Average Rider Salary
$61,000 yearly
$29.67 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$25,000
10 %
$61,000
Median
$152,000
90 %
What Is The Average Rider Salary?
The average rider salary is $61,718 per year, or $29.67 per hour, in the United States. Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $25,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $152,000. Many of riders seem to be drawn to professional and transportation companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case riders tend to work at government, technology, and education companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire pay riders the highest salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$152,000
$12,667
$73
75th Percentile
$99,000
$8,250
$48
Average
$61,718
$5,143
$30
25th Percentile
$38,000
$3,167
$18
10th Percentile
$25,000
$2,083
$12

Average Rider Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where riders earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Rider average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$64,619
$31.07
Alaska
$72,254
$34.74
Arizona
$65,521
$31.50
Arkansas
$61,006
$29.33
California
$77,057
$37.05
Colorado
$53,806
$25.87
Connecticut
$89,057
$42.82
Delaware
$95,669
$45.99
District of Columbia
$91,986
$44.22
Florida
$56,000
$26.92
Georgia
$71,886
$34.56
Hawaii
$54,241
$26.08
Idaho
$57,515
$27.65
Illinois
$64,684
$31.10
Indiana
$70,932
$34.10
Iowa
$78,396
$37.69
Kansas
$64,969
$31.24
Kentucky
$65,667
$31.57
Louisiana
$71,863
$34.55
Maine
$92,882
$44.65
Maryland
$81,324
$39.10
Massachusetts
$100,306
$48.22
Michigan
$63,556
$30.56
Minnesota
$53,573
$25.76
Mississippi
$70,877
$34.08
Missouri
$70,271
$33.78
Montana
$49,129
$23.62
Nebraska
$62,746
$30.17
Nevada
$66,923
$32.17
New Hampshire
$97,810
$47.02
New Jersey
$81,680
$39.27
New Mexico
$50,302
$24.18
New York
$92,252
$44.35
North Carolina
$72,419
$34.82
North Dakota
$60,860
$29.26
Ohio
$90,701
$43.61
Oklahoma
$58,673
$28.21
Oregon
$65,941
$31.70
Pennsylvania
$80,153
$38.54
Rhode Island
$99,553
$47.86
South Carolina
$66,301
$31.88
South Dakota
$68,830
$33.09
Tennessee
$65,955
$31.71
Texas
$60,586
$29.13
Utah
$53,863
$25.90
Vermont
$81,262
$39.07
Virginia
$75,083
$36.10
Washington
$78,606
$37.79
West Virginia
$76,275
$36.67
Wisconsin
$68,316
$32.84
Wyoming
$55,844
$26.85

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Highest Paying Cities For Rider

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Albany, NY
$90,266
$43.40
San Francisco, CA
$88,703
$42.65
Fort Lee, NJ
$82,451
$39.64
Bensalem, PA
$81,832
$39.34
Richmond, VA
$74,710
$35.92
Florissant, MO
$71,720
$34.48

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Average Rider Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $61,700
    $29.67
    +4.1%
    2020
    $59,200
    $28.45
    +3.7%
    2019
    $57,000
    $27.39
    +3.1%
    2018
    $55,200
    $26.53
    +3.5%
    2017
    $53,300
    $25.62
    +1.2%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Farm Labour

    Avg. salary: $25,518

    Also called agricultural workers, farm laborers are people who inspect and harvest crops. The workers irrigate soil on the farm and maintain their pumps, pipes, or ditches. They service and operate farm tools and machinery. Their job involves the maintenance of crops like vegetables, nuts, and fruits. They look after livestock on the farm like cows, chickens, etc. Also, they inspect the animals for the detection of symptoms of injuries or illnesses and administer vaccines for disease protection.
    7,274 Farm Labour Jobs
    Farm Hand

