AMAZON MECHANICAL TURK PAY: PART-TIME INCOME
wondering how much amazon mechanical turk pay to its workers? It worth working on mechanical turk? Read to know the exact thing and see the screenshot for the proof,
As I was scrolling through my Google feed, I came across a sidehustler post on Amazon Mechanical turk, and i was wondering how some people are earning in the dollar from Mturk every month, i started to question myself
Is it possible to work from the comfort of my couch?
Is it possible to earn some dollar with getting scammed?
Like most people I was confused, on the one side I was scared of losing money to the scammer and on the other side, Mturk is officially related to Amazon, which needed no introduction,
So I decided to apply for it,
As the best things were
It needed no initial investment, so I had nothing to lose
So after creating Amazon Mechanical turk account, I got message like
Luckily!!! I got a mail a few days later,
I got approved for earning from Mturk, excited me log in the account and want to see and learn;
What Amazon Mechanical turk really is?
How to earn from Amazon Mechanical turk it?
How Amazon mechanical turk pay to its workers
So for a beginner, Let’s explain in detail what Mturk is
“Amazon Mechanical Turk depends on the possibility that there are as yet numerous things that people can do substantially more successfully than computers, like, recognizing objects in a photograph or video, performing information de-duplication, deciphering sound accounts, or examining information subtleties. Customarily, errands like this have been cultivated by contracting an expansive temporary workforce .”
How to earn from Amazon mechanical turk it?
As you log in the mturk website as a workers, you will be landed on the HITS page,
now you can sorted hits on reward or time basis, select the hit which you think you are confident of and start the timer.
And submit it within the time and get paid
Here is my walk through of my first day on mturk
First thing I did was sort the hits on the price basis
and lots of survey show up, what caught my eyes was survey from an elite university which need worker to rate the music and it was for around 30 minute, I completed within a time and submit it, Few minutes later my hits got accepted and paid me and what makes it amazing is I got a bonus too.
Next, I accept HITS which need me to record 50 different gesture of hands which they provide demo just before the recording, it was fun it was time pass, After the recording of 50 different gesture I completed it and apply for payment. By the time I again sort out the task from the thousand of them = $3
Now I want to try some CAPTCHA typing, which usually included a bill and you need to type the same in the typing area with capital, and numbers, although the payment for it was in cent it also didn’t take more than a minute if I do it quickly.
There is also a lot of opportunities for translation task mostly in Spanish to English, Chinese to English.
Next, I tried a survey on personality, and another on sleep, which makes me not more than 20 each and made dollar 1.5 and 1 on another.
Now I got familiar with this things and accept as many as possible without and when you didn’t understand, you can read the instruction provided by the Work Requestor, I completed many hits which doesn’t take more than few minutes, and I didn’t keep track and completed hundreds of them.
By the end of the day, almost all of the HITS them got accepted and paid me as well.
How Amazon mechanical turk pay to its workers
For a worker in America, they are usually paying directly in their bank account.
and for workers from other countries, they usually give an option of redeem earnings to amazon.com gift card.
The thing to keep in for newbie/beginner to Mturk
- Accept Hits only when you really think, you can complete it
- Maintain an approval rate of 97% to more to get more task for you
- Learn to complete hits within the time
- Never leave task in the midway
Pros of working on Amazon Mechanical Turk
- You can do any kinds of work, you want and any minute or hours
- No scheduled time, you can work anytime you want
- Work anytime on your time basis
- Easy work, anyone with basic English can do it.
Cons of working on Amazon Mechanical Turk
- Pay is really low most of the task usually paid less than a dollar
- Not available to cash out directly for countries for other than United State
- Not much
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AND HOW MTURK CHANGE YOUR LIFE!