best benefits for gig workers

What is one of the best benefits for gig workers?

To help discover the best benefits that gig workers can receive, we asked HR professionals and business leaders this question for their best insights. From telehealth services to your own workplace, there are several benefits that come with the line of gig work.

Here are the eight best benefits for gig workers:

  • Telehealth Services
  • Freedom
  • Customized Gadgets and Devices
  • The Company’s Training Resources
  • Flexibility
  • Earned Wage Access
  • Love for Your Work
  • Your Own Workspace

Best Benefits for gig workers

Telehealth Services

Since a majority of the gig economy works remotely, it makes sense why telehealth services are the perfect fit for this type of worker. Regardless of their location or time zone, gig workers can efficiently receive the medical attention they need, be it for their physical or mental health. Needless to say, access to this kind of health support is something that most gig workers look forward to more than additional compensation.

Harry Morton, Lower Street


The best benefit for gig workers is the freedom to work when they want. This flexibility is a huge perk because it allows me to control my own schedule and not have to worry about asking my boss for time off.

Additionally, there are no set hours so I can take as many or as few jobs as I want each month. This ensures that I never feel overwhelmed and always have time for other activities outside of work. Overall, the freedom to choose when and how much I work is a benefit gig workers appreciate the most.

Steve Morrow, Paddle About

Customized Gadgets and Devices

Incentivizing gig workers comes down to really understanding and appealing to their needs. For instance, no one can deny a good set of wireless headphones or a web camera because these gadgets are truly important in an employee’s everyday life. Gadgets are a fun and exciting reward for most employees and you can make it even better by customizing these rewards so that it aligns with your employee’s lifestyles and hobbies.

Riley Beam, Douglas R. Beam, P.A.

The Company’s Training Resources

Access to the company’s training resources can be an excellent win-win benefit for both parties. Improving existing skills and acquiring new ones bring profits to buyers and gig workers. With access to the company’s resources, the gig worker can gain knowledge and become more in-demand. In the company’s view, it’s a low-cost or no-cost investment in future relationships with the freelancer.

Michal Jonca, Passport Photo Online


The best benefit of gig work is the flexibility it offers. Gig workers can choose when and where they want to work, which can be a great perk for people with busy lifestyles. Additionally, many gig workers can set their rates, leading to higher earnings potential.

Kris Morrow, Camp S’more Worry Less

Earned Wage Access

Earned wage access better enables Millennial and Gen Z employees to cover their expenses as they work without being limited to one location. These younger generations comprise the largest pools of total gig workers. And on average, U.S. Millennials travel 35 days a year, and Zoomers 29 days per year. However, they’re not just hitting the road but also working from it. And allowing them access to their earnings without waiting two weeks for a paycheck will enable them to keep pace with their expenses while being a location-independent employee.

Jason Sherman, TapRm

Love for Your Work

They say doing what you love is freedom but loving what you do is happiness. Gig workers choose the tasks they will undertake, usually in their preferred field, subject matter, and working locations. They also have flexible working hours meaning they work at their most productive hours. To add icing to the cake, gig workers get to choose the number of days to function and can scale hours and days depending on their schedule and morale at work. Not even top executives get to have such flexibility in most companies.

Ryan Yount, Luckluckgo

Your Own Workspace

Your workspace belongs to you. Possessing the freedom to create an environment that is best for you, whether in a coffee shop, a home office, or a rented space, can significantly improve productivity and workplace motivation. If you are considering gig work, find an opportunity to create a workspace that inspires and motivates you.

Tony Chan, CloudForecast

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