What: Food delivery app; pays drivers a mileage allowance and an hourly minimum wage, plus tips
Expected pay: $10 – $20/hour
Where: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington State,
Requirements: 19+ years of age (21+ in Chicago); 2+ years driving experience; Smartphone with data plan; Drivers must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance; Bikers must have a valid state ID; Checking account for direct deposit; Pass a background check
- Pays drivers a mileage allowance and an hourly minimum wage, plus tips
- Drivers are paid once/week by direct deposit
- If you don’t get enough deliveries in the time you’re working, you may trigger a guaranteed hourly wage (The hourly guarantee is explained in the video link below. The video isn’t professional, but it is informative. The driver shows his weekly wages, which helps you see how GrubHub calculates what you’ll earn.)
- Drivers see the value of the order before they accept or reject it
- Parking can be tough, which can make it difficult to deliver orders on time
Other apps you may want to consider: Amazon Flex, Lyft and Wingz.
What Users Say: (From Indeed)
A typical day at work is easy going.
I haven’t learned much in the way of job experience.
Management looks at you as expendable.
In more rural areas be prepared for long car drives because of an outdated system.
The hardest part of the job is dealing with cranky customers or the “Driver Care Team/Specialists”.
Pros: Very lax job
Cons: Long Delivery routes, Difficulty contacting Grubhub, feeling inadequate and expendable, Grubhub acts as if they’re not at fault for problems that arise from their app, or while you are on the route
Would I recommend to a friend? No, most of my friends make way more than this job pays. Of all the delivery companies it is the best but thats like being the best at the special Olympics.
Pros: Work when you want
Cons: Driving around all day