Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Drive automobiles, vans, or limousines to transport passengers. May occasionally carry cargo. Includes hearse drivers. Excludes ÔÇťAmbulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians" (53-3011) and "Bus Drivers" (53-3020).

Number of positions

2012: 14,620    2014: 14,960

Annual job postings

New: 170    Replacement: 150
(Total: 320)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Less than high school

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.