July 20, 2017

These Are The Highest Paying Jobs In The Gig Economy



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Nearly one in four Americans now take part in what is known as the “ gig economy .”

From accepting odd jobs online, like cleaning homes and fixing leaky faucets, to picking up strangers in personal cars and renting out spare bedrooms, more people than ever before are a part of this non-traditional workforce, either supplementing their 9-5 income or completely replacing it.

And it doesn’t look like the trend is going away anytime soon. As Forbes previously reported, an estimated 43% of the U.S. workforce will be made up of freelancers by 2020, according to a study by LinkedIn.

So, which gig economy jobs are worth investing your time and effort into now? According to new data by Earnest, there are three companies in this burgeoning sector worth looking into: Airbnb, Lyft, and TaskRabbit.

To come to its conclusion Earnest looked at anonymized data from tens of thousands of loan applicants to see how much people are earning on different gig platforms. However, it should be noted that the data does not show […]

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