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Sweeper Travel Payouts

Summary

Sweeps charges travel fees to compensate Sweepers for traveling to some jobs and for traveling  during some jobs. Travel fees are paid directly to Sweepers.

Important Points

  • Sweepers are expected to provide their own transportation to all jobs.
  • Sweepers are NOT compensated for getting to and from jobs UNLESS there is a specifically stated travel bonus on the job.
  • Travel Payments are based on where the job is in relation to a campus point, NOT where you are coming from as a Sweeper.

You can read more about Sweeper payments at help article.

Travel Fee Amounts

  • 0-9.9 miles: No Travel Fee
  • 10-19.9 miles: $12.00 per Sweeper
  • 20-29.9 miles: $16.00 per Sweeper
  • 30-59.9 miles: at least $20.00 per Sweeper, when this degree of travel is involved we may be in touch to suggest travel fee solutions, typically defaulting to the federal rate of 57.5c/mile.
  • >60 miles: Out of Service Area, Contact Sweeps

Travel Payout Process

  • If a job has a travel fee, that will be visible on the job. You will be paid this travel fee automatically when the job pays out.
  • If a job does not have a stated travel fee, there is not one.
  • We can add travel fees when appropriate, such as when a job location is different from the address listed or when extra stops are added.
  • Get in touch with us before submitting your timesheet if you think a travel fee should be added. Travel expenses should not be submitted on your timesheet.
  • We sometimes pay Sweepers travel bonuses to help us fill jobs. This is an exception and is typically paid as a bonus after the job is paid.

Travel Fees Criteria

Travel fees apply to the following jobs:

  • Jobs with locations greater than 10 miles from the nearest campus.
  • Jobs that require Sweepers to travel greater than 10 miles as part of working the job.
  • If driving is an aspect of the job, ie between job locations, or during deliveries or courier service, the Sweeps hourly rate will be charged in addition to travel fees.
  • Note that travel fees may be added to jobs based on additional locations or circumstances.

Travel Fee Locations

We measure distance from the following locations:

  • Atlanta: Georgia Aquarium
  • Auburn: Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Austin: Republic Square
  • Asheville: UNC-Asheville Campus
  • Boone: Kidd Brewer Stadium
  • Charleston: South Carolina Aquarium
  • Charlotte: Jerry Richardson Stadium
  • Chapel Hill: UNC Bell Tower
  • Clemson: Littlejohn Coliseum
  • College Station: Kyle Field
  • Columbia: University of South Carolina
  • Durham: Duke Chapel
  • Greensboro: UNCG Baseball Stadium
  • Greenville: Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
  • Lincoln: State Capitol
  • Lubbock: Jones AT&T Stadium
  • Miami: FTX Arena
  • Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • Nashville: Country Music Hall of Fame
  • New York City: Grand Central Station
  • Omaha: University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Raleigh: NCSU Bell Tower
  • San Antonio:  The Alamo
  • Washington DC: United States Capitol
  • Wilmington: Trask Coliseum

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