Whether you’re trying to pay down debt, boost your savings or just increase your monthly cash flow — there are tons of ways to make extra cash on the side.
There are plenty of super easy ways to pick up a few extra bucks here and there, for example using apps that pay you to review products in stores, which is a great way to pull in cash without having to put much thought into it.
Then there are the part-time and freelance jobs that allow you the potential to make a lot more money. The hard part is figuring out which opportunities are really worth your time and effort. If you’re going to pick up extra work that takes time away from your personal life, there are two things you want to avoid: being totally miserable and not getting paid enough for it.
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Top 10 part-time and freelance jobs
CareerCast recently released a list of 10 part-time jobs that pay well and also offer room for growth
The group analyzed opportunities available in several different industries to come up with a list of jobs that it says will expand in the next few years, offering people great ways to boost their monthly income.
Here’s a look at CareerCast’s top 10 part-time and freelance opportunities:
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $32.30
- Management Analysis
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $39.10
- Multimedia Artist
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $30.76
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $28.97
- Home Healthcare Aide
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $10.54
- Occupational Therapist
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $38.54
- Information Security Analyst
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $43.33
- Software Developer
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $48.41
- Delivery Truck Driver
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $13.34
- Hand Laborer & Material Mover
2015 Median Pay Per Hour: $11.58
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