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8 Remote Jobs For High School Students

Often, when people talk about high school jobs, you envision going to an in-person one, such as being a cashier or a waiter. However, there are moments where in-person jobs just aren’t possible and it would be better to have a remote one. This article covers 8 remote jobs for high school students.

Tutoring:

Description:

  • If you know a lot about any subject, such as geometry, biology, or art, you can tutor students who need help in your areas of knowledge.
  • Because this is paid tutoring and not for free, often organizations or employment websites have a more professional application process. Most likely, you will need a resume, have an interview and potentially a subject test.

Websites to find work:

  • Tutor.com, Preply, SkimaTalk, Wyzant
    • Remember: if you are not sure if you can apply, contact the organization for clarification  
  • You can also check out freelance websites, such as Fiverr

Age requirements: 

  • Tutoring websites: minimum 16 years old 
  • Freelance websites: minimum 13 years old

Average pay: $10 – $20 per hour

Another option for tutoring:

  • It is difficult to find paid tutoring opportunities as a high school student, so you can always start your own tutoring business
  • You can ask your parents if they know anyone that would like to be tutored or offer a paid teaching position 
  • Just keep in mind, you might have to start off cheap for people to be willing to pay you, since you are a high school student

Extra links:

Proofreader

Description:

  • Some companies provide proofreading and editing opportunities to high school students. If you are excellent at spotting grammatical errors (spelling, grammar, and punctuation) and very detailed, this is applicable for you

Websites to find work:

Age requirement:

  • Most freelance websites: minimum 18 years old 
  • Fiverr: minimum 13 years old

Average pay: $15 – $30 per hour

Extra links:

Online data entry jobs

Description:

  • Data entry is the process of putting the written information from forms, applications, or company files into a computer system database or application for businesses to use. If you can type quickly and accurately, then this type of job is good for you.

Websites to find work:

Age requirement:

  • Most freelance websites: minimum 18 years old 
  • Fiverr: minimum 13 years old

Average pay: $10 – $15 per hour

Extra links:

Freelance Writer

Description:

  • If you like writing, being a freelance writer is right up your alley. Companies, blogs, magazines, websites, and other businesses are looking for freelance writers to write for them on a full or part-time basis.

Websites to find work:

Age requirement: minimum 13 years old 

Average pay: varies depending on what platform ($5 – $100 per article)

Another writing job option:

  • If you want to, you can also start a blog, but it takes a lot more time, energy, and investment to actually start earning money from it. 
  • Starting and committing to a blog is similar to winning big or losing all. If the blog turns out to be successful, you can earn a lot of money, but if it doesn’t, you won’t get anything out of it other than experience

Extra links:

Extra blog:

  • lj freelance 
    • This blog covers ways to get well-paid freelance writing jobs, providing tips and tricks for beginners

Micro Freelancer

Description:

  • Micro freelancing is work that is completed in a short amount of time for small amounts of money. Generally, anything that pays less than $100 and lasts less than 2 weeks, is a micro freelance job. You can sell whatever you do best, such as voice overs, video editing, programming projects, transcribing videos, etc.

Websites to find work:

Age requirement: minimum 13 years old

Average pay: varies on project type and skill level, but generally starting at $10

Keep in mind:

  • Most freelancing websites, such as Upwork, CrowdSource, GoLance, and FlexJobs, require you to be at least 18 years old in order to sign up, since when you are 18 years old, you are capable of entering into legally binding contracts. 
  • If you are under 18 years old, Fiverr, PeoplePerHour, and Craigslist is the place to go.

Virtual Assistant

Description:

  • A virtual assistant works to help business owners and bloggers stay organized. Some tasks to expect include, scheduling appointments, making phone calls, maintain a website, enter data and managing email accounts

Websites to find work:

Age requirement: minimum 13 years old

Average pay: $10 – $20 per hour

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Customer Service Representative

Description:

  • You can work as a customer service representative for U-Haul, where you handle complaints, process orders, and provide information about an organization’s products and services.

Websites to find work:

Age requirement: minimum 16 years old

Average pay: $7.50 – $8.50 per hour

Transcriptionist

Description:

  • A transcriptionist is a typist who listens to recorded or live audio files and converts what they hear into text format

Websites to find work:

Age requirement: minimum 13 years old

Average pay: $5 to more, varies depending on the task

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