No matter how much money you make, you can always use extra cash. Working part time online is definitely one way to do it, as there are tons of opportunities out there. Unfortunately most of them are scams. That’s why we decided to compile a list of The Best Online Part Time Jobs you can do at home or during your spare time. So let’s get into it, shall we?
Online writing can be rewarding if you can create high quality blog content, essays, white papers, newsletters, ebooks, magazine articles and so on. You should be proficient in the language you choose to write in. If you are, you can then secure gigs in either content mills or working directly with clients. Below are a couple of great content mills you can join for free.
iWriter– The popular international content mill outsources freelance writers to work on a variety of jobs, mostly blog content. The highest tiered writers earn around $0.08 per word. iWriter pays via Paypal every week as long as you’ve earned at least $20. You can read the full iWriter Review.
HireWriters– If you live in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Ireland or New Zealand you can make money writing at HireWriters. As you’ll see in this HireWriters Review, you’ll be writing blog content mostly, and they pay every week via PayPal, the minimum payment threshold being $10.
TextBroker– This company outsources articles, essays, SEO blog content and ebooks to writers in the USA and UK. You can earn up to $100 per article if you’re really good at what you do. They pay every week on Friday via PayPal. You can read our full TextBroker review here.
If you can listen to an audio recording and accurately type what you hear, then consider working part time as a transcriber. Transcribers can earn around $15 an hour on average but the rate could be higher or lower depending on which company you are working for. You’ll need reliable internet, a foot pedal and good quality headphones to start. That said, here are a couple of companies that hire remote typists.
Rev.com – Rev will pay you $4-$12 an hour, if you’re able to pass an initial assessment test. They pay weekly via PayPal, and you’re free to apply from anywhere in the world. You can watch my complete Rev.com Review here.
TranscribeMe– This site is great if you’re starting out. You’ll start by earning pennies but once you gain proficiency you could make $20 an hour depending on your level of commitment. They pay weekly via PayPal as well, and they recruit worldwide. You can read all about the opportunity in this TranscribeMe Review.
AccuTran Global– The company also hires inexperienced workers from the US and Canada. You’ll start out earning $0.005 per word, but you’ll earn more with time. They pay via wire transfer or check every end of the month.
Scribie– To get started with Scribie you’ll need to pass an initial test, and then you’ll be earning around $10 an hour. You only need to earn $1 to qualify for a PayPal payout and you can apply from anywhere in the world. You can read more about that in the full Scribie Review.
GoTranscript– This UK company hires transcribers worldwide. You’ll be earning $0.6 per audio minute and they pay via PayPal or Payoneer every Friday. If you can pass the evaluation exam you have the potential of earning around $150 on a good month. You can read the full GoTranscript review.
If you’re looking to earn just a little extra money doing simple, no-brainer jobs like confirming addresses, labeling photos, web searches and so on, you can consider working for the following companies.
Amazon Mechanical Turk – Amazon hires remote workers worldwide to perform short tasks known as Hits. Hits could be writing short reviews, commenting on blogs, watching short clips, surveys or data entry. They pay exclusively with Amazon gift cards but US workers can send their earnings to a bank account. You can read more on how the opportunity works in our full Amazon Mechanical Turk Review here.
Microworkers – This company pays people to do micro tasks like typing, data mining, tagging, labeling, matching, sentiment analysis, surveys, event sequencing and more. They pay via PayPal, Skrill, Payoneer or local bank transfer every two weeks once you’ve earned at least $9. You can read more on that in the complete Microworkers review.
Clickworker– This company pays you to do short tasks like tagging photos, verifying information, data entry and so on. You can make $9 an hour on average depending on job availability and your effort. They pay weekly via the UHRS Payment system every Wednesday.
Call Center Jobs
The need for customer care reps is growing by the day. Companies are now outsourcing agents remotely to work as call center agents, chat agents, tech support, travel agents and so on. Here are the most popular companies that hire such talent.
Concentrix– If you’re in the United States you can join Concentrix.com and work remotely for companies that outsource cloud-based customer service reps. Depending on your availability you can work up to 40 hours a week part time or full time. They’ll first train you, and then you’ll be earning $10-15 an hour. They pay every week via check or direct deposit.
