10 Best Gig Worker Jobs To Make Extra Money in Your Spare Time
The number of gig workers has grown dramatically over the last several years and shows no signs of slowing down. Over 51 million Americans participated in the gig economy in 2021, according to a survey by MBO Partners.
According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, “gig workers are independent contractors or freelancers who typically do short-term work for multiple clients. The work may be project-based, hourly or part-time, and can either be an ongoing contract or a temporary position.”
Here are the top 10 best gig economy jobs available right now. While everyone has varied skills and interests, there are enough different opportunities that I'm sure you can find a good fit for you.
Driving for Uber or Lyft is probably the most famous gig worker job out there, but for a good reason. That was one of the first platforms to launch an app to connect drivers and riders seamlessly.
1. Driving Gig
If driving people around isn't your thing, how about delivering food or packages? There is no shortage of apps that cater to delivery services. Some examples include DoorDash, Postmates, UberEats, Amazon Flex, Instacart, and Grubhub.
2. Delivery Gig
While you won't make a ton of money with survey apps, it is an incredibly easy gig to start, and you can spend as much or as little time on it as you want.
3. Survey App
Fiverr is an online freelancing gig platform that allows you to advertise almost any service you can think of, ranging from web design to creating crazy cat videos (yes, people pay money for that).
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