52 Late-Night At Home Jobs (That Pay Well)

52 Late-Night At Home Jobs (That Pay Well)

Are you a night-owl, or someone who would prefer to work at night? Maybe, you already have a day job, but you want to do some extra work at night. Whatever your reasoning is, sometimes late-night jobs are more convenient and more practical for our lifestyle.

The problem is finding overnight jobs that we can do from home without being scammed and without taking a pay cut. I’m not good at working at night, but I know a lot of people who are. So, I have found over 50 legitimate companies that will hire you for jobs you can do at night.

Now, I wouldn’t just throw a bunch of jobs at you, and send you on a wild goose chase. That would be ridiculous. So, I have organized this list into 9 categories for you. Also, I gave as much detail as I could for each one so you wouldn’t be left wondering!

With all of these late-night jobs, you are sure to find something that fits the type of work you like doing.

I’ve also compiled an even bigger list of over 200 jobs and companies that are sure to make you at least an extra $1,000 per month. You get can get that FREE eBook below:

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Teaching and Tutoring

1. Qkids

Qkids is an online English teaching platform comprised of over 800,000 Chinese students, ages 4-12. As a teacher, you don’t need to know how to speak any Chinese since the platform is so highly interactive. Since the platform is so well thought through, you also need minimal props (if any at all) to teach students. Personally, I don’t use props.

Qkids is by far my favorite ESL platform. I am very glad I chose to stick with them over other platforms. They are so understanding and treat you like you actually have a life outside of work. Other ESL companies can greatly penalize you for canceling classes, and some even deduct pay or suspend you if it gets too extensive.

What are the hours?

Every morning, the available time frame is Monday – Friday from 6:30 am – 9 am Eastern Time. There are also evening hours on Friday and Saturday from 8:30 am – 11:40 pm Eastern Time. You will be notified before these hours change for Daylight Savings Time. There are additional hours available during peak season, like in the summer when kids are not in school. Again, you’ll be notified of any additional opportunities.

What if I need to cancel?

As an independent contractor, you can set your availability each week. Qkids has an amazing cancellation policy in which you can cancel your scheduled class 5 hours ahead of time with no penalty. Even if you cancel within the 5-hour window, you still won’t get in “trouble” per se. They are VERY understanding, so if something happens, you can simply write them in the app and let them know what’s going on.

How is the class structure?

You will be teaching anywhere from 1-4 students at a time. Each lesson is 30 minutes in length and you get a 10-minute break in between classes if you choose to teach them back-to-back. The platform is probably one of the most interactive ones in the online ESL world. Some teachers choose to use props, however, it is not required. I have never used them—the Qkids platform virtually provides everything you might need to teach the lesson.

How much will I be paid?

Pay is $8 base rate PER CLASS. Since classes are only 30 minutes long, you can teach 2 classes in an hour, thus earning you $16 – $20 per hour once bonuses are factored in. They aren’t the highest paying ESL Company out there—they’re about average. The benefits of working with the company, notably the attendance policy, flexibility, and overall teacher experience, make it well worth it. Trust me…the stress that you can encounter from more strict companies is not worth the extra 1 or 2 dollars they offer.

What are the requirements?

To teach for Qkids, you must live in the U.S. or Canada and have a Bachelor’s degree in any field. You are also required to have an English teaching certificate like a TESOL or TEFL. You can acquire a 120-hour TESOL from the International Open Academy for less than $20 on Groupon. It only takes a few hours to complete, so don’t be intimidated by the name.

What’s the application process like?

Apply > Initial Screening > Demo Interview 1 > Demo Interview 2 > Trial Class > Contract

  1. Apply here by creating an account and uploading your resume and availability. You will also need to submit a 1-2 minute introduction video in which you will introduce yourself, where you live, and your educational background with kids. You will then tell or read a children’s story.
  2. Initial screening: They will check to ensure you meet the requirements.
  3. Demo 1: You’ll mostly demonstrate your mastery of the Qkids platform. You will be given access long before your demo, so you can practice and learn the controls. Such tasks may include knowing how to adjust student volume and using interactive tools.
  4. Demo 2: is a bit more serious. This one is where you will be asked more interview questions like, “What qualities do you possess that would make you a good fit for this position?” Then you will demonstrate your ability to teach. The trainer will act as a student, and you will teach her. It only takes about 25 minutes max.
  5. Trial Class: Now is the nerve-wracking part. You’re going to teach real students! Everyone is nervous, but don’t freight. Do it just like you practiced. Watch videos on YouTube from people that can give you tips and tricks. You will have 2-5 trial classes, and after each one, the coach will give you constructive feedback that you can work on for your next classes. FYI: Yes, you will be paid for each of these classes.
  6. Contract: You made it! Once you have passed your trial classes, you will receive an email inviting you to join the Qkids family. Your contract will be enclosed and you will click a link that will allow you to virtually initial and sign the contract where applicable. Congrats!

2. VIPKid

VIPKid is an online English Second Language (ESL) company that will hire you to teach Chinese students (ages 4-12) the English language. They are a very popular ESL company and for good reason. VIPkid has over 100,000 teachers and 500,000 students!

You may be wondering how in the world you can teach as a late-night job. Well, you have to remember that the students are in China. That’s on the other side of the world! When we are getting up in the morning, they are going to be. When we are eating lunch, they are fast asleep in the middle of the night. With that understanding, the working hours will make more sense to you.

How is the class structure?

You will be teaching 25-minute 1-on-1 classes with students. As an independent contractor, you will be in charge of your own schedule and availability. This allows maximum flexibility. There is also no minimum number of hours you are required to teach, so work as much as you’d like.

What is the pay structure?

The pay structure is $7 – $9 base pay rate PER CLASS. Since each class is only 25 minutes, you can teach 2 classes per hour, thus making a $14 – $18 per hour base rate. After bonuses and incentives, you could be making anywhere from $15 – $22 per hour.

What are the hours?

The peak time is often around 6 pm – 9 pm Beijing time. So, how do those hours translate? From November to March, that is 5 am-8 am Eastern Time. Those are the hours Monday – Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, availability is from 8 pm – 9 pm. China does not recognize Daylight Savings, but here in North America, we do. So from March to November, move those time slots forward by 1 hour. In case none of that made sense here’s a screenshot:

What are the requirements?

