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Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

Job Information

Drive automobiles, vans, or limousines to transport passengers. May occasionally carry cargo. Includes hearse drivers.


  • Taxi drivers and chauffeurs may work any schedule, including full time, part time, night, evening, weekend, and on a seasonal basis.
  • Very few drivers are paid an hourly wage; most rent their vehicles from a cab fleet, although many own their vehicles.
  • Local taxi commissions set licensing standards for driving experience and training.
  • Job opportunities should be plentiful.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $22,760/yr ($11.38/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma