The article below is an excerpt from Alvia, regarding Uber drivers' pay in NYC. The link to the full article at the end of the post. Update: It looks like this article at Alvia has since been removed.
How much money do Uber drivers make in New York?
Uber Pay New York / Uber Driver Earnings in NYC
Below, we explore how much money Uber drivers make in New York City.
Who qualifies as an ‘average’ driver? And what kind of variables are being taken into account when assembling salary estimates?
How much is an Uber driver’s salary in New York?
At IDWU, we estimate that Uber drivers in New York make approximately $80,839 per year (take a look at our entire list of Uber pay estimates by city for more salary estimates).
Average Uber Driver Hours
An average Uber driver in NYC works approximately 30 hours per week.
The average trip for an Uber driver pays out $25.91, and drivers reportedly complete about 2 full trips per hour (equating to a total hourly wage of $51.82).
Since an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, the total amount for New York City comes out to $1554 per week — meaning that a full year’s salary for an Uber driver in New York is approximately $80,839.