Lyft Driver Reviews

Updated May 31, 2020

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3.2
48%
Recommend to a Friend
41%
Approve of CEO
Lyft CEO Logan Green
Logan Green
544 Ratings
  1. "Its been Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Driver in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft for less than a year

    Pros

    You're your own boss and makes great money

    Cons

    Some time longer drives for less money

    Lyft2020-01-30
  2. "Fun! When it's not a pandemic"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Lyft Driver in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lyft for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Meet new people, explore your area, hear great music!

    Cons

    Driving alot, wear and tear on car, low wages

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    Lyft2020-05-31
  3. "Great job if you like people."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Driver in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft for more than a year

    Pros

    Great job if you like people and their individual stories.

    Cons

    Pretty slow right now due to COVID-19.

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    Lyft2020-05-28
  4. "Professional and Personable"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lyft for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy process to be approved to drive

    Cons

    To make money, I wasn't always available to work downtown or at the airport

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    Lyft2020-05-21
  5. "People / culture are great but IPO and growth have changed things."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Safety Driver in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lyft for more than a year

    Pros

    It's a better place than most AV companies in the area. Ideas are able to be heard and viable solutions are addressed if inline with company goals.

    Cons

    Harder to move up even with improved skill sets.

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    Lyft2020-05-18
  6. "Meh."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Lyft Driver in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lyft for more than a year

    Pros

    Make your own schedule, great holiday tips

    Cons

    Drunks, rudes ,racists, homophobes and people who don't keep their hands to themselves

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    Lyft2020-05-31
  7. "Get part time job, set your own hours"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Driver in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Lyft for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Independent driver can set your own hours. 1099 employee

    Cons

    Can work a lot of weekends, but it is great

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    Lyft2020-05-13
  8. "The more you drive the less you make"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Driver 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lyft

    Pros

    Work whenever you feel like it

    Cons

    I kept getting emails from corporate. Emails were full of emojis and smiley faces. Content of email stated that from now on, I will get paid less for the same work I do. Then more happy emojis then more smiley faces followed by more bonus cuts.

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    Lyft2020-05-23
  9. "Easy work. Not good income."

    4.0
    Current Freelancer - Driver in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Lyft for more than a year

    Pros

    very easy by and large most people are quite nice

    Cons

    very low ceiling. Unless you cherry pick friday and saturday nights your hourly income AFTER gas and expenses will be sub $15/hr for sure.

    Lyft2020-05-02
  10. "Lyft Driver"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lyft for more than a year

    Pros

    Instant pay, flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Low pay, slow at times.

    Lyft2020-05-14
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