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Grubhub Driver Training: How To Drive For Grubhub, Step-By-Step

At first, driving for Grubhub seems like a walk in the part. In theory, it is a fairly straightforward process.

A customer places an order, you receive the order, you go to the restaurant to pick it up, you deliver the order, and you make the customer’s day.

However, it’s more nuanced than that on the driver’s side, so we’ve put together a comprehensive series that walks you through the process, step by step.

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Key Takeaways

  • Getting Started: Log in to the Grubhub Drivers App, set your status to “Taking Orders,” and schedule your availability in advance using block scheduling.
  • Utilizing Hotspots: Use the app’s Hotspots feature to find busy areas with higher delivery opportunities.
  • Order Process: Accept delivery offers, pick up orders from restaurants, and deliver to customers. Monitor the app for real-time updates and customer locations.
  • Earnings and Payment: Instant Cashout feature allows frequent withdrawals directly to your bank account, with a small fee for non-Chase Bank customers.
  • Grubhub Driver Levels: New drivers start at Entry Level, advancing to Partner, Pro, and Premier based on performance metrics like commitment rates and on-time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Can You Earn with Grubhub?

The hourly rate of a Grubhub delivery driver is between $10 and $20 an hour. At $20 an hour, you can make over $41,000 a year if you deliver for Grubhub full-time. That’s a liveable wage for many parts of the country.

Do Grubhub Delivery Drivers Get Protection?

Grubhub delivery drivers receive protection through a safety program that offers purchasable safety gear, a system for reporting sexual harassment and discrimination, market pauses during severe weather, a feature to take driving breaks, and access to emergency services directly through the app.

Does Grubhub Pay for Your Gas?

Grubhub doesn’t pay for your gas as a delivery driver. Mileage costs are factored into your earnings before you accept a job, so you know how much you’ll pay for fuel.

Don't miss these valuable resources when you're getting started as a Grubhub driver.: