10 best legitimate Micro Jobs sites to Make Money Online

Micro Jobs sites (more precisely crowdsourcing websites) provide a platform  for  Employers and Workers where Employers post jobs(tasks) to get their work done and Workers complete the jobs(task) to get  money. Workers are free to  choose tasks that matches their skills the best.

See an example task below to see how it works –

Microworkers task example

Here , the Employers is asking worker to complete a Sign-up job. The Worker completes the task and submit proof(whatever employer asks for). The employer checks out his work and if he is satisfied with the work he approves the work and pay an amount of $0.08 to the worker.

best microjobs sites to make money onlineMicro jobs are thus small tasks and requires very little time and skills to be completed. Doing micro jobs has become one of the easiest way to make money online .I have seen how little money adds up to make large . I know several guys who are doing great in this field and earning huge money from crowdsourcing sites. Micro jobs sites are getting better and providing real easy interface to the users. If you not comfortable with micro jobs then read other top 10 ways to make money online without investment.

Here is my list of best 10 legitimate Micro Jobs sites to make money online-


1. Amazon Mechanical Turk (Mturk)

MTurk is a website of Amazon web services and has been around since 2005 . It is a crowdsourcing online marketplace with millions of users worldwide(more than 190 countries) . There are 2 kind of people at MTurk –

Requester – Requesters are those who post Jobs known as HIT’s (Human Intelligence Tasks) such as Categorize questions , find address of someone ,  image tagging or choose best among several pictures etc. A requester review the work submitted by the worker and on the basis of his satisfaction , he approves the work.

Workers- also called Turkers sometime . Workers complete the jobs posted by requesters and submit proof to get paid.

Its real easy to make money at Mturk because you will get a lot of odd jobs there which requires either little or no skill.

Payment methods- Amazon gift card or Amazon payment account and Direct deposit

Note– Indian members have the option to receive a direct deposit denominated in Indian Rupees into their bank accounts

Minimum Withdrawal amount- No Limit

Join Mturk


2. Clickworker

Clickworker has been around since 2005 and more than 700000 active workers from 136 countries are working with them. This site is free to join for everyone around the world who is interested in writing ,translation, research, collecting data etc. As a clickworker you work independently , you set your own working hour and you get to choose the assignment you are interested in .

The simple tasks such as  picture classification and questions categorization  don’t require any formal qualifications so everyone can complete such tasks .For other tasks where special skills are required , you have to prove your qualification by taking assessments . Now you can also complete Pollfish, Adscend and Peanut Labs surveys there like many other platforms.

Withdrawal methods – PayPal (payment are processed every week from Wednesdays-Fridays)

Minimum Withdrawal Amount -$5

Join Clickworker


3. Crowdsource (OneSpace)

Crowdsource is a legit micro jobs website. This site is  specially good for writers , copy editor and moderator. You will find here small tasks like image tagging, categorization , transcription , writing answers and writing product description etc which don’t take much time and skills. There are currently 269 qualification tests like Quality assurance  Specialist , Junior copy writer , Senior copy writers . You have to qualify more and more tests to be eligible for more work . Crowdsource is working across 180 countries and their site got wonderful user interface. I love their payment system.

Payment method – Paypal

Minimum Withdrawal Amount – No Limit (do a task worth 1 cent and  get your 1 cent transferred in your Paypal account )

Join Crowdsource/OneSpace


4. Rapidworkers

Rapidworkers is a service of UnikScripts, Inc.  . Their website is pretty much similar to the Microworkers and has almost same features and working interface although the site is not so professional looking and lake some essential features. There are two kind of people at Rapidworkers- Employers and Workers .

This is an example task at Rapidworkers –

rapidworkers example task

See the image above  – The task is available to all the international members and will take about 3 minute to be completed. The worker will get $0.10 if complete the task in acceptable manner.

You can place a withdrawal request if your balance is over $8.00 + 6% fees. It takes less than 7 days to process a withdrawal request. I got mine next day of withdrawal request.

Payment methods – Paypal and Payza

Minimum Withdrawal Amount – $8 + fees

Join Rapidworkers


5. Microworkers

Microworkers is definitely my favorite micro jobs platform as a large portion of my income comes from it. Microworkers is a crowd sourcing website owned by Weblabcenter, Inc. and have more than 700000 workers worldwide. Employers can create professional looking campaign using Microworkers template. The only and worst thing about Microworkers is their address verification procedure  for the first withdrawal .

After joining , you will get a lot of tasks available to choose from that match your skills the best. Some of examples tasks are – Search and Click, Sign up ,Like a Facebook page or Download an android app etc. They send Payment twice a week.

Payment methods -PayPal, DWolla and Moneybookers(skrill), Bank Transfer via Transpay(New)

Minimum Withdrawal Amount – $9 + fee

Join Microworkers


6. Fiverr

Fiverr is one of the most popular marketplace that offer services, starting at a cost of $5 (that’s where its name came from “Five-rr”). It offers  a platform for people to buy and sell a variety of digital services such as graphics design, video editing, programming , SEO , music composition etc. Each service offered is called a “GIG”. Its Alexa rank in July,2015  was #445 , now you can imagine its popularity. It was launched in 2010 and currently host millions of Gigs.

Anyone can make a profile on Fiverr and start offering services as Gigs. Its a great place to sell your skills as a Gig for $5. When someone buy your GIG and you complete whatever written in Gig , you get $4 and $1 goes to Fiverr as commission.

Payment methods – PayPal

Minimum Withdrawal Amount – $5

Join Fiverr


7. Upwork (Former Elance-oDesk)

Two leading pioneer in the world of crowdsourcing : Elance and oDesk , were merged to form Elance-oDesk and later in 2015 , Elance-oDesk  was re-launched as Upwork. Its a platform where businesses and professionals meets and collaborate. 9 Million users are registered with this site and 4 million clients post 3 million jobs annually. If you got a skill like designing , web and mobile developing ,writing and marketing etc , you can join Upwork and can earn huge money.

Payment methods – Payoneer , PayPal , Skrill , Direct Deposit/ACH and Wire Transfer (USD)

Minimum Withdrawal Amount- Different for different modes of Payment

Join Upwork


8. Guru.com

Guru Inc. was founded in 1999 and  now has 1.5 million users worldwide . People who complete task here are called “Guru”. If you have certain skills related to any of category mentioned on their site , such as- Designing ,Management ,marketing , software developing , writing and engineering etc , you can join this site. Guru.com connects Employers and Employees in 160 different fields.

Upwork and Guru.com requires highly skilled workers unlike ordinary mirco jobs sites ,yet I mentioned these in this list as these are highly reliable sources to make money online by doing tasks.

Payment methods – PayPal , Credit Card , E-Check(Only for US bank accounts) , wire transfer

Minimum Withdrawal Amount – Different for different modes of Payment

Join Guru.com


Shorttask (Update – It’s a big Scam)

Shorttask is pretty much similar to the Mturk in term of user-interface. One who posts jobs is called “Seeker” and who completes the tasks is called “Solver”. ShortTask has over 125,000 workers and more than 5000 Seekers  in its database. Have heard a lot of bad thing about this site but I am fine with this site so far , if anything bad happens I will let you know about. Give it a try and let us know your experience through comments .You must meet the minimum withdrawal amount to get paid and the withdrawal limit is Just $10 now only.

Note – I have tried it. Like most other people, I too didn’t get my Money. Don’t Join it. 

Payment Methods- Paypal

Minimum Withdrawal Amount- $10

Join Shorttask


9. Crowdflower (Now figure-eight)

Cloudflower/Figure-Eight is another popular micro jobs site with 5 million contributors  from 208 countries. Contributors are the people who completes the tasks. Clowdflower is somewhat similar to the Crowdsource.com in terms of user interface and nature of tasks. You get instructions before accepting a task. You can pass different tests to prove your skills and to access more work. The tasks you get here usually related to these categories – content moderation, data collection and enhancement, data categorization, sentiment analysis etc.

Payment methods –  Paypal and other options(Different for different Channel Partners such as CrowdFlower Elite only pays through PayPal)

Minimum Withdrawal Amount – Different for different Channel Partner such as for CrowdFlower Elite you need to have minimum $5

Join Crowdflower


10. PicoWorkers

The website is not too old but is currently paying to its workers.  The interface is very similar to Microworkers and Rapidworkers. You make money by completing tasks posted by employers. I don’t how it would do in the future but it has all the potential to become a good crowd sourcing platform. They take about 10 days to process a withdrawal request. It would be worth mentioning that you get $2 for just signing up which you can only use for posting your own tasks.

Payment Options – PayPal | Amazon Gift Card | Payza | Skrill | Crypto Currency | Paysafecard.com and US Bank Cheque.

Minimum Withdrawal Amount – $5

Join Picoworkers 


11. Remotasks

The Remotasks offers tasks entirely different in nature if we compare it with Microworkers, Mturk and Picoworkers. This is new but reliable website is growing faster and have some prestigious clients like UBER, Google Alphabet, Procter, Gusto etc. Since they have clients from self driving car companies, you will see a lot of tasks related to Image annotation, cuboids, image tagging, content moderation etc. When it comes to payment, they are very professional and make payment on Tuesday every week.

Payment Options – PayPal

Minimum Withdrawal Amount – None (whatever you have earned during the week will be sent to your paypal account on tuesday every week)

Join Remotasks


12. Spare5

The Spare5 with more than 500000 registered users is somewhat similar to Remotasks in nature of the tasks it offers They have clients from all over the world in robotics, retails and automotive industry. The main mission of Spare5 is developing high quality data needed to train Artificial Intelligence Engines. Some big companies involved in making driverless cars sends them pictures and relevant data. They convert them into meaning tasks and serve to workers. Worker can complete the tasks and get paid for their efforts and time. Classifying, tagging, rating, reviewing and annotating are the kinds of tasks they offer. They are reliable when it comes to the payout. Spare5 processes payments on every Friday.

