fun jobs that pay well

Doing what you love and getting paid for it is a dream for everyone. To help you with this, today I am listing over 60 fun jobs that pay well. 

Due to the pandemic, there has been an increase in stress levels, and more and more people are looking for jobs that are fun to do. 

Having a fun job means you are stress-free and enjoy what you do every day. This is different for different people. For example, I would totally love to take photographs all day (that’s my dream job).

Contrary to popular belief, many fun jobs pay well. Some jobs provide a full-time income, and others are just extra income earners. It depends on which ones you choose.

Key Takeaways

  • There are diverse jobs that are fun, like photography, voice acting, blogging, and art therapy.
  • Legit extra income options like surveys, product testing and mystery shopping are also great if you are looking for extra cash.
  • Many of these jobs don’t require a degree, but learning the skills can help you land the job faster.
  • Websites like FlexJobs have many flexible, no-stress jobs listed that are scam-free.
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61 Best Fun Jobs That Pay Well

#1. Pinterest VA

Did you know that 444 million people use Pinterest? Over 63% of Pinterest users use this social media platform to buy products. As more and more businesses use Pinterest, there is an increased demand for Pinterest VAs. A Pinterest VA manages and promotes businesses on this social media platform. A Good understanding of the platform and pin creation are some of the basic skills you need for this job.

Learn here how to become a Pinterest VA without any experience.

Average pay:

$150 to $400 per month per client, depending on the services you offer.

#2. Voice Actor

fun jobs that pay well voice actor

Voice acting involves lending your voice to cartoon characters, events, advertisements, or audio book narration. No particular skills or education are required to become a voice actor, but if you have any drama or acting experience, it does help in modulating your voice.

Having the right equipment also makes a big difference in voice acting. Learn more about what you need to get started as a voice actor here

Voice acting is largely a freelance job, and you can find more voice over jobs in this post.

Average pay:

The pay is around $22 per hour and depends on your experience level and the type of projects you work on. 

#3. House Sitter

If you love traveling and are worried about the costs involved, try housesitting. House sitting is one the most fun jobs you can do while enjoying your travels. As a house sitter, you will be taking care of the owner’s house and sometimes their pets.

Housesitting is not always a paid gig as sometimes the house sitter gets to stay in the house for free in return for their caretaking services. This is one of the side jobs you can do if you love to travel and want to save on the accommodation costs.

Websites like Nomador, TrustedHousesitters, and MindMyHouse have many legit house sitting opportunities. 

Average pay:

The pay depends on the duration of house sitting and the responsibilities. 

#4. Pet Sitter

pet sitter fun jobs that pay well

Pet sitting is something almost everyone enjoys. This is one of best part-time gigs for teenagers and side hustlers. You can do this while you work full-time or you can start a pet sitting business on your own.

If you are interested in this job, sign up for Rover where you can provide services like dog walking, pet boarding, and pet sitting. 

Average pay:

As per the website, you can earn around $1,000 per month with Rover. The amount you earn depends on the type of services you provide.

#5. Plant/Garden Consultant

Do you have a green thumb and love spending time with plants? Do all your friends come to you for any plant advice? If you answered yes, then consider becoming a plant consultant. A plant/garden consultant gives their clients the advice and support needed to make a bountiful garden.

They provide services like plant and soil selection, garden planning, plant care, etc. Since the pandemic started, plant consultants are in high demand and it’s the right time to jump in.

You can work with companies or go freelance. 

Average pay:

The pay is around $24 per hour when you work with companies. You can set your own price per project when you are freelancing. 

#6. Travel Planner

fun jobs that pay well travel planner

I love travel planning. From finding the right place to planning the activities, everything is absolutely exciting for me. Travel planning is a real fun job. It also requires you to have patience and good research capabilities to cater to your clients’ needs and choices.

You can become a freelance travel planner or work as a travel agent with companies like World Travel Holdings, AirTreks, Carnival Cruise Line, etc. Though there is no prior qualification required to become a travel agent, having a certification is helpful to land the job. 

Find out how to work from home as a travel planner here.

Average pay:

The annual pay for a travel agent is $44,790 plus commissions. You can quote your price if you become a freelance travel planner. 

#7. Event Planner

Event planning is a very creative career and a great option if you are someone who loves organizing events. Event planners need to be organized, have meticulous planning skills, and be able to multitask. Though this job does not require you to have any degree to get started, having a certification does help.

You will be working in different areas of event planning, so gaining experience in your niche can boost your chances of landing projects.

This is largely a freelance job, and you can join associations like Meeting Professionals International to network and grow your career.

Average pay:

The average salary of event planners is around $53,000 per year. Freelance event planners can earn much more than that depending on the size of the event and other services.

