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25 High-Paying Part-Time Jobs That Leave You With Time to Spare

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These part-time jobs will give you some extra cash & a lot more free time

These part-time jobs will give you some extra cash & a lot more free time
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13. Phlebotomist

Phlebotomists work in labs collecting blood samples from patients. A state license or certification is required, in addition to a high school diploma or GED. Average wage is $15 an hour.

14. Nanny

A nanny is a great side job for a stay-at-home mom. You can work as little as one day per week or as much as five days per week, it’s up to you. Hourly rates depend on how many kids you’re watching and their ages, but it’s always more than minimum wage.

15. Barista

Start getting your morning coffee for free by becoming a barista at your local coffee shop or Starbucks. Baristas make slightly more than minimum wage, plus tips.

16. Bartender

Bartenders work evenings, nights and weekends. Hourly wage is low but tips are high, and you’ll walk away with cash in hand after each shift, sometimes as much as $400.

17. Psychologist

Yes, you need a master’s degree or higher, but being a clinical psychologist brings in $100 per hour or more, making it one of the highest-paying part-time jobs in the U.S.

18. Freelance writer

Depending on the types of articles you write (length, subject matter, etc.) and the company you work for, you can charge up to $100 per hour. Keep in mind you must work up to this. Most freelancer writers start out making much less.

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19. Freelance graphic designer

Maybe writing is not your thing but graphic design is. Freelance your work and make up to $50 an hour.

20. Interior designer

Get your creative juices flowing and work as an interior designer. Depending on your experience and types of clients, you may be able to make upward of $100 an hour.

21. Life coach

A life coach helps others out with decisions involving careers or personal life. Like psychologists, they are one of the top part-time earners with most making more than $50,000 per year.

22. Accountant

Sure, some accountants work long hours in an office, but others easily work from home and only work part time, or only work during tax season. Accounting makes for an incredibly stable job, pays well and is expected to grow faster than average.

23. Massage therapist

Massage therapists make anywhere between $11 and $58 or more an hour depending on experience and whether or not they work for themselves or in a spa or salon.

24. Speech pathologist

Speech pathologists charge $60 per hour, but even the ones who work in schools can make $40 per hour or more.

25. Physical therapist

You'll need a degree, but therapists can specialize in injuries, sports medicine or children’s development. On average, physical therapists make $60 an hour and work part time.

These part-time jobs will give you some extra cash & a lot more free time
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