Instawork offers Charlotte workers the chance to earn a living

Flexible Work App Connects Network of On-Demand Hourly Workers to Charlotte Businesses

Press release

August 25, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2022 ( –
Instagramthe leading platform for connecting businesses with skilled workers, today announced the availability of the platform for hourly workers in the Charlotte, NC area who are looking to earn more money and earn a living.

In Charlotte, the average hourly pay rate on the Instawork platform is $16.13, more than double the local minimum wage of $7.25 — an hourly rate that hasn’t been increased by the state in over of a decade.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Living Wage Calculator estimates that a single adult without children would need to earn more than double to support themselves.

More than 22,000 people in Charlotte have already downloaded the Instawork app and are working to staff business locations in the area. The most common role in the region is general labor.

“Charlotte workers deserve a living wage to support themselves and their families,” said Kira Caban, Instawork’s strategic communications manager. “Instawork offers them that, especially in a time when inflation has increased the cost of daily necessities like gas and groceries.”

Pros can easily create a profile, find a shift that matches their skills and interests, and start working in as little as 24 hours.

Hourly Professionals (Instawork Pros) using the Instawork experience:

  • Work flexibility: build schedules around personal life and income goals.
  • Financial stability: see shift earnings before you work.
  • Unlimited income potential: work as little or as much as you want.
  • Get paid quickly: possibility of being paid the same day.
  • Unique and exciting work opportunities.

Companies that rely on Instawork Pros range from nationally recognized hotels and restaurant groups to some of the city’s favorite local hotspots and sports venues. These companies are constantly paired with reliable, high quality Pros to fill available shifts and provide valuable services. The Instawork platform encourages hourly workers and companies to rate each other on a five-star scale after each shift to help match future shifts with those who are most qualified.

Companies using the Instawork experience:

  • Quick access to skilled workers in their community.
  • Improved operational efficiency with quality and reliable staff.
  • Increased customer loyalty due to happier staff and better experiences.
  • Time saving on administrative tasks, focusing on other priorities.

Instawork is currently recruiting businesses in over 30 markets in the United States and Canada. Those interested in learning more about Instawork should visit or download the app.

About Instagram
Founded in 2016, Instagram is the leading flexible working app for local hourly professionals. Its digital marketplace connects thousands of businesses and over three million workers, playing a critical role in local economies. Instagram has been featured on CBS Newsthe Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Associated Press, and more. In 2022, Instawork was ranked in the top 10% fastest growing companies in the country by Inc. 5000 and was included in the Forbes Next Billion Dollar Startup list. Instawork was also named the recipient of the 2022 ACE Award for “Best Innovation”, one of the “Best Business Apps” by Business Insider. Instawork helps businesses in the food and beverage, hospitality, and warehouse/logistics industries fill temporary and permanent jobs in more than 25 markets across the United States and Canada. follow us on Twitter, instagram, LinkedInand Facebook.

Media Contact
Kira Caban
Strategic Communications Manager

Source: Instagram

Michael A. Bynum