What: Shifrin-Hayworth organizes medically-oriented focus groups in Michigan, giving doctors, nurses, and lab techs a potentially lucrative side hustle

Expected pay: $50 to $250 per one-to-two hour study for consumers; $100 – $400 for medical professionals

Husl $core: $$$

Where: Michigan residents only


Michigan-based medical professionasl — doctors, nurses, lab techs, etc — looking for a little side cash, can sign up to do focus groups with Shifrin-Hayworth. The company, recognizing that you might have privacy concerns, will even will let you call rather than fill out the online form.

The same courtesy is not extended to ordinary consumers, however. If you aren’t part of the medical community, you’ll be asked to fill out a form where you’ll give up tons of personal information. They’ll call you if they need you. 

That said, Shifrin-Hayworth pays better than most survey companies. And it offers reasonable focus group pay too. Other sites to consider: FindFocusGroupsSignUp Direct and Consumer Opinion Services.

What their participants say:

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