In this post, I’ll introduce some of the best jobs that as an 18-year-old person you can easily do and make a pretty good amount of money. These are only some jobs that I’ll touch upon here, however, there are many more jobs available out there. I hope this post helps you a lot to choose a good job and also make some money.

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1. Tutor

If you are thinking of a summer job this can be a good one. You can also consider it as a part-time job. If there is any subject that you are really good at, why not try to teach that subject to other students who need it.

You can make like $50 to $60 an hour. You don’t even need to do this in person, I mean there are many websites you can work with. However, the pay is way better if you teach someone in your own private lesson.

2. Dog Walking

If you are a teenager in America you can become a dog walker. You can either work for a company or even for yourself. You can earn like $15 to $30 per hour. You walk some dogs for a couple of hours and you have fun and at the end of the day, you get paid as well. Isn’t that great!? It’s like you do some exercise and get paid as well.

3. Social media manager

Did you know that you can become a social media manager for online businesses on Instagram, Facebook, and so on? People who have a business and need to promote it on social media but don’t have the time need someone who can manage their social media for them.

They need someone who has grown up in the social media revolution. Who is better than you!?  There is a range of stuff you can do as a social media manager. For example, you can design graphics, post something, write a caption or try to get followers for that business. So it can be anything and you just work as an assistant and help them in their business on social media.

If you do your job well in this field, you can earn $70,000 to $90,000 a year. It’s like you will be making $25 or so per hour.

This job is really awesome and you will learn a lot of experience along the way. You will learn marketing, business concepts, and many more.

4. Freelance writing

You can make a fortune in this one. There are people out there who need good writers and they are ready to pay you if you are good at writing. You can earn like $20 an hour and if you are really good at writing you can make even more.

There are two fields you can work in as a writer. You can either write as a content writer or as a copywriter. As a content writer, you mainly write for blogs. If you want to get various jobs in this field you should be able to write in different styles and niches.

As a copywriter, however, you mainly write to persuade someone, maybe a customer or a group to buy something or take action. In fact, you write advertisements and stuff like that.

5. Social media marketing

If you know how to market on social media then there are many companies out there that are willing to pay you a pretty good amount of money. If you are not familiar with social media marketing, there are many free tutorials on YouTube and other places you can learn.

As a social media marketer, you need to learn how to run ads on social media like Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and so on. You also need to send email campaigns and that is what companies are willing to pay for. As a social media marketer, you can earn $15 to $20 per hour.

6. Waiter

Being a waiter may seem so simple, but it has its own challenges. However, you don’t need and degree or job experience.  Besides your main payment, you may be able to get a lot of tips even more than the payment itself. You can earn $15 an hour.  But if we add tips that you will get per hour, your payment will be something around $22 or a little above that.

7. Pet sitting

This one is similar to dog walking. As a dog walker, you need to walk dogs, however, as a pet sitter, you need to sit around pets. This job is so easy and you don’t have to do anything special while the pet just sits about.

As a pet sitter, you just sit with pets and provide them food and water. All in all, you just care for pets while their owners are not around, maybe they are on vacation. You can earn $10 to $15 an hour. This is really an easy job and if you are an animal lover, you will have a lot of fun.

8. Product tester

Like pet sitting, this job is also so easy. You don’t need to have any experience and you can do this job from home.

This job works like this. Let’s say a company that needs a product tester for their product hires you. Then all you need to do is take some photos or perhaps a video and give your feedback about a product. You may also be asked to write a review of a product and give your feedback about it.

You can make $25 up to $45 an hour depending on the company that hires you.

9. Voice over job

There is a bunch of stuff you can do as a voice-over. You can create narration for audiobooks, tutorials, YouTube videos, and many more. You don’t even need any educational background.

So if you have the right kind of voice, you can work and get paid as a voice-over. You can earn $30 or more an hour. You can also do this job from home.

10. Barista

In this job, you usually prepare coffee drinks and perhaps other beverages like tea, espresso, and all kind of drinks that have caffeine in them. In some cases, you may also serve cakes, sandwiches, doughnuts, bagels, and so on.

If you have any experience related to this job that would be great. However, if you don’t have any experience as a barista there are many coffee shops that will train you while you are working for them. Also, you can make $12 to $14 per hour. You may also get some tips.

11. Transcription job

This is a freelance-based job. As a transcriptionist, you listen to audio and transcribe what you hear. This is as simple as that! You can work at this job from home and you should get paid something around $27 per hour. This is a good job for an 18-year-old person and it is also simple.


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