Payment Options – PayPal

Minimum Withdrawal Amount – $1

Join Spare5


Conclusion

These were some of good micro jobs sites I am currently working with and making some extra money. It’s easy to get started with these sites and multiple your income. You should join such sites because you can complete the tasks from the comfort of your home . If you are stuck at home and don’t have any full time work or have some spare time then its better to make some money than killing time.

Micro jobs sites can be a great place for you to use your skills and can help you becoming more productive. Give a try to these sites and Let us know about your experience. You can also share information about other micro jobs platform you are using through comments. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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57 thoughts on “10 best legitimate Micro Jobs sites to Make Money Online”

      1. Any best site and genuine ..where u have tried or any of ur user tried..if there is any.. plz send link
        Thanks in advance

            1. Click on “Request Payout”. Select your payment mode. Enter amount and click on request payout to get your money.

      2. hey sudhir nice job dude for your info on microworkers.i just wanted to know with ur experience i wanted to make atleast 20dollars a day.can u tell me the way

  1. Hi sir/madam,
    I want to do the microworkers admission test. I completed that test. After completing the test it shows the following message.

    “Ip address does not match”.
    What will I do for this issue? I am eagerly waiting for your kind response.

    1. I completed my admission test with 87.5% a couple of weeks ago without any problem. Have you tried different devices and browsers? Have you tried logging out and then login back to try the task again? Have you tried switching off your internet source and then switching on again to finish the task?

      1. I have opened my microworker account in my smartphone but have written my microworker admission test in my laptop it doesnt recognize my IP address and also with my phone the same mistake us happend.. how can u solve this and continue my admission.. please tell me some suggestions.

        1. Mohammed you tried to access microworker from a country that is embargoed. i’m sorry to say you can’t fool them, simply you can’t join.

  2. RapidWorkers Is A Joke!

    I signed up for that just to see what jobs were available. Nothing But Junk – Do Not Waste Your Time There!

    Example: 30 cents to download a text file. But in order to do that you have to complete some other “offers”.

  3. hello,
    i joined crowdflower on 26 april 2017 and make 10$ in 3 days for doing correction work and i got my money in my paypal aacount in less than two days.

    and one thing also that the minimum cashout is 10$.

  4. Hi

    Thank your for best information but I want you to help me with below question.

    which countries are eligible to participate in above online tasks sites?

    I’m in Africa

    Looking forward to your answers

  5. I have an rapidworkers account.. They say that they don’t pay through payza.As I am from Bangladesh, Bangladesh doesn’t have paypal.Is there any other way to withdraw money from rapidworkers??

  6. hello, I’m using crowdflower, I’m spending a very good time with this site.
    I am a member of 19 April 2017, so far I have withdrawn 131 dollars.

  7. That article is awesome! Thank you for sharing this great content. By the way, another great way to make online is participating in online surveys.

    1. sudhir sheoran

      Payment options at MTurk are – Amazon gift card or Amazon payment account and Direct deposit. You submit your bank account details. They convert your mturk balance to your local currency and deposit directly in your bank account.

  8. Hi Sudhir Sheoran, Thanks for listing this website to get a micro job easily. It’s really interesting to know info about these jobs. This post is really useful to me and others to get the micro-jobs to work in our spare time to earn a decent income.

  9. Melissa Stroebel

    i have started doing some work on remote tasks. Its basically annotating images and drawing cuboids around vehicles to teach robots how to spot vehicles. I’ve tried it and it automatically pays into my paypal account weekly. It’s worth a try.

  10. Thank you for sharing this list and I really appreciate the fact that you have gone back and updated based on what you found out about the company.

    I have heard of a couple of these sites and others I am just now hearing about for the first time.

    I have been using Picoworkers as an employer and that seems to work pretty well, I also submitted a few tasks but have not been approved yet so not sure how it works.

    I know for a fact that they are still taking deposits from employers but not sure how it works for making a withdrawal. I will probably just reuse the money I make to pay people to do tasks for me so in that case it might work fairly well.

    I started trying to use Rapid Workers but their site seems to have issues and I am not sure I will end up using them in the long run.

    I really appreciate you taking the time to put this list together so now I can explore my options!

  11. Thank You boss. I appreciate your work. You are a true blogger keep it up and share with us this type of pricious knowledge allways.

  12. Is it possible to earn AT LEAST 5 TO 10 dollars in a day by doing micro working jobs?
    How much time i have to work for earn 10 dollars a day.?

    1. It is possible if the user lives in a first world country like USA, UK, Australia, Canada etc. A task worth $0.15 should not take more than 2-3 minutes. Availability of tasks can also affect earning.

  13. Hi sudhir,

    Thanks for all the info but I tried joining for mechanical turk but as they said no openings for Indians and next I tried for microworkers but it’s unable to send sms to them kindly help me out..

  14. I like the dynamics that these sites employ but I have a doubt, do they still pay? I’m struck by clickworkers, rapidworkers and microworkers. I glad you in advance for this article. ⛅

  15. The link for accepting a task in Rapidworkers does not show.
    I’ve chosen an International task so I think I should see it.
    But I’m only seeing the link for “Not interested in this job.”
    The status of the job is still “green”
    Is it possible that the slots for a country is already full?
    I hope I’d know why this is happening.
    Thank you for your post. Very informative.

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