Grocery shopping and delivering $$$


Grocery shopping and delivering

Instacart is an app that connects you to customers who need items delivered from local stores. You use the app to view orders in your area, choose the ones you want, then shop and deliver those items to your customers. When you get paid, you can cash out in hours and earn even more with tips for great service.

With Instacart, you’ll do the grocery shopping and delivering. You can work whenever you want since you’ll be an independent contractor.

Plan to make $3 – $10 per delivery (about $14 per hour on average), plus you’ll get to keep 100% of tips. You must be at least 18 to sign up to drive for Instacart. Also, deliveries are first come, first served, so you’ll need to keep an eye on the app if you want to work.

Just create an account at After that, download the Shopper app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store to complete the signup process. Once you’re approved to shop, you can start making money on your own schedule.

How much an Instacart shopper earns depends on their role type and other factors.

Full-service shopper in the U.S.

Full-service shoppers get paid per batch that they complete. Instacart provides estimates for your earnings on every order and tracks your total earnings for the week. The amount you earn per batch depends on the size of the order, driving distance, and the effort involved in shopping and delivering. Shoppers keep 100% of customer tips, and get opportunities to earn extra through promotions Instacart offers. Shoppers can cash out their earnings in as little as 2 hours.

As independent contractors, full-service shoppers have the flexibility to work as little or as often as they want. This means that total earnings potential depends on the individual.

In-store shopper in the U.S.

In-store shoppers are Instacart employees who earn an hourly wage, detailed in the initial offer letter. In-store shoppers are scheduled for shifts based on personal availability, up to 29 hours each week.

To be eligible to become an Instacart shopper in the U.S, you must be at least 18 years of age, have legal authorization to work in the U.S., be able to lift up to 40lbs (18kg) without accommodation, and have regular access to a reliable car and a smartphone capable of running the Instacart Shopper app.

All you need is your driver’s license, social security number, and bank account information to set up direct deposit.

As an Instacart shopper, you’ll get a payment card from Instacart and use it at the checkout register at every store you shop. Getting a payment card is simple. New shoppers usually receive their payment card in the mail 5 to 7 business days after completing the signup process.