The 17 Best Sites to Find Lucrative Gig Jobs

The 17 Best Sites to Find Lucrative Gig Jobs

Learn more

Arrow

Next page

Arrow

1. Upwork

Upwork is a popular website that helps connect talent with businesses. This website is perfect for graphic designers, writers, web developers, and more, if you’re looking to make some extra income. To get started, you’ll need to create a profile and then search their platform for opportunities that interest you. All you have to do is submit a proposal and set your rate.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

2. Freelancer.com

According to Freelancer.com, their platform is the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace, connecting more than 53 million employers and freelancers globally. Whether you’re an expert in software development, writing, data entry, design, (and more!), you'll find a plethora of opportunities available through 

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

2. Freelancer.com

Freelancer.com. Like Upwork, you need to create a profile and get verified, and then you’re ready to start browsing jobs.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

3. Fiverr

Fiverr provides a worldwide platform for freelancers and provides an opportunity for professionals to expand their current portfolio and skillset. If you’re interested in voiceover work, proofreading, or writing, then this is the platform for you.  On Fiverr, you create a free profile or “gig” and start offering your services.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

3. Fiverr

While there is no subscription or fee required to list your services, Fiverr takes 20 percent of each transaction. You can set your prices anywhere from $5-$995, and up to three different prices for your services.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

4. Toptal

Toptal is considered an “exclusive” network of the world’s top freelancers, including software developers, designers, finance experts, project managers, and more. Typically, companies turn to Toptal for their most important projects. This website would be a good fit for someone with many years of experience in their industry.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

5. PeoplePerHour

PeoplePerHour is a platform that connects clients to expert freelancers who are available for hourly or project-based work. Prospective freelancers must complete an online application, which is then reviewed and approved by PeoplePerHour’s moderation team. Following the online application, you create a profile 

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

5. PeoplePerHour

and start browsing jobs that interest you. Jobs are available across a variety of industries, including technology and programming, digital marketing, and more.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

6. FlexJobs

This service is low cost and includes jobs with flexible schedules or part-time hours, freelance projects, and remote positions. FlexJobs works with thousands of companies to source flexible gigs, in addition to providing helpful resources to support your job search—such as free skills testing, expert job search tips, and more.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

7. Moonlighting by CareerGig

Similar to FlexJobs, Moonlighting is a platform that provides tools to make it easy for you to find gigs, ranging from cleaning jobs to web and tech gigs. According to the website, users do not have to bid for jobs or pay a commission to Moonlighting, which sets it apart from other platforms. You also get a personal business 

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

7. Moonlighting by CareerGig

page, unlimited proposals, invoices, and mobile and on-demand tools—all for free.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

8. SimplyHired

SimplyHired hosts more than 100 job boards and is a search engine for any kind of gig you might be looking for, whether it’s remote or in-person. The website lists jobs from a variety of industries from nursing to marketing and includes opportunities in 12 different countries.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

9. Working Nomads

Working Nomads curates lists of the most interesting remote job offers in many different professional career areas.  According to the site, they connect professionals who want to work remotely with innovative companies offering independent positions. Receiving job alerts from Working Nomads is completely free; you only have 

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

9. Working Nomads

to subscribe to a daily or weekly email.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

10. Guru

According to their website, Guru’s mission is to bring employers and freelancers together from around the globe to get work done. This service is free to sign up for, and they claim to have the lowest transaction fees in the industry. The vast majority of jobs available on Guru include software programming and web development.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

11. TaskRabbit

According to their website, TaskRabbit is a great way to find local jobs that fit your specific skill set, with the added bonus of being your own boss and setting your own schedule. As a “Tasker,” you can choose from 50 different categories, ranging from car washing to IKEA assembly, waiting in line, pet sitting, and other 

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

11. TaskRabbit

odd errands. If you want to become a Tasker, all you have to do is follow these steps and pay a $25 registration fee. According to Entrepreneur 360, TaskRabbit also takes 15% commission from the total cost of the job.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

12. Instacart

Instacart is a grocery delivery service that allows people to order from their favorite local stores. If you’re interested in working for Instacart, you have the option to become a full-service shopper which requires you to shop for and deliver groceries, or an in-store shopper, which is where you shop for the groceries and set them aside for customers to pick them up.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

13. Amazon Flex

This one is easy! All you have to do is use your own vehicle to deliver Amazon packages.  Available in more than 50 U.S. cities, drivers can earn $18-$25 per hour plus tips. If you’re 21 or older, have a valid U.S. driver’s license and at least a four-door midsize sedan, you are eligible.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

14. DoorDash

Serving more than 300 cities, DoorDash is a great way to earn extra money for your goals while choosing your own hours. If you haven’t used this service before, Doordash is a tech company that facilitates door-to-door delivery.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

15. Airbnb

Becoming a host for Airbnb takes some time, effort and coordination but can be very lucrative! It’s completely free to list your place, and what you charge is up to you. There are a few different ways to pay the Airbnb service fee, but the split-fee structure is most popular, which is where the host pays a 3% service fee and guests pay a fee under 14.2%.

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

16. Rover

Calling all pet lovers! If you've always admired that dog walker wrangling several cute doggos, this is your moment. Through Rover, you can offer a variety of services for dogs and cats, including: – Boarding – House Sitting – Dog Walking – Doggy Day Care – Drop-In Visits – Grooming

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

17. Lyft

Most of us have probably taken a Lyft before, but have you ever considered driving to make a little extra money? You just need to meet the age requirements for your region, have a smartphone, and pass an online DMV and background check. And here’s an interesting fact: you don’t actually need to own a car to be 

White Scribbled Underline

Next page

Arrow

17. Lyft

a Lyft driver! Lyft’s Express Drive program allows drivers to rent a car and drive with Lyft.

White Scribbled Underline

More

Read

10 New Job Fields for Women in 2022

10 Steps to a Resume That Will Get You Hired

10 Important Career Tips for Women

See More