#8. Flea Market Flipper

Flipping junk items and making a profit is a booming business. Can’t believe it? Check out this interview I did with Melissa. She and her husband, Rob, have made flea market flipping the most profitable business. They make more than a full-time income flipping junk items! 

All you need for this gig is the eye to find the right items to flip and give them a good makeover. Imagine picking up a simple chair for $20 and flipping it for $200!

Here is a free webinar that shows you how to find stuff and sell it on eBay or Facebook. 

Average pay:

It depends on how much time you spend and how many items you flip. Melissa and Rob earn around six figures per year flipping junk. 

#9. Online Stylist

If you have a spot-on fashion sense and a love of dressing up, then earn money from home as an online stylist. Online stylists create styles according to each clients’ budget and needs and get paid for it. All you need to do in this job is have an amazing dress sense and knowledge of fashion trends.

This is a very flexible job where you can choose your hours. Companies like Stitch Fix hire online stylists to work with their clients.

Average pay:

Online stylists are paid around $22 per hour

#10. Blogger

fun jobs that pay well blogger

Blogging is so versatile that you can make it work in any niche. From crafts to architecture, you can write and share your passion about any topic and earn money.

Though you will see the money slowly, the whole process of blogging, including writing about your niche, learning to monetize, and connecting with your audience, is an enjoyable journey. This blog started as a side gig, and now it is my full-time business. You can earn money blogging, provided you are ready to put in the work. Here is an easy step-by-step guide to starting your blog.

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Average pay:

I make more than a full-time income with my blog and I know many bloggers who earn over six figures per year. 

#11. Food Reviewer/Food Critic

Are you a foodie? If so, then why not become a food critic. A food critic is someone who tastes foods and writes about their experience. Food critics not only write about food but also the restaurants that serve the food.

For this job, you need to have good writing and communication skills along with knowledge of food. Though you do not need any qualifications to get into this job, having a degree in writing or journalism can help you get a foot in the door. 

Average pay:

The pay for food critics depends on the experience, but on an average, they earn around $27,895 per year

#12. Social Media Influencer

Influencer marketing is at an all-time high now. If you are new to this term, then influencer marketing is promoting brands and services via social media and getting paid for it. If you have a good presence on platforms like Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest, you can easily get paid to promote the brands you love. To be able to do this, you need to create engaging content, grow your follower base, and have an authentic brand image.

This is another fun job that you will enjoy if you love being on social media. I have worked with many brands on Instagram, creating content for them, and you can too.

Websites like Trend, Intellifluence, etc., have many opportunities for paid collaborations for Instagram, TikTok and Pinterest.

Average pay:

It depends on the following you have and the opportunities you get. 

#13. YouTuber

Becoming a YouTuber is very similar to becoming a social media influencer. Using YouTube to share your niche videos and making money from it is the whole point.

It does take time to monetize this hustle, but deciding on your niche and growing your subscribers are the key points to making money from YouTube.

If you are wondering how you will make money, here’s how it’s done: you can choose to become a YouTube partner, sell products, review sponsors, etc. Here is an informative article about how to become a YouTuber.

Average pay:

As a YouTube partner, you can earn around $3 to $5 per 1,000 views

#14. Mystery Shopper

Everyone loves to shop, and if you are getting paid to do it, that’s even better. Retail brands and restaurants often hire mystery shoppers for in-person feedback on their products. As a mystery shopper, you will be shopping like you usually do and reporting on your experience later. The shopping report mostly includes ratings of the customer service experience, placement of the products in store, pricing, and availability. Giving detailed feedback gives you a chance to get selected for more mystery shopping gigs.

Mystery shopping is fun, and most of the time you can get freebies in addition to the pay. This is not a full-income job, but it does pay your bills or score some free stuff. 

If you are interested in this side job, then sign up with legit mystery shopping companies like Market Force, Call Center QA, Perception Strategies, etc. 

Average pay:

The pay depends totally on the companies you work with, the assignments you take, and the time taken to complete them. 

#15. Photographer

photographer fun jobs that pay well

Photography is one of my passions and it offers a HUGE potential to earn money. If you enjoy taking photos, then it’s the best fun job out there. The best part about photography is anyone can do it; you just have to love the craft.

There are many ways you can make money with photography:

  • Sell your prints.
  • Collaborate with brands.
  • Create courses.
  • Take up commission work.

If you are a beginner and want to learn photography, there are many good courses on Skillshare and Udemy that can give you a basic understanding. Once you are familiar with the basic skills, go out and practice. 

Average pay:

The pay depends on the niche and the type of project you are doing. 

#16. Esty Seller

Selling on Etsy is easy, and there are so many things you can sell on this huge marketplace. This is the go-to place for all the creative types. You can make money selling anything from greeting cards to printables to pottery to clothes to jewelry and many more items.

