How much do Uber drivers make in Vermont?
I live in a fairly popular tourist town in Vermont. While the local population is low, New Yorkers tend to fill up the hotels and resorts regularly throughout the summer and into the winter for skiing. As a result, I was thinking about driving for Uber during high times, but I want to make sure it’s worth my while. How much do Vermont-based Uber drivers make?
Eric Schad · Answered on Dec 27, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
The amount of money that Uber drivers make in Vermont varies by where you drive, but the average annual wage is around $36,300 according to Salary.com. Here are some average annual salaries of Uber drivers in some of Vermont’s larger cities:
- Burlington: $37,300
- Essex: $37,000
- Colchester: $30,000
As you mentioned, an interesting part of driving for Uber in Vermont is the tourist factor. You may be able to increase your earnings if you drive during ski season, leaf-peeping season, or summer vacation.
If you want to maximize your income as an Uber driver in Vermont, you can also take a few of these steps:
- Eat before you drive so you aren’t spending extra money.
- Find the most affordable rideshare insurance.
- Drive during peak hours or during surge fares.
- Check the Uber app for weekly promotions that can boost your earnings.
You can also drive for Uber and Lyft simultaneously to maximize the number of rides you can give. Don’t forget to consider the money you’ll be spending on gas and the wear and tear your vehicle will accrue.
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