Looking For the Best Paying Jobs You Can Work From Home today?
Looking for the best paying jobs? Since you asked, and because you’re interested in making money from home, I’ve compiled a list of the best paying jobs you can work from home. You’re probably looking to make a few thousand dollars a month and NOT $20 or $30 p/month Right?
And that’s why I find it so weird that most youtube videos and blog articles about how to make money from home focus on ideas like selling your old stuff on ebay and filling out surveys. Honestly, you can spend hours every week filling out surveys but at the end of the month you probably only going to earn about $30-$40. They claim to be some of the best paying jobs but they’re far from them.
Those surveys only pay a couple dollars each at most and they take a long time to fill out. So, if you do the math on that you’d come to find that on an hourly basis you’d only be making minimum wage at best.
I understand that if you really need to make a couple dollars and earn some extra cash and that’s the only option available you have to do whatever you have to.
But, the reality is there’s a whole lot of other jobs that you can do online from home that will pay you a whole lot more than selling your old stuff on ebay, babysitting, or dog walking.
Now, don’t get me wrong, I do videos and write about those type of jobs in some of my blog post. I pride myself on keeping you all in the loop of ANY means to make a buck or two but, there’s always better and more lucrative options out there.
So, that’s why I decided to write this post today.
I wanted to share with my friends some of the “Best Paying Jobs That You Can Do From Home” to give you some ideas and inspiration so you can earn a full-time income without even leaving your house.
Now, before we get started I want to let you know that some of these jobs required specific skills and training but I’ll be sure to give you those details. But, there’s also some that don’t required any specialized skills to work.
I’ll also let you in on how much you can look forward to making (per hour or per job) as it’s available.
With that being said, let’s jump in to these Highest Paying Jobs That You Can Do From Home”.
1. Graphic Designer
Basically, a Graphic Designer designs visual arts normally for businesses. They may be responsible for designing a logo or a business card. They may also design a brochure or a t-shirt. Pretty much anything visual that needs to get designed.
Skills Needed: You need to have a good eye for design ideas for the specific niche you’re hired for.Must be knowledgeable in how to use design software (i.e. Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop.
Potential Earnings: $20-$45 per-hour**$3,000-$7,000 per month
2. Web Designer
So, there are a couple of jobs that are closely related to this one. Such jobs as Web Designer, Web Developer, and Webmaster and they all do different aspects of the process of creating websites for businesses. Any of these very similar jobs required slightly different skill sets and you do have to learn how to do the skills to make a website pretty effectively.
Skills Needed: You don’t always need qualifications to become a web designer, but you’ll usually need to show that you’ve got skills in.
- visual design.
- UX (user experience)
- SEO (search engine optimisation), marketing and social media.
- using coding software like HTML and CSS.
- using design software like Photoshop and Illustrator.
*Side Note: These skills can be learned from home online or by extensive practice with small projects (learn as you go) but if you want to fast forward the learning curve you can enroll in a online course to jumpstart your success!
Potential Earnings: $2,000-$5,000 per project**$4,000-$20,000 per month (based on designing 2-5 websites per month).
3. Video Editor
This job also requires some specialized skills although I want to share with you that editing videos is something that you can easily teach yourself with a little bit of time and dedication. The thing about video editing is that there are more lucrative opportunities for people with a wide range of video editing skills but for those who have a basic skill level of editing here’s what you can make.
Potential Earnings: $15-$40 per hour**$2,000-$6,000 a month. (Basic-Advance Skills)
4. Self Published Author
If you think there’s a book inside of you then why not move forward with your dream and get paid over and over again with a book you wrote one time? There are a lot of people who self-publish a few books every year and focus on marketing them which results in thousands of dollars every year (some make thousands every month off of just 1 book!).
Skills Needed: The only skills needed are the desire to tell a story, enjoy writing, and the desire to improve your ability to communicate your thoughts. You will need to acquire the skill of internet marketing so the world will find your book among the thousands that already exist.
**Side Note: There are some awesome self-publish mentors/programs out there to take you by the hand and teach you how to take your book idea from idea to book sales. One I recommend is K-Money Mastery by Stefan Pylarinos.