One of the easiest things to sell on Etsy is printables. Printables are digital files of creative content like wedding lists, shopping tags, greeting cards, quotes, etc. All you need is some creative inspiration from Pinterest and design platforms like Canva. There are so many things you can create and sell over and over again.

Julie Berninger shares her story of how she started selling printables on Etsy and how you can too!

Average pay:

You can earn around $500 to $1,000 per month, but it really depends on how much time you put into it. Some sellers earn six figures per year. 

#17. Baker

Are you a master chef in the making? If you are great at whipping up yummy desserts, then becoming a baker is a fun job, for sure. This job does not require any prior experience or qualification, but having good knowledge about the culinary world matters a lot. You can sell your products, teach baking, write cookbooks, etc. 

In some states, you also need to get a food license as you will be selling your goodies. 

There is so much demand for custom cakes and sweets that there is no doubt this business is the right choice if you love baking. Every year I order cakes from my local community baker (who is a stay-at-home mom) for my daughter’s birthdays.

Average pay:

It depends on the type and number of orders you get, but it is not uncommon to earn around $10,000 a month as a baker.

#18. Virtual Assistant

fun jobs that pay well virtual assistant

Virtual assisting is a diverse job that lets you work in different areas, and it is super flexible. You can do website management, do data entry, book appointments, write content, and more. Here is a list of services you can offer as a virtual assistant.

Companies like Boldly, Fancy Hands, Virtual Office VA, etc. offer virtual assistant jobs.

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You can also go the solo route by starting your own virtual assistant business. The earning potential here is around $35 to $50 per hour, and you can work as much or as little as you want. 

Average pay:

The pay for virtual assistants is around $16 per hour, depending on the agency you work with and the services you offer. 

#19. Home Stager

Do you know what home staging is? In simple terms, it’s dressing up a house to sell it on the market. Remember how beautiful and perfect show houses look? Those are staged houses for potential buyers. Home staging is a creative art and is one of the fun jobs that pay really well.

If you are interested in learning how to start a home staging business, here is an in-depth interview I did with Debra Gould. She is a pro home stager and has taught many people to start their own successful home staging business. 

Average pay:

Home stagers earn around $30 to $40 an hour, but this pay goes up when you have your own staging business. 

#20. Professional Organizer

So you thought your organizational skills were worth nothing? Think again. You can be an organizing superstar and earn extra money flexibly.

My friend Lisa Woodruff is a pro-professional organizer, and she teaches others about how to become a professional organizer.

Average pay:

Professional organizers are paid around $49,000 a year

#21. Résumé Writer

Are you great at crafting résumés? This could be your money-making side hustle idea. Résumés are a vital part of getting a job, and many people struggle to create a good résumé. You can start a résumé writing gig if you have the skill to create and format a good résumé that highlights the applicant’s experience, qualifications, and expertise in a way that suits the company’s requirements.

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Average pay:

Résumé writers can earn around $36,000 a year, and this goes up depending on your experience, qualifications, and certifications.

#22. Course Creator

Creating courses is fun if you are an expert or have good knowledge about a topic. Creating courses is also a great way to earn residual income, and it’s easy to get started. Imagine crafting your course once and making money from it again and again.

With trusted course creation platforms like Teachable and Kajabi, you can make your course go live in no time. Keep in mind that the first step to creating a course is finding your niche. From crocheting to coding, you can create courses on any topic.

Average pay:

You can earn anywhere from $500 to $5,000 a month, depending on how much time you invest in it. 

#23. Rideshare/Delivery Driver

fun jobs that pay well rideshare

Driving is fun for many people and is a great way to earn money. You can take up rideshare driving or food delivery jobs as a side gig or a weekend job. Whether it is being a delivery driver or ridesharing, you can make good money if you have a good car with a valid driver’s license.

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Average pay:

DoorDash pays up to $15 per hour, including tips. With Uber, the earnings depend on the time you drive and the distance.

#24. Hairstylist

Hairstyling is quite an enjoyable job that pays well. If you can transform a bad hair day into a stellar hairdo, then consider hairstyling as a career. A diploma and certification are necessary to become a hairdresser, along with good communication skills and creative thinking. You also need to get a license in the state you want to work in.

Average pay:

According to BLS, the average pay for hairstylists is around $31,000 per year

#25. Grocery Shopper

Do you love shopping and taking your time to find the right products? If that’s you, then try becoming a grocery shopper. Grocery shoppers find the right products and deliver the stuff to the customers.

To become a grocery shopper, you need to have patience, be mindful of customer requirements, and be organized. Other requirements include having a car, scooter, or bicycle, a phone, a driver’s license, etc.

You can apply to companies like Shipt and Instacart to get hired as a personal grocery shopper.

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Average pay:

You can get paid around $10 to $25 per hour

#26. Film Critic

Imagine watching your favorite movies, sharing your views about them, and getting paid. As a film critic, you will be responsible for giving honest and unbiased feedback about all aspects of the film. It is also expected that film critics are detailed and analytical in their reviews. 

