2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs drive automobiles, vans, or limousines to transport passengers. May occasionally carry cargo. Includes hearse drivers.
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- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $19,830 to $25,440 per year or $10 to $12 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$25||$50,970|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$20||$41,060|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$16||$32,320|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$12||$25,440|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$10||$19,830|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Taxi Driver and Chauffeur is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like AK doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at AK might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs are in the states of AK, WA, NY, DC and ND.