Ever wondered how much you’ll make if you quit your day job and turned to driving Uber (like Wolverine) instead?

In 2015, I wrote about how I encountered a taxi driver who told me he earns $7,000 a month. Back then, ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab were fairly new, but he was one of the early adopters of the technology and benefited tremendously from the bonus incentives. He was also immensely hardworking, and shared with me that the reason why he could earn so much more than most folks despite only having a GCE ‘N’ Level qualification was largely due to:

– Driving 12 hours every day, 7 days a week
– Driving when taxi drivers take their breaks and change shifts
– Using Uber and Grab to get more customers and reduce his waiting time plying the road for passengers

With more drivers joining the trade, …