Before the t
service fee bs I made 25-35 full service DC.....now it's 15-22
5 dollars an hour after expenses
Answered - Shopper (Former Employee) - Minneapolis, MN
How much you make (as in gross vs. net after expenses) is based on what you do (in-store shopper, delivery only, or full service shopper).
Delivery and delivery plus in store shoppers (a.k.a. full service shopper) do not have a set rate. They are paid per number of deliveries times what Instacart establishes as that day's rate which also changes per city and customer demand.
For example, you could work 'delivery only' for about $5 per address plus whatever the customer decides to tip. While you can pick your hours (provided you've performed well enough to get early pick), there's no way of knowing how many addresses you'll be delivering to. It could be 4 (slow period) or maybe 10.
So, let's say you make $40 for a 4 hours shift. While that looks like $10/hr, understand that they don't provide or reimburse for anything. Not your gas, not mileage, not the cold bags or coolers needed to transport perishables, not parking if you have to deliver to a pay-to-park area, nada.
Plus, you need to pay your own taxes.
If you sign up for direct deposit, you're paid weekly around Wed or Thur.
I earn an average of about $22 per hour.
Answered - Full Service Shopper (Current Employee) - Metro West Boston
$23, pay period is every two weeks.
Answered - T-3 Supervisor (Current Employee) - San Francisco, CA