Uber Pay Toronto 2016
How much money do Uber Drivers make in Toronto?
Curious about how much Uber drivers make in Toronto, Ontario? In the article below, we look into how much a normal Uber driver earns per year in the Toronto metropolitan area.
Our salary estimate for Uber drivers operating in & around the Toronto area is approximately $35,568 per year.
To compare that rate with other cities, check out our complete list of Uber pay estimates in the United States here.
Weekly Earnings for a Typical Uber Driver
An average Uber driver works around 30 hours per week.
The average trip for a Toronto Uber driver pays out $11.40, and drivers reportedly complete about 2 full trips per hour (i.e., equating to an hourly earnings total of $22.80).
Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total per-week earnings are $684.00 — making a year’s salary for a driver $35,568.
Costs & Expenses
This yearly earnings total includes a 20% fee taken by Uber.
It also includes a rough projection of operating cost (fuel, maintenance, taxes, fares and tolls). However, costs differ significantly depending on vehicle type and what time of day an Uber driver chooses to operate.
Uber Toronto Hotspots & High Demand Hours
You can make quite a bit of extra money by staying near high-demand areas in Toronto. 60% of Uber trips in Toronto start in a very small section of downtown Toronto. The Greater Toronto Area is over 5000 square kilometers, but by far the highest-demand Uber area is just 15 Sq KM.
If you want to make even more money as an Uber driver in Toronto, follow these hotspot location guidelines:
High-Demand Uber Hours in Toronto:
- Weekday AM: 6-9am (surge hours: 8am-9am)
- Weekday PM: 5pm onwards (surge hours: 6pm-7pm)
- Friday/Saturday daytime: 3-8pm (surge hours: 6pm-7pm)
- Friday/Saturday late night: 11pm-3am (surge hours: 2am-3am)