PickFu Wage History
Top Worker Reviews
Take a 1-question survey (US-based) - $0.05
$3.00 / hour
00:01:00 / completion time
ProsThe ones that are posted between 12 cents and 36 cents+ are a little better paying. I think because "bigger companies" are paying for those (would name the companies, but don't wanna go against the NDA we agreed to).
quick approval, never rejected. May soft block really crappy work? IDK, would probably be challenging to write a response that shitty tbh
If your numbers are low, I would do the lower paying ones, otherwise I feel like the wages are starting to creep up cause of lots of workers avoiding the sh*t ones. So, maybe have some dignity/ self respect if you've been on the "mturk block" for a minute, and only reward this requester with work when they pay well or fairly at least. You know those "big companies" are paying them bank for the research too.
Cons(in advance, sorry for the repetition. It's a slow day. Figured I'd do a comprehensive review of a requester that's always around (and who's hourly should be lower imo. One of those cases where the better paying hits have been reviewed more imo and the crappier ones which are up a lot more don't get done/ reviewed.... so the numbers are all off)).
In general, historically, these have been and are underpaid. So, I tend to stay away, except for the better paying ones. Often wants writing on a 4-9 cent hit.
The ones that are in the 12 cent to 35 cent range pay a better hourly usually, as I noted above. Still I would say across all the hits this requester posts, it's about a 6/ hr average.
time reflects an urge to balance hourly out.
Advice to RequesterPay fairly. I can't believe someone else hasn't stolen your business. You're doing work for giant companies at times. Just feel like long term you would have such better data to give to those giant companies and make them happier if you paid better, which would in turn probably get you more business.
Annnnnd, it might better insulate you from competition, which right now, I think you are really vulnerable to.
All someone has to do is point out how weak the quality of your data is due to your low wages, and everything you've touched is then called into question.
Quit tempting me to be that person. I'm sure some others feel that way (with so many incompetent people on the other end of these surveys, etc). Amazing the kind of experience one can gain on mturk. So, what happens when the people crowdsourcing are actually becoming more adept than private sector workers and academics when it comes to administering surveys?? hmmmm. Fun thought for the day. Maybe I'll put this degree to work one day after all.
Take a 1-question, multi-option survey (US-based only) - $1.24
$11.42 / hour
00:06:31 / completion time
ProsAt least they approve fast, and they're always posting hits, even if those hits aren't necessarily that well paid and generally pretty tedious. I'd avoid unless you really enjoy writing and need those numbers.
ConsThe "one question" in the title is an outright lie. It's 28 individual writing prompts all related to a single product asking you to explain why you like image A more than you like image B.
Take a 1-question survey (US-based) - $0.08
$3.13 / hour
00:01:32 / completion time
ProsThey post a lot of HITs.
ConsPickfu is a pretty underpaid and lousy requester.
The titles are usually stuff like "Answer 1 question" but it's never actually 1 question.
There's almost always writing involved to explain your answer choices.
Many people are impressed by their 4 cent bonuses or whatever they get after doing 10 HITs - but I can assure you, that still doesn't make these worthwhile.