This day and age is the best time to have a part time work from home job. It’s a perfect opportunity for those who want to stay at home with the kids, who want a little more freedom or who simply aren’t ok with a hectic commute every day.
As of 2017, 43% of US workers now work remotely. And all you need for remote work is a computer, some basic skills and a deterministic attitude. In this list we’ll be covering all kind of fields, from nursing, to writing and to photography.
Work from home part time jobs
1. Airbnb host
This part time job is perfect for someone who has enough space to share with to someone else, who likes meeting new people and can give recommendations for their town. All you need is to keep a clean house and have a guest room up on a site such as Airbnb or HomeAway. Make sure your community allows short-term rentals beforehand.
Learn more about becoming an Airbnb host here.
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2. Pet sitter
This is an absolutely perfect job for people who love dogs or pets in general. All it consists in is watching people’s dogs and getting paid for it! Set your own rates and you get to choose whether they come to your house or you go to theirs. Sign up on Rover to get started!
3. Corporate English Trainer
Students living all over the world are always looking for English speakers to improve their English with. In these sessions you focus on things such as making professional small talk or running a meeting. You can do the lesson over the phone or using something like Skype. Get started at a site like GoFluent.
If you’d rather work with kids, check out VIPKID where you teach English remotely to students from China. VIPKID provides the lesson plans so you just have to log on.
If you have accounting experience and think you have a chance of helping clients or employers with payroll and monthly reporting, this could be an ideal work-from-home job for you. Many companies such as MAG Bookkeeping hire part-time remote bookkeepers for clients in the US.
5. Customer Service Representative
This job entails talking to customers and providing information about certain products and services offered by a company you work for. This could be taking orders, assisting with insurance claims and handling customer complaints.
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6. Content Writing/Editing or Content Manager
Write and edit content for companies from the comfort of your own home! This could be managing content on their websites or on their social media accounts. It also might involve overseeing other writers and making sure they produce the right content.
If you’re interested in becoming a freelance writer, you can make between $20-50 per hour writing for brands and bloggers. We recommend the online course Freelance Toolkit if you are serious about this side hustle.
7. Web designer
If you’ve got some background in web design, becoming a web designer can be a very lucrative work from home job, as more and more businesses are starting up websites. Online marketplaces such as Toptal have hourly rates of $60-$95 or even more – a great place to get started as a freelance web designer.
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8. Virtual Assistant
A virtual assistant is just like a normal assistant but which performs administrative duties such as email, calendar management and data entry. This is a great work from home job for anyone who is organized and is able to multitask. Get started on websites such as Upwork or FlexJobs.
One type of virtual assistant that is in demand now is a Pinterest Virtual assistant. This means that you help bloggers and brands get an online Pinterest presence going. You could be pinning for them for just a few hours per week and earning up to $1,000 per client per month.
Learn more about becoming a Pinterest Virtual Assistant here.
Doing transcription essentially involves listening to audio files and typing out everything you hear. All you need is a computer to get started, and usually not much experience. You get to set your own schedules and gigs are easy to find. Get started on TranscribeAnywhere and TranscribeMe.
10. Data entry for companies
Many companies hire specifically remote workers purely for data entry. What you’ll need is speed, accuracy and good typing skills. Large companies such as SportDirect and Ibotta are the kind of companies you’ll want to apply to.
11. Insurance Underwriter
An insurance underwriter is someone who reviews client histories in order to determine whether they can be approved for insurance under certain terms. This may also include reviewing insurance applications and calculating coverage amounts and premiums.
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12. Online Writer or Editor
This kind of job is perfect for someone who is creative and enjoys writing content. The job mainly consist of writing, editing, researching and organising content in a compelling way to reader. Get started by doing some client search on LinkedIn, or use a platform like Upwork.
13. Virtual Graphic Designer
A graphic designer creates displays of art and graphics for companies. This could be logos, packaging, labels and advertisements for brands. Skills include creativity, software, web design and Adobe Photoshop. If this is something you have experience with, do some searching on Indeed or LinkedIn for remote graphic design jobs!
If you think you have a knack for designing, consider trying to design printables for sale on Etsy. I have made over $5,000 with this side hustle that I do from home.
Learn more about designing Etsy printables here.
A vlogger is someone who uploads daily videos to their Youtube account. This kind of job includes a lot upfront work in order to make more than minimum wage. You enroll in the partner program with YouTube to allow advertisements on your videos, and you get paid every month once you earn above the minimum threshold.
15. Online teacher
This is a perfect work from home job for teachers who want to work on their own schedule and don’t mind teaching from a screen. This could be for all kinds of subjects, although demand is growing for topics such as English, history and science. Get started using organizations such as K12 and Connections Academy. It’s highly likely you’ll need to be licensed before you can start teaching kids. On this site we recommend teaching through VIPKID.
16. Amazon Remote Employee
Amazon hire thousands of workers to keep their business going, and they have announced plans to add 5,000 remote customer service jobs over the next year. This ranges from customer service agents, to data entry and even supply chain managers. Check out their listings and see if any job description could fit you as a remote worker.
17. Website tester
This job involves recording yourself when using a website for the first time. This helps companies understand what their user experience is like and what they need to work on. It can be a pretty good paying gig and average pay is around $10 for a 20 minute test. Here are some websites you can sign up to get started: User Zoom, User Testing and Userbrain.