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If you have a reliable motor vehicle, you can make money with delivery jobs like DoorDash.
DoorDash is one of the top-rated delivery apps that allows drivers to make money delivering food from local restaurants to hungry customers. But there are several others, as well. You can even work for more than one delivery app in order to increase your income.
What Is DoorDash?
DoorDash makes the top of the list as one of the best delivery job services available. It was also one of the first delivery services of its kind, although you might be surprised to learn GrubHub pre-dates DoorDash by more than a decade — although Grubhub didn’t offer food delivery at the time!
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DoorDash launched in Palo Alto, California, in 2013 as a way to allow even the smallest of restaurants and merchants to provide delivery to their customers.
Dashers earn money through base pay, which is calculated depending on the time, distance and desirability of the order, according to the DoorDash website. They also earn 100% of any tips customers give, plus promotional bonuses for completing challenges or making deliveries at what DoorDash considers peak times.
You can track your earnings easily in the app, and get paid weekly via direct deposit to your bank account. If you need money faster, you can opt for Fast Pay. You’ll pay a small fee but can have your earnings deposited immediately. If you use the DasherDirect debit card, you can get instant deposits with no fee, as well as 10% cash back on every gas purchase made with your card.
But DoorDash might not be available in your area, or it might just not be the right fit for you. So, which are the best delivery jobs like DoorDash to consider?
- Uber Eats
- Amazon Flex
- Local Businesses
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1. Uber Eats
On the heels — or, perhaps, the wheels! — of DoorDash came Uber Eats in August 2014. An offshoot of the ride service Uber, Uber Eats gave drivers another option to earn money besides shuttling people back and forth to their destinations. It also gave consumers another choice in food delivery services.
According to Indeed, Uber Eats drivers earn an average of $14.90 per hour, after expenses. Uber Eats …….