    Avg. salary: $25,511

    A Farm Hand is responsible for assisting Farmers in their daily tasks of taking care of the farm, raising the animals, and growing crops. Most of the duties involved require good communication skills, active listening, knowledge of farming, and determination to accomplish tasks as they can be tiring due to the involvement of physical work. The working conditions are diverse, and the tasks of a Farm Hand will vary through the seasons and situations, it can be unpredictable and will require a great deal of effort and passion.
    1,777 Farm Hand Jobs
    Groom

    Avg. salary: $25,182

    A groom is primarily in charge of maintaining the hygiene and appearance of pets. Typically working at grooming shops, a groom liaises with pet owners to identify their preferences, observe the pet's condition to identify its needs, and explain the extent of procedures to pet owners. They may bathe and cut a pet's hair or nails, even brush its teeth and recommend care procedures to clients. Furthermore, as a groom, it is essential to be proactive and alert as some pets' behaviors are unpredictable.
    9,854 Groom Jobs
    Farm Worker

    Avg. salary: $25,533

    A farmworker is responsible for applying fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides to crops and livestock. You will operate agricultural machinery under the direction of a rancher, farmer, or an agricultural manager. Your duties will typically include harvesting and inspecting crops manually, irrigating farm soil and maintaining pipes, pumps, d ditches, and feeding livestock. As a farmworker, you will operate milking machinery and other farm machinery such as plows and tractors, maintain farm buildings, and trim hedges. You are also expected to mend walls and fences and clear drainage ditches.
    14,061 Farm Worker Jobs
    Ranch Hand

    Avg. salary: $26,087

    A ranch hand is a person who takes care of livestock animals in a ranch. Ranch hands perform the ranch husbandry job, which involves keeping them healthy, feeding them, and overseeing breeding. The primary duty they serve is to assist in the day-to-day operations in the ranch. They prepare livestock animals for slaughter or sale. They must have experience in cattle handling and/or animal husbandry. They should also be adaptable, enthusiastic, and know ranch equipment and maintenance.
    1,325 Ranch Hand Jobs
    Wrangler

    Avg. salary: $41,283

    A wrangler has different responsibilities according to their place or industry of employment. There are wranglers who specialize in handling and training various animals such as horses, dogs, cattle, and even snakes. Their responsibilities often include preparing food and feeding animals, cleaning barns or cages, teaching tricks, and bathing animals. There are also instances when a wrangler may work for private companies or film productions to handle potentially dangerous animals or help them adjust to their surroundings.
    287 Wrangler Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Riders The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a rider, being employed by a company such as Uber Technologies or Dollar Tree would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Clark Pest Control and Barnes & Noble also report highly competitive salaries for riders.
    Company

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    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
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    $41,740
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    08/25/2021
    $36,523
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    $41,740
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    Kansas City, MO
    08/24/2021
    $32,870
    08/24/2021
    Hirschbach Motor Lines
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    Wilmington, DE
    08/05/2021
    $60,001
    08/05/2021
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    Beatrice, NE
    08/05/2021
    $60,001
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    Hirschbach Motor Lines
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    Chicago, IL
    08/05/2021
    $60,001
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    Hirschbach Motor Lines
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    Jersey City, NJ
    08/05/2021
    $60,001
    08/05/2021
    Hirschbach Motor Lines
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    Washington, DC
    08/05/2021
    $60,001
    08/05/2021

    Average Rider Salary by Demographic

    Rider Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $55,595
    female-income
    Female Income
    $45,997
    Median Rider Income by Race
    White riders have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american riders have the lowest average salary at $47,123.
    $58,000
    $56,000
    $54,000
    $52,000
    $50,000
    $48,000
    $46,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$52,337
    White$55,600
    Black or African American$47,123
    Asian$48,963
    Hispanic or Latino$49,957
    Average Rider Salary by Education Level
    Riders with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $70,008 annually. With a Associate degree, riders earn a median annual income of $61,688 compared to $60,920 for riders with an Bachelors degree.
    $75,000
    $70,000
    $65,000
    $60,000
    $55,000
    $50,000
    $45,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    No Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$55,595
    Master's Degree$70,008
    No Education$49,232
    Bachelor's Degree$60,920
    Some College/ Associate Degree$61,688