Here Are 7 Well-Paying Side Hustles You Never Knew Existed
Let’s be honest -- who among us couldn’t use a little extra money? Whether you’re not getting enough hours at your current job, devoting time to a passion project, own your own business or just want some extra cash for the holidays, side gigs are an attractive, light-lift way to supplement your income. And the good news is that today, there’s no shortage of side gigs available.
But while we’re all familiar with positions like Lyft Driver and Airbnb host, that’s not all that the gig economy has to offer. From rating ads to virtual tutoring to transcribing audio, there’s a job for just about every personality type.
Case in point: the seven unlikely positions in the following slides. Check them out and apply today!
Web search evaluator
Remote PSAT tutor
Job Description: “Teach course content remotely via webcam, microphone and our online classroom/whiteboard. Administer and assess exams and assignments. Keep in communication with team coordinators. Submit reports following class sessions. Present self in a professional manner. Motivate and engage with students.”
Ads quality rater
Pay: $15/hr, according to description
Job Description: “As an Ads Rater, you are given sample search terms and shown advertisements that would be placed with search results. You will be viewing ads in your applied-to language and then you will be providing your feedback and analysis by identifying when language sounds funny, awkward, or unnatural.”
Pay: $15/hr, according to reviews
Company: Allegis Transcription
Job Description: “Independent Contractor Transcriptionists transcribe verbatim recorded audio interviews between insurance adjusters and their clients regarding property and casualty claims. Work is done independently and must satisfy minimum quality scores and weekly production amounts. All work is done remotely at Independent Contractor’s work location.”
Pay: $15 per hour, according to description
Job Description: “You’ll be answering incoming calls from women on-the-go who need to set up appointments to have their hair blown-out at the nation’s premier chain of dry bars… You’ll be multi-tasking between different computer applications while maintaining a friendly and fun brand image. Your callers will be counting on you for a phone experience, as relaxing as their visit, while you leverage your knowledge and expertise around the services and products that the boutiques provide.”
By Emily Moore