Potential Earnings: $1,000-$5,000 per month
5. Sales Copywriter
Whenever you see text on a billboard, Facebook post, in a ad, or words on a website that’s selling you something, or words on the back of your frosted flakes, that’s a Sales Copywriter. These people are hired to write compelling, persuasive, and entertaining copy with the intentions of getting you to buy something. Just like you can see a great movie and share your excitement about that movie to your friends that convinces them to check that movie out is the same way you can learn to write thoughts like that for a company and actually get paid to do so.
Skills Needed: This job doesn’t require any specialized skills but you will need to have good English skills, be a good writer, and you have to understand human psychology on a basic level so you can best connect with your target audience. You will also need to study marketing on a basic level. These are things you can teach yourself or you can take courses to acquire these basic skills.
Potential Earnings: $150-$2,000 per project**$2,000-$12,000 per month.
6. Course Creator
Becoming a Course Creator does require a specialized skill because in order to create a course you have to have specialized knowledge on a specific subject in order to actually create a course. If you want to learn any of these other skills to do any of the aforementioned jobs then you may decide to take an online course to shorten your learning curve. Sometimes, a university creates those courses but, now more regular folks like you and I are creating courses and making loads of cash for doing so.
Skills Needed: Knowledge of something you’re good at (i.e. Cooking, fitness, selling anything, training dogs/cats, gardening, etc.) and the ability to convey your message via video(s), emails, blog post, etc.
Potential Earnings: $100-$2,000 per course**$0-$300,000 per year
**The higher yearly income is based on successful strategic course launches**
7. Ad Manager
An Ad Manager is someone who sets up Facebook Ads or Google Ads and then manages them for clients.
Skills Needed: You have to learn how to run the ads and you have to study marketing strategy so that you can get good results for your clients campaigns. These are skills that you can learn from online courses or from reading online articles. Requires a lot of up front research, practice and a lot of experimentation before you will be confident enough to work with clients.
Potential Earnings: $200-$2,000 per client/per month**$2,000-$20,000 per month
8. Freelance Editor
As a Freelance Editor you will proofread articles, blog post, but primarily full length books. You’ll be getting paid to check for spelling and grammatical errors. Most freelance editors charge by the word and considering most full length books are approximately 100,000 words with the average editor charging approx. $0.02 – $0.05 per word.
Skills Needed: Must have an eye for detail.
Potential Earnings: $2,000-$6,000 per month
9. Membership Site Creator
A membership site is a gated part of your online business where only members who subscribe can access the content you’ve placed behind the gates. A “gate” is simply a barrier you build into your website using a plugin. Sort of like a Course Creator (like we spoke of earlier) you can create a membership site and only allow paid members to access that are charged either a flat fee or a monthly membership/access fee.
Skills Needed: The ability to provide continuous unique content that is considered highly valuable to a specific targeted community of followers. Also see the Skills Needed section for Course Creators.
Potential Earnings: $10-$100 member/month**$1,000-$20,000/month
10. Amazon (Private Label) Seller
Did you know that when you order something from Amazon more than 90% of the items you purchase are being sold to you from a regular Joe like yourself? Being a AZ seller you can simply do a little research on a hot product that’s already selling online, find it via a supplier like Ali Express, buy it for pennies on the dollar (at wholesale cost), ship it to Amazon’s warehouse, and when it sells Amazon will pay you the difference of the profit minus your cost and Amazon’s seller fees.
Skills Needed: You will need to learn how to do product research to find out what products are selling well on Amazon. You also need to know how to determine your profit margins and the fees Amazon will charge you for selling that particular item. There’s a host of FREE content online to walk you thru how to accomplish this.
Potential Earnings: $1,500-$50,000/Month**
11. Online Business Manager
An Online Business Manager is sort of like a bossy secretary except the roles of the client and the OBM is reverse.
The client hires the OBM to tell him/her (client) what they need to do to properly manager their business more efficiently.
Skills Needed: Must have a general idea of how to efficiently organize projects and be self motivating. Must be able to help make process decisions to will and communicate instructions to their clients effectively.
Potential Earnings: $25-$60/Hour**$4,000-$10,000/Month
12. Social Media Manager
Essential Duties of the Social Media Manager is to manage a client’s social media marketing campaigns and day-to-day activities including: Develop relevant content topics to reach the company’s target customers. Create, curate, and manage all published content (images, video and written).
Skills Needed: Basic social media and organizational skills. The more skills you have the more money you can charge.
Potential Earnings: $15-$40/Hour**$2,000-$6,000/Month