Support.com – This company pays remote customer service reps living in the US $10-$15 an hour to work for large companies in the tech industry. You’ll need to undergo training before you can start earning, and they pay via check or direct deposit every end of the month.
Alorica– This company also hires remote customer service reps living in the United States. You'll need excellent communication and interpersonal skills to pass the initial exam. You can earn up to $20 an hour paid via check or direct deposit.
If you’re a professional in the education sector it makes total sense to earn extra cash online. You may need a college degree to teach traditional subjects like Math and the Sciences, but English usually doesn’t have such a prerequisite. That said, here are a few companies that hire online tutors.
Chegg Tutors – If you have a Diploma in any field you’ll definitely find something to teach at Chegg Tutors. The company hires internationally and all you’ll need to do is take a proficiency test. You’ll then be earning around $20 an hour paid via PayPal. You can also read all about the company in the complete Chegg Tutors Review.
Tutor.com – Tutor hires registered teachers in Canada and the United States. You’ll need to pass an initial test and also prove that you can conduct a live online class remotely. Tutor.com pays between $7 and $13 an hour, and they pay weekly via check or PayPal.
Cambly– Cambly hires native English tutors who are willing to conduct live sessions with students, teaching English. You’ll of course need a reliable internet and webcam to get started, They pay 17 cents per minute paid via PayPal every week as long as you have earned at least $20.
Most virtual assistants earn money making phone calls, writing and editing articles, working as virtual call center agents, managing websites and social pages. Basically any task that can be completed remotely. Here are a few companies that hire virtual assistants.
Time etc – If you have 5 years experience working as a freelancer, you can also make $11-$16 at Time, etc. They normally have openings depending on location and work availability. They pay every month via PayPal.
FancyHands– FancyHands is a worldwide employer of virtual assistants in tech, customer service, travel and web research. They pay $3-$7 per task completed via Dwolla every other Tuesday. You can read all about that in the complete Fancy Hands review.
Worldwide 101 (Boldly) – If you’ve ever thought of getting into social media management, project management, paralegal or executive assistance then Worldwide 101 can get you there. They employ workers from anywhere in the world. They pay around $20 an hour via PayPal every end of the month. You can read our full Worldwide 101 review.
Other Part Time Work From Home Jobs Sources
FlexJobs– FlexJobs is an ideal way to find legit online part time jobs in your area. There’s a recurring monthly fee, but it’s risk free. There are always tons of listings for all sorts of part time remote jobs, so it’s a great resource for remote workers. You can read all about the company here.
Blogging – Blogging is a great way to work part time as you can commit a couple of hours creating content and later monetizing your website. This may take time and effort, but once you have a large enough following or audience in terms of traffic you can make money displaying ads on your site. Best of all is there’s no ceiling to how much you can make with your blog, and you can learn how to build a successful business around that using My Best Work At Home Recommendation.
Crowdsourcing websites – Sites such as Fiverr, Upwork and Freelancer allow you to bid for work, set your own rates and choose when to work. However, crowdsourcing gigs can be really competitive so be sure you know your stuff and can commit to the bidding process as you build up your profile.
Craigslist – Perhaps you may want to check out Craigslist, but with a grain of salt as you also run the risk of running into a scam. But regardless there are some legit listings of online part time jobs.
Extra Cash Opportunities
You'll definitely not pay your bills consistently at the end of the month with the following opportunities. But they’re great if you have a little extra time to spare and want to make a little extra money guaranteed. You can make beer money taking surveys at sites like SurveyJunkie.com or doing what you already do online at sites like SwagBucks.com and FusionCash.com.
Are Online Part Time Jobs Worthwhile?
Online part time jobs are definitely worthwhile, as you don’t really need an initial investment or cash to commute to get paid. Most of these opportunities are free to join and you can get started with just a computer and reliable internet. Unfortunately, these jobs can be seasonal, and you’re not always guaranteed that you’ll be busy throughout the year.
Perhaps the best way to make consistent income that pays the bills is through My Best Work At Home Recommendation. You’ll be running your own online business as your own boss and you’ll have all the control over when to work. You can actually eventually turn it into a full time job and finally quit that boring desk job!
Well, I hope you found this list helpful. Do you work part time at home? If not, would you consider any of these online part time jobs? Feel free to drop us your thoughts in the comments section below!
Until next time
Eddy with a Y