The Airtasker Jobs That’ll Get You the Most Cash

The Airtasker Jobs That’ll Get You the Most Cash

Conversations around the increasing cost of living are showing no signs of slowing, and folks are looking for ways to make a little extra cash right now. One of the most popular ways of setting up a simple side hustle these days is signing up with Airtasker, and the app has shared a list of the skills that are winning over the most work right now – along with the skills that make the most money.

Any guesses for what they might be? Let’s take a peek, shall we?

As of March 2023, these are the most in-demand skills on Airtasker and the skills that are the highest paying.

Most in-demand Airtasker skills

  • Removalists – $190
  • Residential cleaning – $220
  • Handyperson – $245
  • Gardening / lawn mowing – $177
  • Furniture assembly – $173
  • Waste disposal collection – $165
  • Painting / painting services – $623
  • Pick up & delivery – $144
  • Plumber – $217
  • Mechanic – $197

Best-paid skills

  • Builder – $721
  • Cement rendering – $704
  • Ventilation installers – $635
  • Painting & painting services – $623
  • Concreter (including formwork) – $616
  • Insulation Installation – $593
  • Concreter (excluding formwork) – $581
  • Flooring – $554
  • Carpet & tile flooring installation – $550
  • Ceiling Contractor – $543

In terms of trends, it’s hardly surprising to see that removalist and residential cleaning jobs are sitting at the top of the popularity list with folks moving around more regularly due to increasing rental costs. Other household-related skills round out the list, with loads of trades making up the list of highest-paid skills on Airtasker right now

Interestingly, Airtasker also shared that there has been a spike in rental surfing listings, with renters “turning to Airtasker for help with conducting property inspections on their behalf”. The app shared that this task has increased by 90 per cent in March 2023, with Taskers raking home an average of $100 per rental surfing job.

Air-conditioning-related tasks also spiked in March, due to high temperatures. Installations and repairs increased by 174 per cent on the app during the week of March 13.

Lastly, pet care and boarding tasks have increased on Airtasker in March, due to the number of Aussies keen to take holidays at this time of year. The app shared that interest in pet-related care tasks increased 43 per cent month on month (as of March) and the average fee for pet boarders sits at $168.

Another interesting takeaway from the report was that fees for different tasks have dipped somewhat in recent months. According to Airtasker, tasks like handyperson jobs are down (on average) to $245 in March 2023, compared to $268 in October 2022. Furniture Assembly is going for $173 in March 2023, down from $190 in October 2022, and Painting is sitting at an average of $623 in March 2023 from $746 in October 2022.

You can take a peek and what tasks are going right now, and for how much, on the website here.

The Cheapest NBN 50 Plans

Here are the cheapest plans available for Australia’s most popular NBN speed tier.

At Lifehacker, we independently select and write about stuff we love and think you'll like too. We have affiliate and advertising partnerships, which means we may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. BTW – prices are accurate and items in stock at the time of posting.


Leave a Reply