Employment opportunity expanded from the day Careem and Uber entered Pakistan. They have made our lives so easy. Their service is amazing. Everyday we get to see something new and creative service from their side. They know exactly how to satisfy their customers.
These two cab-hailing services remain successful in gaining popularity, especially among women, but they also managed to draw the car rental community under one umbrella.
According to Pro Pakistani Uber drivers earn more than Rs. 100,000 a month by just driving cars on the roads of Lahore. Even “there’s this driver who topped by making Rs. 130,000 in 30 days”, Uber spokesperson said.
Many drivers hired by the app-based riding program earn up to double or triple the amount of regular drivers.
According to the latest reports Uber drivers take home Rs 50,000 while a normal person who works in a bank earns Rs 30,000 to Rs 40,000.
Uber pays its drivers 75% of the earnings from the trip while 25% goes to them.
According to Uber, it currently employs more than 1,000 active drivers in Lahore alone, these drivers managed 65,000 rides in the last two weeks of July.
Careem Pakistan, on the other hand, did not disclose their number of drivers.
Careem pays Rs18 for kilometer to the business class captains and CareemGo are paid Rs 15 and Rs 9 per kilometer respectively. Also the company provides a bonus of Rs 10,000 on completing 60 rides in a week’s time.
While Uber pays the drivers on hourly basis. It pays Rs520 per hour to the vendors, out of which the partners get Rs391 for each hour on duty. It also provides a bonus of Rs5,000 on 30 rides in two days.
Its actually a very great initiative by both Careem and Uber. The people who were unable to earn before can now easily earn a lot. The entry of Uber, Careem opened up new doors for the unemployed youth. This shows that Careem and Uber drivers are earning more than a banker.