September 08, 2021
If you want to know how much you can earn driving with Bolt compared to a 9-5 job, then you’re in the right place.
Sit back and enjoy the ride!
First, let’s take a look at the current state of play to get an idea of average 9-5 earnings. The national minimum wage in South Africa stands at R3500 monthly. The average graduate salaries in South Africa begin at R4000.
Workers can, however, grow their earnings in the following ways;
Bolt driver earnings are directly linked to two factors — performance and efficiency. There are, however, numerous ways that drivers can supplement their earnings on the platform.
Top-performing full-time Bolt drivers in major cities such as Johannesburg can make up to R7000 per month. Part-time drivers in major cities can make up to R120 per hour compared to the minimum wage of R20 per hour.
Bolt charges 15% to 20% commission on the final order price depending on the city — for both cash and card rides. However, this commission doesn’t apply to tips, bonuses, and airport or toll fees.
As well as the opportunity to make more money for you and your loved ones, the Bolt driver app offers a seamless earning experience:
To help you make your decision, we’ve compared Bolt against a standard 9-5 job across various factors. If you want to earn flexibly and be your own boss, then signing up as a Bolt driver could be the right choice!
One of the key perks of signing up to drive with Bolt is that you get complete ownership of your time and work schedule — which is great for your mental well-being! Plus, you’ll get all of those added benefits that we discussed.😉
If you’re still not quite sure which way to go, then remember that you can test the waters with Bolt to begin. You can work your 9-5 job and drive part-time with Bolt simultaneously. And remember that part-time drivers in major cities like Johannesburg earn up to R120 per hour weekly — so there’s no harm trying.
Now, you have all that you need to make the decision to sign up to drive today!
Want to earn flexibly and on your schedule? Sign up on our website!
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