10 Part-Time Jobs You Can Do From Home

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part time jobs from homeWorking from home is typically seen as an alternative to jobs that require you to work from an office or outside location. Part-time work-from-home jobs are a great way to earn extra cash during your free time at home. A few jobs may require an on-site presence on the weekend or periodically, but in general, these are options that won't disrupt your daily gig.

In general, these are options that won't disrupt your daily gig.


1. Tutor

Pay: $10.90 to $18.85

Job Description: Being a tutor can earn extra money which can be re-invested to your own needs. It can be done at your own convenience, through an agency such as Champion Learning or Academic Advantage. Simply, negotiate the session time with clients and decide how much of your time you want to commit. The skills you develop as a tutor are transferable and valued in the work place. And by helping others to learn, you learn new skills and knowledge as well.



2. Childcare Worker/Babysitter

Pay: $7.82 - $10.18

Job Description: Get a job in childcare and you will be in demand! Good childcare providers (informally known as babysitters) are not only needed by many parents, but they are usually busy with repeat jobs for the same families. You get paid on the spot. You can vary the number of kids you sit depending on your comfort level. And you get to spend your time with children. Sounds great! Unless, of course, you don't like children.



3. Wedding/Party Planner

Pay: $31,049 to $43,668

Job Description: Party planners conceive, organize, and execute special affairs such as weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, and bar and bat mitzvahs. They custom design an event to suit their customers' needs and budgets. Yes, it can be a full-time job. But it works well as a part-time job as well. The great thing about party planning is that it's a good, quick income. And it allows you to showcase creativity.



4. Answering Service

Pay: $9.46 to $12.69

Job Description: This entails answering incoming calls from offices (i.e. doctors offices, apartment complexes, etc.) after normal business hours and relay information per specific account protocol. It's pretty easy and for the most part, stationary, which can be a good or bad thing. The pay is pretty good and all you need is good people skills and a pleasant phone presence. Oh, and patience.



5. Scheduler

Pay: $11.92 to $17.51

Job Description: This is similar to the working for an answering service in the fact that it does not entail much physical activity. Schedulers handle client calendar and updates appointments as needed. The job is pretty flexible and great for anyone who has great organizational skills.



6. Medical Biller

Pay: $11.88 to $15.72

Job Description: Medical Billing and its related occupations continue to be the fastest growing opportunities in health care. Insurance companies and the government are spending more time and money researching and controlling claims' fraud, abusive practices, and medical necessity issues. Because of this, insurance companies, doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other providers are hiring more.



7. Freelance Writer

Pay: $28.78 to $45.62

Job Description:Freelance writing work generally requires at least one field of expertise. Create technical writing documents or blog about sports, politics, entertainment, etc. Writing assignments can also include grant proposals or academic projects.



8. Caterer

Pay: $9.47 to $11.97

Job Description: Cook food for events, i.e, parties, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, prepare specialty items, hors d'oeuvres, etc.



9. Desktop Publisher

Pay: $15.98 to $21.30

Job Description: Complete assignments involving word processing, including page layouts, charts and computer graphics utilizing desktop publishing equipment and integrated software packages. May require an associate's degree in a related area and experience in the field or in a related area.



10. Fundraiser

Pay: $35,349 to $51,291.

Job Description: Responsible for achieving an agreed money-raising target by approaching trusts, corporations, statutory bodies, major donors, individuals and other sources, and by running events. Fundraisers work with individuals, communities, businesses and charitable trusts to raise awareness of the charity's work, aims and goals.


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Salary data courtesy Payscale.com. Wages are based on the median range data for the United States.

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