When it comes to determining which part-time work is best for you, you have various alternatives. Many part-time jobs have the potential to pay far more than minimum wage. We look at 10 part-time jobs that pay well in this post. While the jobs listed below are usually typically hourly, shift-based, or self-scheduled, many others can be become part-time by consulting with your boss or future manager. Many firms may be trying to fill part-time roles that were formerly full-time.
High-earning part-time jobs
1. Customer service representative
Average salary: $13.48 per hour
Job duties: Communicate with customers on behalf of a company. Communication may be done in-person, over the phone, via email or website chat. Customer service representatives ensure customer concerns are addressed and feedback is relayed to the right teams.
Requirements: A high school diploma or equivalent will be required for most jobs, however, some roles may require a special license if in finance or insurance industries.
2. Bank teller
Average salary: $12.82 per hour
Job duties: Greet customers when they arrive and direct them to the appropriate station within the credit union. Process deposits, withdrawals and other banking transactions for a high volume of customers.
Requirements: Basic math skills, completed training by the bank.
3. Warehouse worker
Average salary: $15.42 per hour
Job duties: Organize, retrieve and maintain inventory as shipments arrive to the warehouse. Replenish stock when it runs low and keep the warehouse organized and clean. Data entry or machine operation may be required in some warehouse roles.
Requirements: A high school diploma or equivalent may be required. Ability to lift and move inventory that may be heavy.
4. Personal driver
Average salary: $14.55 per hour
Job duties: Drive passengers to and from different locations. Provide excellent customer service to ensure passengers are comfortable. Drive safely, keep a clean vehicle and find the most efficient routes.
Requirements: Reliable form of transportation, valid driver’s license, clean driving history.
Average salary: $14.85 per hour
Job duties: Perform blood draws on patients for various medical tests. Label vials with correct patient information. Provide a positive experience by selecting the best collection method depending on the patient’s needs.
Requirements: Valid phlebotomy certification (details vary by state).
6. Delivery driver
Average salary: $15.68 per hour
Job duties: Pick up orders and safely deliver them to their intended destination. Delivery driver job duties vary depending on who they work for and may involve planning routes to ensure an efficient delivery trip as well as documentation of goods that have been delivered.
Requirements: Delivery drivers are required to have a valid driver’s license. Many companies also want to see a clean driving record or may require applicants to take a driving exam.
Average salary: $15.29 per hour
Job duties: Provide childcare within a designated time frame. Responsible for feeding, bathing and putting children down for naps. They also organize activities, help with homework, oversee playtime and may be tasked with driving children to and from school or extracurricular activities.
Requirements: Reliable form of transportation, experience caring for children.
8. Mail carrier
Average salary: $16.70 per hour
Job duties: Deliver incoming and retrieve outgoing mail and packages. Follow specific mail routes and provide proper notice in case of a failed delivery attempt. Ensure signature is provided on certain deliveries.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, passing score for entrance exam.
Average salary: $17.24 per hour
Job duties: Bookkeepers can work for a company or set their own schedules by maintaining their own client base. They are responsible for balancing and maintaining accurate ledgers. Bookkeepers coordinate bank deposits and report financial results on a regular basis.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
10. Brand ambassador
Average salary: $17.44 per hour
Job duties: Embody professionalism and brand personality as an interactive, customer-facing representative. Distribute marketing materials like samples, flyers or coupons. Answer questions about the brand or product and inform customers about upcoming specials or events.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.