In this year’s report we not only update our yearly statistics on the independent worker population in America, we shine light into a new group of part-time independent workers who we call “side-giggers.” Read the 2014 report to learn more about the various shades of independence we have uncovered.


The third annual State of Independence in America research report is now available to view. Find out how much the independent workforce has grown in the last year, as well as the impact it is having on our economy. View the report by clicking the link below.


The 2012 MBO Partners State of Independence in America report, including the results of the first year-over-year national Index for the growth of independent work can be viewed below. Click to view the free reports and infographics:


The first annual MBO Partners Independent Workforce Index Study was completed in the Summer of 2011. The story of independent work spans generations, states, and sectors of our country. Please download the reports below: