The average salary for chauffeurs and drivers is $24,000. The highest paid chauffeurs and drivers can make as much as $37,000, while the lowest paid make $17,000 a year. Chauffeurs and drivers can make the most money driving wealthy individuals in the financial sector and movie and entertainment industry.
In 2013, chauffeurs and drivers earned an average of $12 an hour. The best cities for taxi drivers and chauffeurs are New York City; Tacoma, Washington; Fairbanks, Alaska; Trenton, New Jersey and Bridgeport, Connecticut. Chauffeurs and drivers make less than delivery truck drivers and bus drivers but more than cooks and maids.