Who pays more: Uber or Lyft?

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After about half my friends at work have signed up and can’t stop talking about all the $ they’re bringing in by giving people rides from the airport after work (I work in construction right by a major airport), I’ve decided maybe I should take them more seriously. I’ve been searching to find out how much Uber drivers make vs Lyft drivers, but the info is hard to get at! I’m guessing maybe Uber doesn’t publish rates on purpose? Any light you have to shed on this would be much appreciated, since you guys seem to know what you’re talking about when it comes to ride sharing.

– Rob D.

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Sadie Cornelius (Admin)
Rob, glad you are considering jumping on board (no pun intended). How much you make really varies by location, time (peak vs off peak) and other factors so you might want to consider both then test out to see which pays better in your areas. Some cities have more awareness of Uber so that could also be a factor however Lyft passengers have the option of tipping in addition to the base fare. You can learn more about both companies in our Uber vs Lyft for Drivers article.