The requirements to teach with VIPkid are that you need to have at least 2 years of experience in teaching, tutoring, coaching, or mentoring. You are also required to have a Bachelor’s degree (in any field) and live in the U.S. or Canada.

What’s the application process like?

Sign up > Demo Lesson > Mock Class > Sign Contract

  1. Sign up by creating an account and completing a simple form.
  2. Review the provided materials and do a short demo lesson to demonstrate how great of a teacher you are.
  3. Do a mock class with a current teacher. This teacher will help prepare you for a real class.
  4. Sign your 6-month contract and start teaching.

3. Tutor.com

Tutor.com provides elite tutors to their customers to engage in one-on-one sessions that are personalized for the student’s subject and question. Some subjects they provide include algebra, calculus, English, chemistry, physics, test prep, and many, many more.

What subjects can I teach?

There are far more subjects than I can list here, but I will give you an idea. Regarding Business, you could tutor for business law, intro accounting, micro- and macroeconomics, intro finance, and intro economics.

For humanities, you could tutor about English, essay writing, literature, reading, and social studies. You can tutor in languages, other than English.

There are also topics like mathematics, including algebra, geometry, statistics, and calculus. Finally, any science courses, technology topics, or communication subtopics you can think of are probably all there.

Here’s a table from the Tutor.com website:

How much can I make?

The pay is no longer listed online, so I’m sure it is dependent on varying factors, like your experience and the subject you are approved to tutor. Based on the Glassdoor reviews and salaries from current and previous employees, it appears that you can expect to make anywhere from $10 – $17 per hour.

What’s the hiring process like?

  1. Apply
  2. Exam
  3. Mock Session
  4. Application Processing
  5. Profile & Tax ID
  6. Start Tutoring

4. Brainfuse

Brainfuse is another tutoring company that provides services to higher education, libraries, K-12 schools, and more. The pay is unclear, however, on Indeed and Glassdoor, employees have reported making around $13 per hour on average. To become a tutor with Brainfuse, checkout the Brainfuse careers page.

5. Nice Talk

NiceTalk is a China-based tutoring company that provides students with access to fluent English speakers. It is a one-on-one video chat system.

What are the requirements?

Tutors must be native English speakers. Although you don’t need a degree, applicants with a teaching certificate like TEFL or TESOL will be preferred. The Internet must be stable and you must have a quiet environment with no distractions.

What’s the pay like?

Earnings accumulate each full minute that you spend talking with students, which leads to $10 per hour. You will be paid weekly via PayPal as long as you have a balance of at least $20.

How do I get started?

All you must do is register with your email address and a short interview video. They’ll get to know a little more about you and gauge your English proficiency. Visit the NiceTalk website on your mobile device, download the app, and follow the instructions to complete your application.

6. LearnLight

Learnlight provides language and skills training either virtually, face-to-face, or through digital programs. It is based in 52 countries with 25 different languages. The company is fully operational 24/7.

What will I be doing?

You, my friend, will be an online teacher that designs a personalized program specifically for each student. After each session, you will provide written feedback to students, and you will always communicate in an efficient, effective, professional manner.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a foreign language teaching qualification of some kind (TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, etc.)
  • A minimum of 2 years’ language teaching experience
  • At least 10 Mbps internet speed
  • Computer
  • Headset
  • Webcam

You’ll get preferential treatment if you are advanced in a second language and if you have a business background. 

What are the hours like?

You’ll need to commit to a fixed schedule for at least 1 year. A minimum of 10 hours per week of fixed availability during peak hours is also required.

What’s the recruitment process like?

Apply, then you’ll be invited for a skype interview. If successful, you’ll start training, then orientation, and beyond! So if you meet those requirements, what are you waiting for?

Earn Money Sharing Your Opinion


7. Swagbucks

Swagbucks is a phenomenal app that pays you to play games, watch videos, take surveys, and shop like you normally do!

What can I do to earn money?

You can shop at your normal stores and get cashback PLUS SB. For example, right now you can shop at Home Depot and get 8% cash back plus a $10 bonus. You could also play a game, reach level 17, and get 4838 SB. That’s almost $50 just for playing a game! Other ways to earn include taking surveys, watching videos, coupons, deals, and more.

How do I get paid?

You earn “SB” points, which are the same as pennies—1 SB is 1 penny. So, 100 SB is $1. They add up fast! These SB points can be spent to purchase gift cards, other purchases, or to cash out via PayPal. You can even donate your points to nonprofits like The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

How do I get started?

It’s easy! Simply go here to create an account and you can start earning immediately.

8. Survey Junkie

With Survey Junkie, you can share your opinions to help brands improve their products and services. Most surveys take less than a minute to complete, but some take around 15 minutes and can pay up to $50.

How does it work?

The process is rather simple, simply create an account, and find surveys in topics that interest you. Once you complete them you get paid! Simple.

How will I be paid?

Payments are made via PayPal or you can redeem them as e-Giftcards if you prefer. Personally, I have made a nice chunk of change with this particular survey app by using it in my spare time. That extra money really comes in handy.

How do I get started?

You can join them here and get started earning too.

9. Pinecone Research

Pinecone Research wages the gap between companies and consumers, allowing you to voice your opinion so products and developments can be improved. You will complete surveys and receive $3 each for them, which can be cashed out via PayPal, used to purchase goods or gift cards. To get started, create an account. You’ll get survey notifications then once you complete surveys, you’ll rack up points to be redeemed on rewards.

10. Panda Research

Panda Research is another one of the top-earning survey sites that have paid over $2.2 million to its members so far. With this app, you can earn up to $50 per survey and make even more money by reading emails. That’s my favorite way to earn. You just open the email, click the button in the email, and wah-lah! You get paid. Payments will be made to you by the 1st and the 15th of each month through PayPal. Sign up for them here.

Related: 25+ Best Survey Sites to Earn $800 per Month

11. Vindale Research

Vindale Research is a survey app that pays you for taking short surveys and other tasks. Almost $8 million has been paid to its members to date. The earning potential is very high.

What topics are covered?

