Delivering for Uber Eats is one of the most popular gigs in the gig economy. You can earn around $15–$25 per hour, and you are in complete control of your schedule.
If you have ever considered delivering for Uber Eats, check out some of our top resources below to learn how to get started and what to expect from a delivery gig.
Delivering for Uber Eats: The basics
To deliver for Uber Eats, you must be 19 or older and have access to a vehicle. The vehicle requirements are very lenient—Just about any vehicle qualifies, and you can even deliver with a bicycle or scooter in some markets.
After passing a background screening, you can sign on and accept delivery requests. There is no need to schedule hours—simply log on whenever you want to deliver.
Each delivery request will show you the estimated upfront pay, the type of delivery, the restaurant or store name, the customer’s location, and the total distance.
You are free to accept or decline any order, so it’s smart to wait for orders that pay enough to meet your goals.
There are several ways to get paid. You can wait for the weekly direct deposit, instantly withdraw your funds for a small fee, or sign up for the Uber Pro debit card and get your earnings instantly after each order.
Getting started with Uber Eats
Learn the basics of delivering for Uber Eats: How to get started, different delivery types, and basic strategies.
- Become a delivery driver on Uber Eats: Complete guide!
- How to get instant pay on Uber Eats and other apps
- What you can do when customers change the delivery address
- How Uber Eats drivers can switch to rideshare
Earnings and pay
Find out how much Uber Eats drivers make on average, and see examples of both high pay and low pay.