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Best high-paying jobs you can do on the side

Beatrice Lessi

If you are trying to make some extra cash and you look for ideas, here’s an article that might do for you. Originally posted by Business Insider, it’s based on a chart by flexjobs.com, a website specialised in free-lance, work-from-home, part-time and temporary jobs.

The website is American and is currently listing more than 27,000 jobs. It compiles an interesting list of the best paid jobs that might be useful for you to decide what to do, how to apply, or might give you an idea about your next step. Here are the best paid jobs to do while at home/while already working somewhere else:

1. Sign Language Interpreter

Pay: $36.50 an hour

Not a job you might immediately think of, it is in demand and well paid. You will need an Interpreter License to work.



Knowing sign language can get you some good extra cash. Photo: imgarcade.com

2. Software developer

Pay:Up to $30 an hour

Very flexible and in demand. You might be updating existing websites, creating new templates, helping to develop new websites and apps, and other related tasks.


Outdoor freelancing. Photo: fabrikam.ru

3. Online Communications Associate

Pay: up to $ 25 per hour

Typical tasks: managing web content and social media, providing system administration, writing content, and creating reports.


Working online is fun – Beatrice and Dostinja discussing their next content.

4. Merchandise coordinator

Pay: $21 per hour

Working in team with a merchandising team and helping with samples, reports, etc.


Merchandising and fashion often go together. Photo: proforce.ca

5. Bilingual Legal Assistant

Pay: $21 per hour

It needs language and legal documents skills.

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Working from home to earn extra cash. Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

6. Freelance Photographer

Pay: up to $20 per hour

Skills: photography, editing, Photoshop. Video and graphic design a plus.


Beatrice and Adrian Rosu having a backstage laugh during the MAIOCCI photo shooting in London.

7. Bookkeeper

Pay: $19 per hour

Accounting and QuickBook skills required.


Freelance work from home. Photo: twitter.com

8. Copy editor/writer

Pay: up to $17 per hour

Often needed for social media, marketing material and editorial content.

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Woman working at home with laptop computer. Photo: twitter.com

9. Temporary Transcript Processor

Pay: up to $15 per hour

Data entry specialists are needed to input data into the correct corresponding fields quickly and accurately.

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Flexible work. Photo: paperhi.com

10. City Guide Writer

Pay: $50-100 per project

For Travel and Tourism business, and also real estate companies.

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Working outdoors. Photo: shutterstock.com