
Taxi Driver Salary in Vermont $11.23 $23,360 # 25
Taxi Driver Salary in New Hampshire $11.13 $23,160 # 26
Taxi Driver Salary in Nebraska $11.15 $23,190 # 27
Taxi Driver Salary in Utah $11.37 $23,660 # 28
Taxi Driver Salary in North Carolina $11.14 $23,170 # 29
Taxi Driver Salary in Missouri $10.78 $22,430 # 30
Taxi Driver Salary in Alabama $10.31 $21,450 # 31
Taxi Driver Salary in Florida $10.89 $22,640 # 32
Taxi Driver Salary in New Mexico $10.84 $22,540 # 33
Taxi Driver Salary in South Dakota $11.14 $23,170 # 34
Taxi Driver Salary in Michigan $10.57 $21,980 # 35
Taxi Driver Salary in Louisiana $10.32 $21,470 # 36
Taxi Driver Salary in Wisconsin $10.59 $22,030 # 37
Taxi Driver Salary in Arizona $10.77 $22,400 # 38
Taxi Driver Salary in Ohio $9.82 $20,420 # 39
Taxi Driver Salary in Iowa $10.78 $22,410 # 40
Taxi Driver Salary in Montana $9.60 $19,970 # 41
Taxi Driver Salary in Georgia $9.80 $20,380 # 42
Taxi Driver Salary in Indiana $10.55 $21,950 # 43
Taxi Driver Salary in Idaho $9.75 $20,270 # 44
Taxi Driver Salary in Mississippi $9.09 $18,910 # 45
Taxi Driver Salary in Kentucky $9.83 $20,440 # 46
Taxi Driver Salary in South Carolina $10.12 $21,050 # 47
Taxi Driver Salary in Kansas $10.12 $21,060 # 48
Taxi Driver Salary in Oklahoma $9.64 $20,040 # 49
Taxi Driver Salary in Arkansas $9.89 $20,570 # 50
Taxi Driver Salary in West Virginia $9.45 $19,650 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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