There are numerous topics to choose from, so you are sure to find something interesting. Whether you like cars and trucks, politics, sports, new technology, health and beauty, fashion, or almost anything else, you can share your opinion about it. 

How can I earn money?

You can earn money by taking surveys, referring your friends, opening emails, and watching videos. Simple tasks!

How do I get paid?

You skip the point system that most survey apps use and get straight to earning cash. Some people have reported making $1,000 in one money using Vindale Research. Once you complete tasks, the reward is added to your balance. Surveys pay anywhere from $0.25 to $50 per survey!.

How can I get started?

Sign up here and get $2 free just for starting.

12. MyPoints

MyPoints is a microtask app that pays you to take surveys, watch videos, play games, and do the shopping you were just doing before you started reading this. There are over 20 million active members and it is ranked as one of the best survey sites to make money.

How much will I earn?

Your earnings are directly affected by the amount of work you put in. No, this isn’t a get rich quick app, however, you can get paid up to $50 for a single survey. There is access to tens of thousands of paid opportunities every day, so here is no shortage of money to be made.

What do I need to get started?

You don’t need anything except your mobile device or computer and some spare time, my friend. Simply sign up with this link and you’ll get a $10 free exclusive bonus. Once you answer a few questions about yourself, you can start taking surveys, shopping, and completing a task while you watch your earnings build.

13. VIP Voice

VIP Voice allows you to express your opinions with companies through survey taking. Surveys are conducted for numerous industries, including apparel, automotive, beauty, food, entertainment, sports, and more.

How does it work?

When you sign up, you will automatically be entered into a $1,000 sweepstakes. Then, complete surveys and you will earn points that go toward sweepstakes, like vacations, electronics, vacations, and more.

Short-Tasks


14. Appen (Previous called Leapforce)

Appen is a technology company that labels images, speech, audio, video, and other data to improve artificial intelligence systems. Part-time, flexible jobs that you can do from anywhere in the world are offered here.

What will I be doing?

You have the option to work on projects, micro-tasks, surveys, and data collection. In the work-from-home world, they are most known for their micro-task jobs, which are easy to do. Simply create an account, choose a project or task, complete it, and get paid. Some tasks you may see include:

  • Categorizing social media posts by what the content is about or what emotion it evicts.
  • Moderating content by deciding if pictures or text are acceptable (doesn’t include explicit or abusive language or imagery).
  • Transcribing audio by writing what you hear in a short audio clip.
  • Drawing boxes on images to highlight important objects in pictures.

How is the pay?

The pay for this micro-task site varies depending on what you choose to do. Based on the reported salaries on Indeed, people are making anywhere from $30 – $100 per day!

15. Lionbridge (Smart Crowd)

Lionbridge is a 20-year-old company that provides work from home opportunities with flexible working hours. They work with a ton of well-known companies like Persons, Philips, Expedia, Dell, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, Motorola, and many more.

How much am I required to work?

You’re not obligated to work. Do as much or as little as you want.

How much will I be paid?

Rates per task are competitive and they pay once per month.

How does it work?

Simply create an account then answer some demographic questions. You will then be presented with some placement tests that you can choose to take. Each will give Lionbridge better insight regarding your talents and skills. I recommend taking as many as possible to increase the amount of work you qualify for. You will be contacted when work is available.

16. Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk)

Amazon MTurk is a short-task site used to make it easier for individuals and businesses to outsource their jobs and asks. The work is distributed throughout the MTurk users so companies can get efficient, flexible results at a reduced cost.

What tasks will I be doing?

There are a plethora of tasks you could choose from in the MTurk Marketplace. One minute you may be validating data and doing research. The next minute you could be doing surveys, identifying objects in a photo, or transcribing recorded audio.

You can also find tasks including writing content for websites, translation tasks, rating search results, and verifying restaurant details. The possibilities are nearly endless. I cannot list them all here.

How do I get paid?

Once you create an MTurk account, you will search or browse for work you may be interested in. Accept a job, follow the instructions, and then submit your work. Once the Requester approves your work, your money is yours to use! All earnings are paid as US Dollars or Amazon.com gift cards. To get cash, you can transfer your balance to your U.S. bank account.

17. Clickworker

Clickworker is always seeking internet users to correct texts, take surveys, do research, and many other short-tasks. A project that a company is doing gets broken down into micro-tasks and distributed to thousands of Clickworkers like you and me. The work is all compiled together and the results are given to the customer. 

What tasks will I be doing?

There are many tasks that you can choose from. You could create informative texts, product descriptions, or articles about a varying topic. A Clickworker might also categorize data, copy edit, or proofread. So many other tasks are available as well, like surveys, app testing, taking photos, mystery shops, and so much more that I can’t list it all here. You are bound to find something interesting to do.

How do I get paid?

The amount per task is dependent upon the tasks. No, this is not a get rich quick app. Rather, it is a tool to make some extra money on the side when you have some free time. Payments for your task are immediately added to your account balance when you complete the task. It is payable within 7 days, at which point you can cash out via PayPal, SEPA, or Transferwise. I recommend just getting a PayPal account. 99% of online work pays via PayPal.

18. Humanitic

With Humanitic, you are paid to listen to recorded phone calls and answer simple questions as you review each one. They are the ones ‘recording’ when you call a company and hear the message “this call is being recorded…” The reviews you complete provide their clients with the information they need to improve their customer service and sales efforts.

Do I have to talk to people?   

No. You don’t have to make or receive calls, nor do you talk to a real person. You are listening to recordings, and you don’t even need to listen to the entire conversation. The best part is that you can work from your computer, tablet, or phone!

What are the hours?

As an independent contractor, you can make your own schedule. Work as much or as little as you want. Keep in mind, though, that as you continue to work, you gain additional opportunities to earn more money.

When will I be paid?

You will be paid weekly via PayPal.

How do I get started?

Simply go to the Humanitic website and sign up! It’s fast, easy, and all you need is a PayPal account to get started.

Transcription and Translation Services


19. Scribie

Scribie is a transcription company. As an independent contractor for them, you will be listening to audio files and typing what you hear as accurately as you can. They have paid over $2.1 million to their transcribers.

They also offer automated transcription that does over 50% of the typing effort for you. That makes your job so much easier! Its accuracy ranges between 60 and 90% correct, depending on the audio quality and other factors.

