1.6M

American workers obtained short-term jobs or tasks through websites or mobile apps as their main job, as of 2017

Source: Pew Charitable Trusts
Additional Information: This is according to estimates by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The bureau asked respondents only about their main jobs, however; other research shows that gig work is a supplemental or secondary source of income for many.

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