Grab Calculator: How much can a Grab PDVL Driver earns

Money is always a key factor before deciding on a job. Grab has devised a calculator to estimate how much money a Grab driver can make in a week.

We have done the hard work in number crunching and list down the various types of driving hours and lifestyle a Driver can potentially earn.

Alternatively, you can explore Go Jek Driver Sign up which is expected to enter Singapore soon.

With Ryde and MVL entering the private hire PDVL market, its an alternative worth considering.

How much can a Part-Timer Grab Driver earn

The Part-Timer

Monday to Friday
6pm to 9 pm (3 hours/day) = $431

Saturday and Sunday
9am to 12 pm (3 hours/day) – $186

How much can you earn a week – $$617

Who are these people – Drive just to cover rent for personal use

The Bosses

Monday to Friday
6am to 10 am (4 hours/day) = $679
5pm to 7pm (2 hours/day) = $302

Saturday and Sunday
9am to 12 pm (3 hours/day) – $186

How much can you earn a week – $$1167

Who are these people – Property Agents, Insurance Agent, Business Owners who drive for that extra cash

How much can a Full-time Grab Driver earn

The Office Hour Shift

Monday to Friday
0800 to 1700 (8 hours/day) = $945

How much can you earn – $945

*include 1 hour break

The Taxi Driver Shift (77 hours/week)

Monday to Sunday
0600 to 1800 (11 hours)

How much can you earn – $2060

*include 1 hour break

Full Time Grab Driver (40hrs/week)

Monday to Thursday (28 hours)
0600 to 1000, 1700 to 2000 = $886

Friday (12 hours)
0600 to 1100, 1700 to 0000 = $390

How much can you earn – $1276

Full Time Grab Driver (60hrs/week)

Monday to Thursday (28 hours)
6am to 10am, 5pm to 8pm = $886

Friday (12 hours)
6am to 11am, 5pm to 12midnight = $390

Saturday and Sunday (10 hours)*
12noon to 10pm = $500

How much can you earn – $1776

*include 1 hour break

Important

All calculations are based on estimates using Grab’s revenue calculator and may vary according to many circumstances. See Grab’s disclaimer below

Verdict

It is possible if proper driving strategy is adopted. Many of our Driver Partners are able to achieve beyond the estimated earnings by Grab with proper driving strategy and experience. The car you used can also help to increase earnings, see the Best Cars for Uber/ Grab to Increase Earnings

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Really can earn so much ?

All the estimated earnings are before the deduction of expenses such as rental and petrol costs. see how one guy earns $7400 from Grab

There are factors that must fall in place together to achieve the earnings

You can also read up more on Uber vs Grab on who pays better or private hire vs taxi if you are a taxi driver considering switching over and compare for yourself which is more suitable.

Alternative you can consider to be a Grab Hitch Driver, which will still offer flexibility and earn income to finance your car.