What are the requirements?

You will need to have a great comprehension of English and the ability to identify mistakes. To get paid, you’ll need a PayPal account, and to work you’ll need a computer and internet connection. A headset is also required.

I also recommend getting a foot pedal so you can easily start and stop the audio. Trust me, it makes like so much easier. If you don’t have one, it’s okay. You can still do the work. I do think the foot pedal will be a great small investment for you though.

What’s the pay like?

Scribie pays $5 – $25 per audio hour. They also offer a $5 bonus for every 3 hours of work you complete. There is no limit to the amount of work you do, so you are really in control of how much you make. Your earnings will be credited to your Scribie account after your submission has been reviewed.

Then, your account balance can be withdrawn and transferred to your PayPal account at any time. There is no withdraw limit and your funds should be in your PayPal account within 1 business day.

How do I get started?

Apply > Confirm Email > Invitation > Submit Test File > Certified!

1. Apply here to get started. You will receive an application number, which can be used to track your application progress.

2. Confirm Email: Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email that includes a link. Click the link to confirm your email. If you made a mistake in your email, you can just start over with step one.

3. Invitation: Once you’ve submitted your application, it will be review within 1 business day and either accepted or rejected. If you are rejected, don’t worry! Just delete the application and reapply. If you are accepted, you will be put on the waiting list. Once your waiting list number reaches 0, you will receive an invitation to test!.

4. Submit Test File: Now, you need to create an account. A list of files will be presented to you. Pick one, transcribe it, and submit the test file. Your submission will be screened to ensure adequacy, so make sure to stay by your email in case they need you to redo it.

5. Certification: A review date will be assigned for your test file submission. If you are certified as a transcriber, you will be paid for the test and can get to work! If your submission was rejected, do not lose hope! Not only can you compare your submission to a correct file, but you can retest by submitting another test file! AND you can get up to 10 attempts! Take your time. You can do it!

20. 99 Designs

99 Designs is a place where businesses can find graphic designers to make logos, business cards, websites, branding, packages, and pretty much anything else. It works similar to Fiverr, but it’s all about graphic design. To date, over $250 million has been paid out to designers.

How does it work?

First, you choose what industries, styles, and designs you want to work with. To find clients, you have 3 options. First, you can bring in any clients you already have. That’s easy. Second, you can compete in a contest.

A business will hold a contest and designers will submit their work. If you win, you get to work with the client and get paid. Finally, you can work directly with the client and set your own prices.

How much can I earn?

You get to set your prices for the work you provide if you are working 1-on-1 with clients. If you are competing with other designers, then the company signifies how much they are willing to pay, then they choose which designer they want to work with.

Rates vary depending on the type of design work. So, you could probably get paid much more to design a website than to design a business card, for example. Regardless, you will be paid in 3 business days or less.

21. Rev

A great company to work for if you’re good at typing is Rev.

What are the requirements?

To work for this company, you will need mastery of English and be able to accurately transcribe audio. You don’t need a degree, prior experience, or any special qualifications to work this job. You will need a computer and a reliable internet connection.

What are the hours?

As an independent contractor, there is no minimum number of hours you must work to keep your account active. You can claim jobs at any time of the day or night. Even better, Rev is a very large global company, so there is no shortage of work to do.

What about the money?

With Rev, you are paid weekly via PayPal. For transcription, the rate of pay is $0.30 – $1.10 per audio minute. So, the faster and more accurate you type, the more work you can get done in a shorter time, thus the more money you can make. Top earners are making around $1,500 per month.

How do I get started?

Sign up > Quiz > Sample > Approval > Make some money!

1. Sign up for Rev by creating an account and entering a little information about yourself.

2. Quiz: You will need to take a grammar quiz. It will ask you questions like verifying whether you should use “there”, “their”, or “there” in the sentence.

3. Sample: Now, you will complete a sample transcript. Simply follow the guidelines and submit an accurate transcript. You can take as much time as you need, so do your best work! I flew through it when I tried and ended up getting denied. So, make sure you do better than me. Do it right the first time!

4. Approval: You should hear back from Rev within a few days to know whether or not you were approved.

5. Money time: If you get approved, you can start making money immediately!

22. TranscribeMe

TranscribeMe is a company that provides transcription, translation, and data annotation services for their clients. This company comes highly recommended by some of the most notable names, and it is listed as a Top 100 Remote Company by Flexjobs.

How much will I be working?

You can work as much as you want whenever you want. Most audio clips are only 1 – 2 minutes long, and there is no limit to how many you complete.

How much will I be paid?

TranscribeMe offers some of the highest paying transcription jobs in the industry. They offer $15 – $22 per audio hour and top earners are making $2,200 per month. If you transcribe for the Medical or Legal sector, you can be looking at an even higher pay-rate. Steady work is available, so how much money you earn is up to you. You can request a PayPal payment weekly.

What are the requirements?

You don’t need any experience nor a college degree. All you need is a computer and a reliable internet to get started.

Where do I apply?

Simply go to the TranscribeMe website to create an account and you’ll be making good money in no time.

23. LanguageLine Solutions

LanguageLine Solutions is an interpretation and translation company that operates 24/7 in 240 different languages.

How does this work?

Each conversation you have is a 3-way conversation with you, the client, and the person with limited English speaking capabilities. First, you will let the client speak. Then you will interpret what he or she said.

What are the requirements?

  • You must be able to interpret conversations in a neutral tone.
  • Complete fluency and clear understanding in English and another language is essential
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong cultural sensitivity
  • The ability to accurately provide information without adding extra words or leaving anything out.

What’s the application process like?

1. Visit the LanguageLine Solutions ‘Careers’ page and select which region you live in. Then, select the job and description that you desire (look for Work at Home or Remote).

2. Once your application is submitted, a recruiter will review it and may email you to schedule an interview. Further details about the position will be discussed at that point.

24. Scribendi

Scribendi is an editorial company that has been trusted with documents world-wide since 1997. They hire freelance proofreaders and editors to provide services to an immense variety of clients.

What type of work will I be doing?

You can be a proofreader or editor for almost anything that may interest you. Some of the clients could be categorized as:

  • English as a Second Language
  • Academic
  • Authors
  • Business or Corporate
  • Students
  • Personal
  • And everything in between

How much will I work?

