Instacart vs DoorDash: Which Gig Is The Best?
Now that the economy is slowly moving towards a gig economy, customers want to outsource their basic needs by using food delivery services to get their grocery shopping or food delivered.
This service is available in over 5,000 cities across the United States and has had 9.6 million active users since 2020. It works with more than 300 grocery stores and more than 500,000 Shoppers.
If it's your first time ordering on Instacart, you can get free delivery on your first order. After that, the fees start at $3.99 for orders over $35, with other fees like same-day, club, and small deliveries.
Must be 18 years old The worker must be authorized to work in the U.S. or Canada Smartphone (either with Andriod 5.0 or later or iOS 9 or later) Ability to lift 30+ pounds Commit to following safety policies
It is available in over 4,000 U.S., Canadian, and Australian cities. This company has a nearly 60% market share in the U.S., partnering with more than 340,000 restaurants and merchants.
DoorDash attracts customers due to the $1 delivery fee for the first month of service. After the first month, the standard is $5.99 per order. However, some restaurants ask for $8 per delivery. You might also have to pay a fee if the order is small.
Must be at least 18 years old Provide a Driver’s license number Provide a Social Security number Consent to a background check Have a car, scooter, or bicycle
Instacart For each delivery-only batch, Instacart pays at least $5. If the batch requires some shopping and delivery, the pay is from $7 to $10.
Doordash You get paid based on three things: base pay, promotions, and tips. When you are a DoorDash driver, you get paid $23 per hour while on delivery.