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On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility

A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.

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5/28/2015 | 11:00:36 AM
Getting enough work to live on
Having done work for on demand industries it's not just 'finding enough work' thats the main pain point. it's finding enough work that pays well enough to live. I worked awesome jobs that I had to stop working because the pay netted far less than minimum wage. I've had jobs listed as $20-$30 dollars an hour that ended up being closer to $10/hour. I've not even bothered applying for jobs when I can tell right off the pay to work ratio is skewed. There is always work out there, but not always work that's worth doing.
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