Since you are an independent contractor, you can work as much or as little as you want.

Will I be paid for my work?

Well, of course, you’ll be paid, silly! They don’t highlight the pay on their website, however many employees have reported making up to $26 per hour. This pay is likely based on numerous factors, including your performance. So, always do your best!

Are there any requirements?

To work for Scribendi, here’s what you need:

  • Native English speaker
  • A college degree in a relevant field
  • At least 3 years of experience in editing, writing, language teaching, or document production
  • Average editing/proofreading speed of 1,000 – 1,400 words per hour
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Make sure you live in a state they are hiring in. At the time of this writing, they’re not hiring in the US States of California, New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, Colorado, New Jersey, Wyoming, South Dakota, West Virginia, Hawaii, New Mexico, or New Hampshire.

How do I apply?

You can apply here. They made it clear that you should not email or call about your application. They will contact you if they are interested.

25. 3PlayMedia

3PlayMedia is a captioning company that provides its clients with closed captions, transcription, and translation. You can be hired as a freelance transcriptionist/editor.

What will I be doing?

You will be transcribing recorded audio using their internet-based software. You get to decide which projects you accept.

How many hours will I work?

As a transcriptionist, you get to decide when and how much you want to work. When you choose a project, though, you do need to adhere to any time guidelines that are given.

How much will I be paid?

Your pay will be based on the project you are completing. In general, you’d be making around $10 – $30 per hour if you are efficient.

Are there any requirements?

Some of the most important qualities you will need include

  • Excellent English fluency and grammar skills
  • Typing ability of at least 75 wpm
  • Computer (PC or Mac)
  • High-speed internet with a minimum of 10 Mbps download speed
  • Minimum 2.0GHz processor, 4GB RAM, 5GB available disk space

How do I get started?

Choose which language you will be transcribing in here (English or Spanish) then read the job description to make sure the position is a good fit for you. Then apply and they’ll contact you to move forward!

Website Testing


26. Usertesting

Usertesting is a website testing company that is trusted by some of the biggest names, like Walmart, Facebook, Capital One, eBay, and more. This company is my favorite website company that I’ve made hundreds of dollars with.

What will I be doing?  

As a website tester, you will follow task instructions that the client has outlined for their website. While doing so, you will read the instructions aloud, and express your thoughts the entire time while you work through the task. Say what confuses you, what doesn’t make sense and anything else that comes to mind as you complete specifically what the client asks.

How much will I be working?

Each test will take around 20 minutes or less to complete. You are not required to accept or complete any tests, so work whenever you want, for as much as you want. You may not qualify for every test, so go through each one that gets sent to you so you don’t miss your money!

How much will I be paid?

$10 per test and up to $120 for a Live Conversation with a customer.

What are the requirements?

You will need a computer and a headset with a microphone. You can also take tests on your iPhone or Android.

How do I get started?

Simple go to the UserTesting website and click ‘Get Paid to Test’ to get started.

27. Userlytics

Userlytics is another great company that pays you to test websites. You will be checking the usability of apps or websites in your spare time.

How does it work?

You will work through a series of task instructions that guide you to complete something within the app or website. As you progress, you should verbalize your views and feelings as you maneuver through the tasks so the client gains constructive criticism and suggestions for improvement.

Will I be paid?

Once a test is completed, you will be paid anywhere from $5 – $90 per test! Those super high-paying ones are hard to come by though, so expect to make $10 per test on average.

What are the requirements?

You will need a desktop computer, or mobile phone, and a microphone (or a headset with a microphone). If you do a test with a video, then you will need a webcam (or front-camera if you’re using your mobile phone).

How do I get started?

Simply create an account, verify your email, and get started testing!

28. IntelliZoom Panel

IntelliZoom is a website testing company that allows you to influence products while getting paid by sharing your experiences with the people that make those products. Studies only take about 10 – 20 minutes to complete.

How does it work?

Most studies pay about $10 each on average. All you need is a computer, tablet, or smartphone, and a reliable internet connection. Payments are sent through PayPal within 21 business days after you complete the study.

Customer Service

29. Alorica At Home

Alorica is a company that provides customer service for their clients. Their industry span includes communications, healthcare, media and entertainment, financial services, technology, and many more.

How much is the pay?

Most of the work at home customer service representative jobs start at $13 per hour.

What are the hours?

Alorica offers flexible schedules, however, it will be a set schedule during operating hours. You can even get hired as full-time if you want, and be guaranteed your 40 hours per week. There are part-time opportunities available as well.

Are there any requirements?            

  • You must possess a positive attitude with the want to help others.
  • Willing to work holidays if it falls within your schedule
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Familiarity with current technology (computers, tablets, mobile devices, etc.)

How do I get started?

Simply view their jobs list and apply!

30. Advanis

Advanis is a Canadian market and social research firm that specializes in researching product design, pricing, customer experience, and more. The company is always interested in analytical, self-motivated individuals to work at home as a telephone research interviewer.

What do I need?

You’ll need good English skills and a typing speed of 30 wpm. To work this position, you’ll also need a computer, a phone line for people to call in on, and a headset with noise cancellation.

What’s the pay like?

Most employees have reported making $11 – $15 per hour. To get started, you need only to apply on the Advanis website.

31. Working Solutions

Working solutions has been rated in the Top 100 Remote Work companies on Flexjobs for 6 years and counting. The company is comprised of elite independent contractors. They provide clients with project management services.

What’s the pay like?

Programs that you complete are all different, but agents have earned anywhere from $9 – $30 per hour. Your income is directly affected by various factors, including the work you’re doing, your performance, and how much time you put in. You’ll be paid twice a month via direct deposit or check.

How do I get started?

To get started, you will fill out a short form then take an assessment. If you passed, you’ll receive an email invitation. Then, you can log in and complete a background check, which will cost you $18.50. Then apply for programs that suit your interests, experience, and availability to get started making money.

32. NexRep

NexRep is a company that outsources call center customer service duties for their business clients. You will be working from home and you get to choose when you work.

What’s the work like?

You can work in various industries, including food, fashion, music, automotive, electrics, health, travel, and many more. To support customers, you will be implementing the use of a phone, chat, email, text, and social media.

