Samuel Gershman Ratings
Workers feel this requester pays generously
Samuel Gershman Wage History
Top Worker Reviews
40 minute research task with bonus ($0-$2)(~ 40 minutes) - $4.00 +1.07 bonus Confirmed!
$8.86 / hour
00:34:19 / completion time
ProsYou can take a break in between sessions as it's broken into 4 sessions of 50 trials.
ConsI'm rating this underpaid for two reasons: You're pressing either f or j followed by the space bar for 200 timed rounds ("Every MTurk worker will complete the HIT in exactly the same time, so use the time you have for each decision to your advantage!") so it's guaranteed to take at least this long. Second, the bonus conversion is 1 cent per 10 points in the game and the max points per round is 9 so the theoretical max bonus is $1.8 and obviously you will never get 9 points every round, so they know very well no one is getting a $2 bonus on this.
Advice to RequesterDon't lie about the possible bonus range.
Counting Circles Task!(~ 50 minutes) - $5.00 +4.18 bonus Confirmed!
$11.99 / hour
00:45:57 / completion time
ProsAbout as long as it says with an accurate progress bar It's actually fairly easy to get a decent bonus. I would estimate at least $5 for myself, likely more. There's a couple things you can pick up on that will make it easier as you go along. Edit: 1 point =/= 1 cent but the overall pay is still acceptable
Consdoesn't tell you the bonus
Quick Press Game(~ 20 minutes) - $2.00 +0.10 bonus
$9.51 / hour
00:13:15 / completion time
ConsNo progress bar, repetitive space bar button pressing task for 2 rounds of ~6.5 minutes of each, of course they don't tell you the magnitude of the bonus beforehand so I'm absolutely not surprised that it was garbage. Also reCAPTCHA on the final page before you get the code. Kind of a short timer relative to the task length as well (40 minutes).