Safely and quickly transport clients or businesspeople around town.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Drivers do?

As a Driver you spend your days shuttling your client(s) around town. You aren’t like a Taxi Driver though. Instead, you’re hired by either one person or one organization, and you’re responsible for getting them wherever they need to go.

Your biggest responsibility is driving, but you have mini-responsibilities as well, like planning the best route, helping clients in and out of the car, and keeping the vehicle clean. Your non-driving duties also include making sure the car is in good condition by doing periodic inspections and maintenance.

If you don’t know tons about cars though, don’t stress. Most of the maintenance you need to do will be basic, like making sure the car has enough gas and oil, and knowing when to bring it to the shop for more serious problems. If a problem bigger than what you can handle comes up, or if it’s just time for the car’s annual inspection, you’re the one who schedules the check-up. But you must take care that your client doesn’t go without a car for too long.

When you’re in the car with your client, you can serve as more than just the person in the front seat. Drivers can also double as Bodyguards, though if you decide to go this route, you’ll need to get special training and certification.

Should I be a Driver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • How to become a Driver

    Most Drivers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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