IT’S always nice to have extra money whether it’s because you’re trying to make ends meet or maybe you need some fun money for extracurricular activities.
For many, working a full-time job isn’t enough and weekends are a time to make some extra cash. Here are some side hustles that will put up to $2,500 in your pocket without working the weekend away.
Tutoring is a great way to put your knowledge and expertise of a subject to good use.
Depending on your experience, what you’re teaching and what part of the country you live in, tutors can start at $25 an hour. Tutors in bigger cities, charge $75 to $100 and up an hour.
Now, a lot of times people think of tutoring as helping school kids with their homework or classes. Yes, this is true, but this is a good idea to think outside the box and what other interests and talents you may have.
Other ideas include computers, cooking, finance or music.
If you charged $50 an hour and tutored 10 students every weekend, you can make $2,000 in a month.
If you love the city you live in, why not share that love with others.
Being a tour guide in your city is an easy way to spend a few hours each weekend, sharing your knowledge of your city’s history, culture and food.
It’s a good idea to see what tours are being offered in your city and create a one that will make your tour unique.
If you charge $50 per person, you could gather a group of 10 each weekend and easily make $2,000 or more for just a few hours of your time.
Pet or house sitter
If you’re responsible, this is the job for you.
People will pay you to watch their humble abode or friendly fido for a pretty penny.
You’re offering a personal service granting them peace of mind.
According to salary.com, the average house sitter salary in New York is $28,564 as of October 2021.
That’s amounts to about $2,197.23 a month in extra cash.
This is an ideal work-from-home side hustle which could bring you extra income.
Virtual assistants do a variety of services including making phone calls, email management, internet research, scheduling appointments, tech support, even social media management.
How much you are paid will depend on your experience, passions, background training and skills.
If you run your own virtual assistant business, you can charge by the hour, task or project.
Depending on how long you’ve been working in the field, what services you’re offering and your experience, virtual assistants can make anywhere from $10 to $100 an hour.
Influencer marketing is a way to make money if you have a lot of followers.
There are number of factors that go into how much an influencer charges for their services.
Rates fluctuate based on how much engagement an influencer generates on their organic versus sponsored content.
There are different tiers for influencer categories:
- Nano-influencers: 1,000-10,000 followers
- Micro-influencers: 10,000-50,000 followers
- Mid-tier influencers: 50,000-500,000 followers
- Macro-influencers: 500,000-1,000,000 followers
- Mega-influencers: 1,000,000+ followers
According to the 2020 Influencer Marketing Outlook, Instagram is the top social media platform.
Nano-influencers can get between $10-$100 per post.
Micro–influencers can fetch between $100-$500 per post.
If you’re a mega-influencer, you can receive $10,000 and up per post.
Whether you’re super social or prefer to keep to yourself, there’s a side hustle that can work for you to make some extra cash.
Here’s how some people make $4,000 a month with their side hustle.
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