Fees & Charges
People Per Job is free to sign up, create a profile, select skills of projects you are interested in, upload a portfolio, receive project notifications, discuss project details with the employer, bid on projects (free members receive initially 6 bids per month) and enter contests.
For fixed price projects, if you are awarded a project, and you accept, we charge you a small project fee relative to the value of the selected bid, as an introduction fee. If you are subsequently paid more than the original bid amount, we will also charge the project fee on any overage payments.
- For hourly projects, the fee is levied on each payment as it is made by the employer to you.
- The fee for fixed price projects is 3% , whichever is greater, and 3% for hourly projects.
Submitting entries to a contest is free. Contest fee applies when you are awarded a contest prize. This fee is charged when the prize is released, which is after contest has been awarded to you and the handover of entry materials has been completed to the contest poster’s satisfaction.
If you are subsequently hired to perform that Service, a 3% fee of the total service price is charged. This is charged when the service is ordered by way of a deduction from the payment you receive.
People Per Job is free to sign up, post a project, receive bids from freelancers, review the freelancer’s portfolio and discuss the project requirements. If you choose to award the project, and the freelancer accepts, we charge you a small project fee relative to the value of the selected bid, as an introduction fee.
The cost and how this fee is charged depends on the type of project.
For fixed price projects, a fee of 3% (whichever is greater) is levied at the time a project that has been awarded by you has been accepted by each freelancer you award. If you subsequently pay the freelancer more than the original bid amount we will also charge the project fee on any overage payments.
For hourly projects, a fee of 3% is levied on each payment that you make to the freelancer.
You may cancel the project from your dashboard at any time for up to seven (7) days after the project has been accepted for a full refund of your fee.
At the time of posting a contest, employers must provide funds equivalent to the total contest prize. We have a Money Back Guarantee for this prize money.
There is no contest fee for posting and awarding the contest for employers.
Each additional awarded entry will also require payment of the prize for that entry.
At the time of ordering a service, employers must provide funds equivalent to the total service price. The payment is protected by the People Per Job Payment System. Only release the payment once you are 100% happy with the work that has been delivered.
- Dispute/claim: Buyer contacts the seller directly through People Per Job’s Resolution Center site to file a dispute, and the two parties work together to find a solution. If buyer and seller can’t agree to a solution, buyer can escalate the dispute to a claim in order to request a refund/reversal where People Per Job steps in to determine how the situation should be resolved.
- Chargeback: Buyer contacts their card issuer and requests a refund.
- Bank reversal: Buyer contacts their bank to request a refund.
If a buyer initiates a complaint, the seller will receive an email about it and will also see it in the Resolution Center. Additionally, the money the seller received for the transaction may be unavailable during the case investigation. If the case is settled in the seller’s favor, the money will be released back to their People Per Job account.
You will received refund within 7 to 14 days.