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It’s not always easy to make ends meet. Maybe your hours at work got cut or you’re looking for some extra cash on the side to take that vacation you’ve been dreaming about. Whatever the reason, a extra money never hurt anyone. If you can put in a few more hours a weeks doing this part time work, you’ll be amazed at how much you can save! Here are the 12 best high paying part time jobs.
If you have a reliable car, a smartphone, and can pass a background check, you can be a rideshare driver! These drivers easily earn between $15-$30/hour. Enjoy the flexible hours but also keep in mind that you’ll bring in the most money on a Friday and Saturday nights.
If you’ve got a great portfolio, try teaming up with a small website marketing company and you’ll bring in the big bucks fast. One designer can earn over $15,000/month. The hourly rate is roughly $20-$150 with lots of room to grow.
If you can speak and write in another language, use it to your advantage! Translators can make anywhere from $14-$55/hour, the average being $27. If you can speak French, you’ll be high in demand in Canada, so check it out!
Most struggling actors and musicians make a good living as a waiter. Every scenario is different so we can’t really average out the pay. Even with minimum wage, the extra tips will bring you to at least $20/hour. There are some bar waitresses working full time and earning $100,000 a year!
If you’ve got your evenings available, definitely consider bar tending. It’s common to make a good $1000 for only 3 nights of work each week.
Freelance writers can earn roughly $40-$60/hour working on anything from books, to magazines, or websites. You’ll see that the work is more of a per project basis which can be great since you set the rate each time. If you have a regular client you can even charge $30/hour because it is consistent work.
If there was one particular subject you were good at in school then use your skills to help students who are struggling. The average rate is roughly $27/hour but there are many who charge $40-$60.
If you have the required training and certification, then consider becoming a personal fitness trainer. You can work at the gym, in your own studio, or make house calls. The average pay is about $30/hour but to go to clients homes you can make a good $75-$100/hour. Plus it will help you stay in even better shape.
Play guitar? Or drums? Or any instrument for that matter? If you’re skills are good enough, then try teaching some students. There is not standard pay for this position, but you can start by making $12 for a half hour to $50 for a private one hour lesson. The more experienced you are the more you can make. Even earn up to $100-$150/hour.
Strategist For Social Media
Most businesses have taken to social media today. Between Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, there are tons of sites to keep updating. You can charge companies $500-$1500 a month, so if you can find yourself a few more clients you can do very well at this part time position.
To be a note taker, all you have to do is attend classes, type up notes for deaf students, and make $36/hour doing it. You’ll also get to learn whatever is being taught in the class!
If you’re a dog person then you might actually love this job! You can charge $16 for an hour long walk, if you get a group going of about 3-5 pups, do that one time a day for four times a week, thats some good cash. For a private half-hour stroll you can easily charge $20-$25. Just make sure you check all the laws so you don’t get any tickets. Also remember you are taking care of someone’s fur baby, that’s a big commitment.