Earning potential

What can I realistically earn as a driving instructor?

At Greer's Gears Driving School our lesson price is £45 per hour and we offer training sessions of two hour duration. If you work a 35 hour week that means you could gross around £1,575 per week. The more you work, the more you earn.

You have probably seen the adverts stating that you can earn £30,000 or more per year. Well, you can, but you will need to put the hours in to get that and it won’t be easy.

If you are willing to work long days and ensure that you make the last driving lesson as good as the first, you can earn a good income. How much you earn is of course relative to many circumstances and not just the hours you put in.

If you are on a franchise for example, you will need to pay for this. The hourly rate per lesson, the fuel economy of the vehicle you use, if you own or hire the vehicle, distance traveling to each lesson all play a factor into the amount you will earn.

Check out our franchise partnership option for more details.