How much can I earn?

Since you get to set your own hours, you can work more and make more. Employees have reported making $15 – $25 per hour, but most top inbound sales agents consistently earn over $20 per hour.

How can I join?

First, you must register on their site by clicking ‘work from home’. Then, you will schedule a call with a Marketplace Coordinator at any time that works for you. The call will only be about 10 minutes long, in which time you will be matched with a client and advised of your next steps.

33. LiveOps

LiveOps provides on-demand virtual call center agents for their clients. They were also featured as one of the Top 100 Remote Work companies this year from Flexjobs. As an agent, you will be providing customer service, support, and sales to the customers you encounter.

What do I need?

  • You will need a quiet place to work. They stress the importance of preventing background noise on calls. This includes kids, barking dogs, traffic, TVs, radios, etc.
  • You will also need a corded headset
  • A computer
  • Wired internet connection.

You can find additional technical requirements, like computer and phone specs, on their website.

What are the hours like?

As an independent contractor, you can work as much or as little as you want. With LiveOps, you can even work in small 30 minute increments. Although there is no minimum number of hours you are required to work, you shouldn’t be completely inactive or you may not get your contract renewed.

How much do I get paid?

Some LiveOps clients pay around $0.25 per minute. Others pay a base rate plus a commission bonus. Some programs are commission only. Essentially, the better service you provide, the better income you can expect to make. Most agents make a range of $200 – $700 per week. Regardless, you will be paid twice per month.

What’s the hiring process like?

First, you should make sure you live in one of the states they are currently hiring in and that you meet the equipment requirements. Then, apply. An important note is that you must pay for your own background and credit check. This cost is $45, however since you’re an independent contractor, you can write it off as a ‘business expense’ on your taxes.

34. LiveWorld

LiveWorld is a digital and social media marketing agency that helps companies build stronger relationships with their customers. They work will some big names, like Walmart, Coca Cola, Neutrogena, Kleenex, and more.

What job will I be doing?

You could apply to be a Social Media Customer Care Agent. Responsibilities for this position revolve around you engaging with and assisting a brand’s customers. You will appropriately respond to social media posts and moderate customer interactions on behalf of the brand.

How much will I be paid?

The pay is not specified, however, on Glassdoor, employees have reported a range of $8 – $11 per hour for this position

Are there any requirements?

Yes. There are several requirements. A few includes:

  • Great customer engagement skills
  • 2-3 years’ experience in online moderation
  • Reliable high-speed internet access
  • Desktop or laptop computer
  • Social media moderation, college degree, and call center experience are preferred (not required)
  • Fluency in English

How do I get started?

They are currently hiring US residents. You can view their application here.

35. ModSquad

ModSquad is a content moderation company that provides customer support, social media, and community management for its clients. They work with some rather elite clients like A&E, NFL Network, Cartoon Network, ABC, PBS, and numerous others.

What job will I be doing?
ModSquad would hire you as a “Mod” in their terms. In other words, you would be a digital engagement moderator. You would forums, communities, social media, and other networks and intervene when something bad (or good) happens. This will involve chatting with customers when necessary.

How much will I have to work?
You will have the independence and flexibility to work when and where you want. The projects you work on are at your own discretion.  

What will I be paid?

The rate of pay is unclear. Based on employee reviews on Glassdoor, the hourly pay for a Moderator is around $8 – $12 per hour.

How do I get started?

You can submit your resume and application here.  

36. Pleio

Pleio is a pharmaceutical company with employees that engage patients to ensure the patient has everything to get into a regular, informed routine. The average agent makes around $14 per hour.

What will I be doing?

You will ensure that the patient completely understands how the medication works and how to take it. More so, you will help the patient get into a routine of taking their medication at the appropriate time each day. Short reminder messages and tips are also sent to the patient via text, voicemail, or email depending on the patient’s preference.

What do I need to work for Pleio?

Pleio seeks caring, motivated persons that are self-starters. If you have a home office and a dedicated phone line, you’ve got what you need to get started. Simply go to their website, apply, and check your email for further instructions.

37. BSG Clearing

BSG Clearing provides phone billing solutions to businesses. You can get hired as a live inbound operator, making at least $8.50 per hour, guaranteed. You’ll be working during the hours have 2 pm to 11 pm CST, Monday through Friday and every other weekend. You can choose shifts of 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 hours, but you need to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. You can apply for work on their Contact Us > Careers page.

Virtual Assistant


38. Fancy Hands

Fancy Hands is comprised of virtual assistances that freelance to assist business clients. They are looking to hiring more freelancers to assist their thousands of users.

What kind of work will I be doing?

  • Making phone calls for people (like to cancel their cable, for example)
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Price checking
  • Accommodation and trip planning
  • Data entry

Okay, and the hours?

You can set your own hours to get tasks done. They want people to be working 24 hours a day, so if you want to work late-nights then that’s perfect.

What are the requirements?

  • You must have exceptional communication skills.
  • A computer with a reliable internet connection
  • Self-driven, motivated mindset
  • Headset with a microphone

How is the pay?

As a new-hire, you’ll be getting paid per task, which could be anywhere from $3 – $7 per task. This can add up quickly since multiple tasks could be grouped for something as simple as making a reservation.

There are also opportunities to advance to a management position if you are interested. You’d be managing other assistants to ensure smooth sailing.

Payments are made every other Tuesday (biweekly) through Dwolla.

How do I get started?

You can apply directly on their site here. Just make sure you have Google Chrome and a Gmail account (they require it) so you can complete the application process.

39. Time Etc

Time etc provides businesses with on-demand virtual assistants. It is used by companies like Google, Skype, Facebook, and Marriott.

What hours would I work?

They can provide steady work if you’re looking to work full-time, or you can work as little as you want.

What’s the pay like?

You don’t have to bid on jobs, which is a major plus. You get a fixed hourly rate.

What’s the hiring process?

Apply > Verification > Interview > Assessments > Work!
1. Apply.

