Top 3 Amazon mTurk Alternatives

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Amazon Mechanical Turk is one of the most popular crowdsourcing sites online. They are well known. You can direct deposit money into your bank account. You can transfer money into your Amazon gift card balance. There is a low minimum withdrawal rate of a $1. There is no required hours. There is no maximum hours. There is potential to work full time with weekly pay outs as high as $400+. But are there any good Amazon mTurk alternatives?


Clickworker is a site that utilizes crowdsourcing to assist in projects for different companies. This site has become a very popular alternative to Amazon Mechanical Turk because they are worldwide. Tasks available include everything from searching key words to writing descriptions. The UHRS tasks are extremely popular among their workers as earning could go as high as $14/hr. Payments are sent through PayPal or ACH. ACH is once a month, whereas PayPal payments are sent weekly Wednesday through Friday granted you have reached the $5 minimum. Fees do apply.

Go here to get started with Clickworker.


Microworkers is an international online platform that connects employers and workers from around the world. Tasks on this crowdsourcing site may include simple sign ups, social bookmarking tasks, forum participation, website visits, rating contents, adding comments, suggesting leads, creating backlinks, writing reviews or articles, downloading applications, testing websites, etc. They have been around for years. You can still find a lot of work available on Microworkers. Payments are sent twice a week (Wednesdays and Sundays) to your PayPal, Skrill or Dwolla account granted you have reached the payout minimum of $9.

Go here to get started with Microworkers.

Spare 5

Spare 5 is an online platform that allows you to do small tasks for money. You can either do the tasks online, or use the Spare5 iOS app (There is not an App for Android just yet). Tasks on this crowd-sourcing site may include tagging images, titling, rating, editing, annotating, reviewing, etc. You can still find a lot of work available on Spare 5. Payments are once a week (Fridays) to your PayPal account granted you have reached the payout minimum of $1.

Go here to get started with Spare 5

Please comment below and let me know of any other Amazon mTurk alternatives or share your experience with the ones I’ve listed above.

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Deedra Martinez
6 years ago

Thank you for letting me know about these, I have been on AT for a few years now. I like it and do some of the tasks on my down time. I will defiantly check out these other ones.

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