In general, a Uber Eats rider might make anywhere between $15-20 an hour in the US. Uber Eats has a take rate of 17-20% on each order placed by the customer. Uber Eats riders’ hourly rates can vary based on geography and route availability.
How does the Uber Eats fee structure work?
Uber’s fees are part of the delivery charge, which the restaurant charges; those usually include:
This fee varies based on location.
The fee varies based on the order’s size, typically 5% of the subtotal.
Small order fee
For most restaurants, a fee will apply to orders under a certain amount.
Uber Eats fee structure example
Approximately, this is how the unit economics should reflect:
- Amount paid by customer: $50 + $5 = $55
- The amount received by XYZ restaurant: $50 – (30% commission on order) = $35
- Delivery Charges: Pickup Fee + Delivery Fee + Per Mile Charges = $4 + $2 + ($2 x 3) = $12
- Net Revenue for Uber Eats = ($55 – $35) – $12 = $8