2. Time etc will verify your identity, work history, and education.

3. You’ll be interviewed, at which point you will provide samples of your work.

4. Take some skills assessments to demonstrate your skill level.

5. You’re home-free my friend!

Driving


40. Uber

Uber is a ridesharing company in which you can get paid to drive people around. You can set your hours and cash out your earnings whenever you want—multiple times a day even! In fact, you don’t even need your own vehicle to do this job. They have opportunities for you to rent a car as long as you need it so you can work. Hours, days, or even weeks if you need it.

People need rides, more than just in the daytime, though. Some need rides from various places throughout the night as well, especially on the weekends. I have a buddy who drives for Uber and makes over $1,000 just working Friday and Saturday evenings and night. Depending on the need in your area, you could do the same! Get signed up on their site.

41. Lyft

Lyft is another ridesharing company and is one of the prominent competitors of Uber. With them, you can also work when you want and cash out as soon as you complete a ride.

How do I get paid?

You get paid in many different ways. You earn for the amount of time the ride took and for the distance of the trip. Don’t forget you can also get tips from riders, plus bonuses during busy times and locations.

When can I work?

As with Uber, you can drive any time through the day and night. To maximize your earnings, stay nearby big events, and drive during holidays, like New Year’s Eve. Try to stay where all the people are at, and you’ll get a ton of money fast.

42. SigTrack

SigTrack is a company that will hire you for a data entry freelancer position. You do need a computer and high-speed internet to work for them. The company also says it’s near impossible to make decent money at this job without having dual computer screens.

How does it work?

You get paid by the job. Each job has an individual pay rate. The amount you take home depends on your accuracy. If you are 100% accurate, then you get all of the base rate pay for that job. As your accuracy drops, so does the amount of pay you will receive. So, do your best work at all times and pay very close to detail so you will maximize your earnings!

43. Dropshipping

Dropshipping is a business model in which you sell items to people, but you never actually keep those items in stock. You order it from the supplier and send it straight to the customer.

How can I get started?

To build such a business, you’ll want to make a website. This will be your “store” for the items you choose to sell. You can do that by using WordPress.org.

1. Choose A Niche

First, you need to choose a niche that is narrowed to a specific area. Your niche could be home décor, weight loss, design, parenting, business, etc, but it needs to hone in on a specific area of the category you chose. For example, instead of having a broad topic like ‘parenting’, make it more specific, as in ‘supplies for parents of children ages 3 – 5’.

2. Pick A Domain Name

Next, you need to choose a website (domain) name. Choose something that relates to your niche. Make sure that no one else is using that name as a website or on social media.

3. Get Hosting

You will need something you power your website (hosting). Your best option starting out is to use Bluehost for only $2.95 per month. This comes with a free domain name plus everything you need to get started.

4. Enable Payments

Now that you have your WordPress site set up, download the Woocommerce plugin. This will enable you to turn your website into a store that can easily accept orders and payments.

5. Choose Your Products

Choose products that are related to your niche, or topic. See what the competition is selling the most. These are the products you should be targeting. Don’t waste your time on products that will likely not sell.

6. It’s Time To Make Some Money

Get to selling! Keep up with the latest trends, wants, and needs of the customer to ensure you are always giving the people what they want.

Pro tip: As your site grows and your traffic increases, you can go ahead and increase hosting. For the most cost-effective, yet efficient way to move forward, transfer your domain name to Namecheap for less than $7 per YEAR. For hosting that will accommodate your increased number of visitors, use Siteground for less than $5 per month. Using Namecheap for your domain is the most budget-friendly option without compromising quality. Using that and Siteground together make the perfect couple for your growing site. They are who I use, and I have zero issues.

44. Upwork

Upwork is a company that will match you and your talents with businesses that need talent. Some skill topics include web and mobile software, design, writing, sales and marketing, administrative support, customer service, data and analytics, and engineering. The type of work doesn’t stop there.

How does it work?

5 million businesses are using Upwork, so there is certainly no shortage of work available, no matter what you choose to do. The tasks and jobs you complete will dictate the amount of money you make. Make $5 for writing a few sentences, or make thousands with technology development and engineering. Work a little or work a lot. You are in control.

Writing


45. Babbletype

Babbletype is a transcription, translation, and content analysis company in the market research industry. They are always seeking new transcriptionists, editors, and translators, but they have made it clear that they are selective.  

What hours would I work?

As an independent contractor, you can work when you want and how much you want. So work more, earn more. You will need a computer, reliable internet, and headphones to work transcription.

What’s the hiring process like?

Apply > Test > Interview > Paperwork > Assessments

1. Apply by emailing [email protected] and requesting a test.

2. The transcription test is about 10 minutes long. It will give you a realistic view of the type of work you will be doing. It will be used to judge your skill level.

3. Interview so they can get to know you on getting you on board.

4. Formal paperwork. You know…the important contracts and stuff.

5. Paid assessments to show what you know and what they need to teach you.

If you have any questions, email [email protected] Apparently, if you call, they won’t have any of the answers you need.

46. Verblio

Verblio is a blog and content creation company that will hire you as a writer. They have over 1300 clients in 40 different industries. Jobs can be small with only 300 words, or large with over 3000 words.

What kind of work will I be doing?

As mentioned, they have over 1300 clients across 40 different industries. Some include legal, cannabis, and real estate. There is a wide range to choose from. There is also no limit to the type of content you like to write. Including emails, eBooks, e-commerce, blog posts, newsletters, and more, they have something for everyone. Whatever you choose, just do your best work to keep the clients calling your name!

What are the hours like?

As an independent contractor, you can choose when and how much you want to work. What they care about most is the quality of content you write.

How do I get paid?

You will be paid via PayPal every Monday. Your pay is based on the size of the job. The more you write, though, the higher you will rank in the Verblio point-system, thus earning you higher-paying job opportunities. Pay starts at $10.50 for a 300-400 word post and goes up from there. You may find a job for 300 – 3000 words.

Are there any requirements?

  • You must have exceptional grammar
  • Strong research skills
  • An understanding of modern content marketing and SEO
  • U.S. Citizen
  • No degree or experience required

They give priority recruitment to writers with strong backgrounds in Inbound Marketing. If you have an interest in writing, you might as well go ahead and apply.

47. Textbroker

Textbroker is a content creating company that hires writers like you and me. They have thousands of projects to choose from that fit your quality level. They recruit clients daily, so there is no shortage of new content writing opportunities for you to earn money online.

