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Studies can’t agree on how much rideshare drivers make. So, we are taking the question directly to SoCal Lyft and Uber drivers

The Uber logo is seen outside the Uber Corporate Headquarters building in San Francisco, California on February 05, 2018. 
The billion-dollar trial pitting Alphabet-owned autonomous driving unit Waymo against Uber started in what could be a blockbuster case between two technology giants over alleged theft of trade secrets. The San Francisco courtroom battle will take place as Waymo and Uber race to perfect self-driving cars that people could summon for rides as desired in a turn away from car ownership.
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The Uber logo is seen outside the Uber Corporate Headquarters building in San Francisco, California on February 05, 2018.

A recent study from MIT finds that Uber and Lyft drivers only take home a measly $3.37 an hour on average driving for the two companies.

A recent study from MIT finds that Uber and Lyft drivers only take home a measly $3.37 an hour on average driving for the two companies.

The study was based on a survey of more than 1,100 drivers with the two ride-hailing companies.

The resident economist at Uber swiftly took issue with the results, calling into question the MIT study’s research methodology. That prompted the MIT researcher, Stephen Zoepf, to recrunch his numbers. Zoepf has now revised the average hourly earning to $10 per hour.

There have been many studies in the recent past trying to arrive at exactly how much rideshare drivers make, after expenses and gas. An example of these numbers can be seen in this survey.

We’ll look at the different studies and take calls from SoCal drivers who work for Lyft and Uber on their take home pay.

If you drive for Lyft or Uber, call us at 866.893.5722. You can also

us, or post a message on our Facebookpage.

Guest:

Harry Campbell, Los Angeles-based Uber and Lyft driver and founder of TheRideShareGuy.com, a blog and podcast for rideshare drivers; he tweets

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