Having your teen constantly ask you for money to spend can become tricky in this economy. It helps if they have a job from which they can make their own spending money and learn a work ethic while at it. Even though it can be difficult for teens to find online jobs, and adults seem to have the upper hand, there are still some wonderful opportunities that they can take advantage of. These are positions that are open to teens under the age of 18, who are available to work after school or in their free time. They can also work on weekends since the work schedule is not set. Here are 10 of the best!
1. Slice the Pie – Teens love listening to music, so why not get paid to listen and review new artists? No special skills are needed for this job and 17 year olds are welcome to apply. You listen to music tracks and get paid between $0.05 and $0.20 per track. You are able to make more money based on several factors that include your member rank, quality of the review and the length of your review as well. Payments come on Tuesday and Friday paid via PayPal. Minimum payment amount is $10.
2. Uhaul– If you are 16 years and over you have an opportunity to work with Uhaul as a customer service rep. You need to have a USB headset and high speed internet in order to apply and do this job. Basic pay starts at $7.50 to $8.50 an hour. You also get bonuses that can push your hourly pay up to about $14 – $15.
3. Enroll – If you are at least 15 years old, you can work on this website tutoring people online. You don’t need to have any teaching experience. If there is a subject that you know you are good at, why not make money tutoring people on it?
4. Postloop – You would get to look at blogs and forums and simply comment. You will be paid for each comment you make. You earn points for each comment and the payments are made via PayPal once you get to 100 points which is $5.
- Hubpages – They accept teens under the age of 18 but parental consent is needed. It is a revenue sharing opportunity.
- Helium – If you are 13 years old and above you can write articles and get paid working for Helium.
5. Jingit – all you have to do to make money on this site is watch online advertisements. You would need to be 13 and up to sign up. More money is up for grabs if you take short surveys, scan Walmart items and download their mobile app.
6. Fiverr – On this marketplace you would sign up the various jobs or tasks that you are willing to do for not more than $5. Some of those include writing, doing some graphic design work and the like. You get your payment via PayPal after fees have been deducted bringing your net amount to $3.80 for each task you complete.
7. Proofreading and Editing Jobs – If your grammar is great and you are a good proofreader, this is the position for you. There are companies that will give you an opportunity to do some proofreading and editing work even as a teen. They include:
8. Crowd Source – You get paid to complete a variety of tasks including data entry, writing and translation among others. The pay is not very high at around $-.10 for each task you complete. If you have a writing assignment you can expect to earn anywhere between $0.02 and $0.035 per word. The payment is made via PayPal.