How do I get paid?

You will be paid weekly via PayPal as long as you meet the $10 threshold. Textbroker pays you per word, depending on your quality rating. When you do better work, your quality rating can improve at any time.

How do ratings affect pay?

As a 2-star rated writer, you’re paid $0.007 per word. A 3-star rating is $0.01 per word, 4-star is $0.014 per word, and 5-star is $0.05 per word. If you are doing a direct order, you get to set your rate, regardless of your quality level.

So let’s put this into perspective. If you write a 1000-word article, and you have a 2-star rating, you would be looking at a $7 payout. But For that same article as a 4-star rated author, you would be making $14.

If you can find a way to become a 5-star rated author though? That 1000-word article would make you $50! That’s a HUGE difference. If I were you, I would be working my BEST at ALL times.

There are pay bonuses too!

Yes, there’s more. They also have bonuses! As a new 4-star author, you will receive a $10 bonus for your first 2,500 words. When you have reached various milestones, like 1 – 25 million words, you get varying rewards.

For example, for 1 million words, you get a Laptop bag. When you reach 10 million words, you get a 3-night trip to Las Vegas! There are also quarterly bonuses for earning $3k – $10k in a quarter. There’s a $150 bonus for earning $3,000 in a quarter, and up to a $500 bonus for earning $10,000 in a quarter.

How do I get started?

They take a slightly different approach to the hiring process.

Register > Writing Sample > Rating > Profile > Make That Money!

1. Register for free.

2. Submit a writing sample. This will be used to highlight your quality of writing and is ultimately the make or break to whether or not you get hired.

3. Get your rating. Your author rating allows you to choose a project from available orders. An agent should review your material and get back to you with a rating within 3 business days.

4. Complete your author profile and start writing articles for money!

As long as you can get at least a 2-star rating, then you should be on your way to making the big bucks!

48. WritersDomain

WritersDomain is a content creation company that hires freelancers to write articles for the small-business clients of the company.

How do I find work?

Work is first-come, first-serve, so you can claim on whatever work you see on the board. Luckily, you don’t need to apply for or pitch for work. That’s always a plus!

What will I be writing?

The type of content you will be writing for WritersDomain clients include:

  • Articles (400 – 600 words)
  • Blog posts (600 – 800 words)
  • Content reviews (400 – 600 words)
  • Site themes (100 – 150 words)

How much will I be paid?

A 5-star rating system is used for submitted work. Only work higher than 3-stars will be accepted and paid for. The pay is as follows:

  • 3-star work – $12.25
  • 4-star work – $14.75
  • 5-star work – $15.50

To ensure your articles are always accepted, review the writing guidelines carefully.

How do I get started?

Choose your preferred language here and register to begin.

49. HireWriters

HireWriters provides blog posting, ghostwriting, and copywriting services for their clients. They hire freelance writers.

How much will I be paid?

You will start as a ‘Beginner’, making around $2.25 for a 300-500 word article. As you complete more quality jobs, you will rank up and earn more per job. Pay is weekly, every Friday so long as you meet the $10 threshold.

Can I get paid more?

Once you’ve completed 15 jobs with an average of 4.6-stars, you will have earned around $10.66 for that same 300-500 word article. If you’re really talented, you could write 20 or more articles per day. That’s over $200 per day and over $1,000 per week! Once you are established on the HireWriters platform, you will get up to $20 per article.

How do I get started?

Create a free account and confirm your email to get started. Then, it’s not required, but you should edit your account and add a writing sample so clients can see your work.

You should probably go ahead and get started so you can get those big bucks sooner.

50. The Content Authority

The Content Authority is another content provider that hires freelancers for blog content, copywriting, ghostwriting, article marketing, press releases, and social engagement.

What are the requirements?

  • You need good English comprehension
  • Proper grammar at a high school level
  • Ability to meet deadlines

How am I paid?

You will be paid via PayPal every Monday by 8:00 pm EST, so long as you meet the $25 threshold. The amount you are paid is determined by several factors. Your skill level, the number of words the client request, the article type, and the article itself all affect the pay rate.

How do I get started?

Fill out an application, which includes submitting a writing sample. You’ll be contacted for your next steps.

51. London brokers

London Brokers is an online publishing company that is always hiring freelance writers. The client institute topics such as health, business, finance, pets, nutrition, parenting, legal, music, and the list go on.

What are the requirements?

To work for London Brokers, you must be a native English speaker and possess the ability to write error-free articles. You don’t need previous writing experience or a degree.

How much will I be paid?

For 300 words, the pay is $2 per article. The price continues to increase incrementally up to $6.50 for a 1,000-word article. Do your best work and you can get considered for higher-paying articles and opportunities. London Brokers also provides pay bonuses of 5% if your article is delivered within 24 hours, and 10% for urgent articles. Payments are made every Tuesday and Friday morning via PayPal or Payoneer.

How do I get started?

Simply sign up and you can immediately get started. Pick work from the board of jobs that never seems to run dry and pile up the cash!

52. Online Writing Jobs

Online writing jobs is a content creation company comprised of freelancers. Some jobs include SEO content writers, copywriters, bloggers, and subject matter experts.

How much will I be paid?

With this company, rates vary depending on varying factors. On the low end, you may get paid $15 for a project. Some articles can earn you up to $50 apiece. As with anything, the more you work, the more money you will make. You will be paid each Friday via PayPal so long as you meet the $15 threshold.

What is the hiring process?

Apply > Sample > W9 and ID > Review

1. Complete an online application.

2. Submit a 500+ word writing sample using the provided writing guidelines. You can also include other samples if you have them available.

3. While waiting for a response, you’ll need to complete a W9 form and confirm your identity.

4. They will review your application and let you know the results within 1-3 business days. If you are accepted, you will be paid $10 for your application. If you are not accepted, you don’t get paid obviously, but don’t be too disappointed. You can reapply in 6 months.

Final Thoughts

As we know, not everyone wants to work during the day. Sometimes working late at night is just more convenient. Whatever your reasoning is, now you have a ton of companies to choose from that will accommodate your evening schedule needs!

Are you someone who prefers to work at night? Have you tried any of these jobs? Let me know below!

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