Average Salary For Taxi Drivers In South Africa

A taxi driver is a person whose job is to take people in a car to the place they want to go to in return for money.


Taxi Driver Salary In South Africa

The average taxi driver’s salary in South Africa is R 132 000 per year or R 67.69 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 132 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 1 202 400 per year.

What is the central message of Taxi Driver?

Scorsese does not justify or glorify violence, in fact, he seems rather critical of society’s attitudes towards violence.

The message of Taxi Driver seems to be that lonely and desperate people just want attention, and that society only gives attention to regular people if they commit horrific acts.

Is the taxi business profitable in South Africa?

Over shorter-distance routes, like a 23km trip between Soweto and Johannesburg, operator profits are around R25,000 a month, while longer-distance trips, like the 595km trip between Joburg and Durban, can lead to profits of around R37,000 per month, the group said.

How do I become a Taxi Driver?

Taxi Drivers need a valid/recognized, ‘clean’ driver’s license.

They also need a professional driving permit (PDP).

Which is the biggest taxi rank in South Africa?


Noord (MTN) Taxi Rank is one of the two largest in the country, functioning as the central hub through which commuters travel to and from all areas (local and long-distance) in Gauteng, other provinces, and SADAC countries such as Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana, and Zimbabwe.