If you need a part-time or freelance job to do for extra money, why not aim for something that can make you $20+ per hour?
Just because it's a side job, doesn't mean the pay has to be mediocre.
Here are 5 work-from-home jobs you can do on the side that pay $20 per hour as well as the websites to find them:
1. Virtual Assistant
If you look at the right websites, you can earn $18-$25 per hour as a virtual assistant.
The type of work you'll have to do will usually involve:
- Calendar management
- Email management
- Data entry
- Receptionist duties
- Social Media management
These are a lot of the more common day-to-day tasks you'll work on as a virtual assistant.
If you check ProfitFactory.com, you can find lots of part-time gigs paying around $18-$25 per hour for lots of small businesses.
If you have at least 7 years of related experience, you can apply at Boldly and start out at $20 per hour with benefits.
Here's some more info on virtual assistant work:
If you have a writing background or related degree, you can get paid $25-$27 per hour part-time as an editor or proofreader.
At Scribendi, you can earn about $25 per hour as a part-time proofreader/editor.
Here, you will need at least a bachelor's degree and an editing/proofreading speed of 1,000-1,500 words per hour.
Alternatively, at Scribbr, you can earn $25-$27 per hour (paid twice a month) for similar work.
At Scribbr, you'll need at least a bachelor's degree and to be available to work at least 10 hours per week.
You'll also need Microsoft Word 2013 or later.
As far as editing/proofreading speed, Scribbr claims their editors on average edit 1,700 words per hour.
Here are some other proofreading gigs that pay well:
3. Web Developer/Engineer
Another work-from-home side job that's always in-demand is a web developer or engineer.
You can easily earn around $40 per hour or more with many sites if you know the right coding languages.
For instance, at Modern Tribe, you can be a WordPress Backend Engineer and get paid $40-$65 per hour working 10-20 hours per week.
At Art+Logic, you can earn $35-$55 per hour part-time as a Full Stack Software Developer.
Another pretty high paying job that you can do on the side is tutoring.
There are two main ways you can go if you want to make around $20 per hour or more doing this:
- Teaching English to kids in foreign countries
- Teaching specific school subject to people of all ages
For teaching English, you can become a teacher at a site like VIPkid and earn up to $22 per hour teaching kids in a 1-on-1 session.
You get to be your own boss, have flexible hours and teach from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada.
If you want to teach a specific subject related to math, science, or something else, check out Chegg.
With Chegg, you can teach people from middle school to adult ages, work from anywhere, and make $20 per hour.
5. Fashion Stylist
If you like people and want to help them look good, you can actually be a Fashion Stylist for StitchFix.
Here, you can earn between $15 and $20 per hour from home personally helping clients put together outfits that suit them.
You get to have a flexible schedule, part-time hours, employee discounts on merchandise, and be able to help people feel good about themselves.
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