Many US workers resort to side jobs to supplement their full time work, according to FlexJobs. Here are some of the best side gig opportunities.
Despite a low unemployment rate and strong labor market, US workers often turn to side jobs for additional income, according to a Monday FlexJobs blog post. One-third of Americans said they need side jobs to supplement their income from a full time job, and nearly half of millennials turn to the gig economy for extra cash.
SEE: The gig economy: An insider's guide (free PDF) (TechRepublic)
To help employees find the most beneficial side jobs, FlexJobs created a list of the 15 most common side jobs, with compensation data from PayScale.
Here are the best, most flexible side jobs for working Americans, according to FlexJobs:
- Customer Service Representative: $14/hr
- Editor: $20/hr
- ESL Teacher: $20/hr
- Graphic Designer: $17/hr
- Interpreter: $20/hr
- Management Consultant: $60/hr
- Medical Coder: $18/hr
- Photographer: $16/hr
- Proofreader: $18/hr
- Sales Representative: $15/hr
- Social Media Manager: $16/hr
- Transcriber: $15/hr
- Tutor : $18/hr
- Virtual Assistant: $16/hr
- Writer: $20/hr
For more, check out How the gig economy will change in 2019 on TechRepublic.
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