To become a film critic, you need to have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or film studies. 

Average pay:

According to Salary.com, film critics are paid around $51,849 per year

#27. Astronaut

Intrigued by distant galaxies? If you love studying the infinite world of stars, planets, and space, you can become an astronomer. Astronomy is a very niche job, and you need to have a bachelor’s degree in science and a postgraduate degree in astronomy or astrophysics. 

Average pay:

According to Glassdoor, the average pay for astronomers is around $79,000 per year

#28. Netflix Tagger

Netflix tagger is one of the most fun ways to earn money while watching movies. So what does a tagger do? You have to organize the movies or programs into categories. This helps Netflix show video programs to users that they would like to watch based on their preferences. Having a passion for movies and a keen eye for detail are some of the requirements of this job.

Average pay:

Netflix taggers are paid around $25 to $30 per hour, depending on their experience. 

#29. Captioner

Captioning is another super fun work-at-home job that involves watching TV and transcribing what’s being said. Captioning is accurately typing out the words you hear on TV. This is quite a flexible work-from-home opportunity, as you don’t need any prior experience for this role. 

Companies like Rev.com hire captioners regularly. You also need to pass a test before you get hired.

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Average pay:

The average salary for captioners is around $50,000 a year

#30. Librarian

fun jobs that pay well librarian

If you love books, becoming a librarian is a great choice. It pays well, and you get to spend most of your time with books. What more could you ask for?! You can choose to become a school librarian, a public librarian, a law librarian, etc. 

You need to have a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in library and information science to step into this career. 

Average pay:

According to Indeed.com, the average salary for a librarian is around $52,000 per year

#31. Audiobook Narrator

Using your voice to narrate an audiobook is the job of the audiobook narrator. As a voice-over artist, you will be animatedly doing storytelling, almost like acting.

In addition to having a good voice, you should be expressive and have the ability to bring the characters to life. This job does not require any qualifications, but it’s helpful to take some voice lessons. Websites like ACX.com have audiobook narrator opportunities.

Average pay:

Freelance audiobook narrators earn up to $35 per hour

#32. Art Therapist

If you are interested in psychology and art, then there is a unique job for you. You can look at becoming an art therapist. An art therapist is someone who counsels patients through art and helps them reduce stress and start the healing process. To become an art therapist, you need to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree in psychology and obtain certification from the American Art Therapy Association (AATA)

Average pay:

Art therapists are paid around $49,000 a year

#33. Beekeeper

Beekeeping is a very interesting job if you love bees. Beekeeping is an agricultural career where you take care of the hives and help increase the production of honey and other products. 

Beekeepers are hired to work on agricultural farms for industrial crop pollination and ecological research. 

To become a beekeeper, you need to have a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science or environmental science. 

Average pay:

According to BLS, the average pay for a beekeeper is around $68,000 per year

#34. Facepainter

Facepaint is pretty popular at kids’ parties. Even adults can’t resist their beautiful creations. Facepainting is a thriving business, and you don’t need any experience to start it. If you are keen to become a pro at this, you can take up some face painting courses online. Having the right equipment and promoting your business are the keys to being a successful face painter. 

Average pay:

It depends on the number of faces you are painting and the driving distance. 

#35. Professional Cuddler

Yes, there is something called a professional cuddler. If you are someone who is compassionate and loves to cuddle, this could be your one-of-a-kind job. You can sign up for websites like Cuddle Comfort or Snuggle Buddies, fill out your profile, sign the contract, and get the gigs. 

Average pay:

The pay can go up to $40 per session

#36. Product Tester

fun jobs that pay well product tester

Product testing is another side gig that gives you free products plus some extra cash. Product testers are recruited by companies to test new products and give feedback before releasing them into the market. If you are keen on taking up product testing, try these legit companies that hire product testers online. I have tested and reviewed baby products since my kids were young. It’s a fun job, and you get to score free products!

Average pay:

Product testing involves getting free samples and some paid gigs occasionally.

#37. Tutor

Online tutoring is both a side gig and a full-time job. It’s such a flexible job that students, seniors, stay-at-home moms, anyone else can do it. You can choose to teach particular subjects or just teach English. Most online tutoring companies prefer experienced tutors with related qualifications. Book Nook is one of the companies that hires tutors to teach math and English to K–8 students. 

Average pay:

Book Nook pays around $18 per hour, plus program bonuses. 

#38. Kids Entertainer

I never knew entertaining kids could be such a profitable job. You can play and have fun with kids at events.

You can start working with a company or setting up your own entertainment business. Many event management companies hire kids’ entertainers. 

Average pay:

On average, kids’ entertainers are paid around $50 per hour and up, depending on the packages. 

#39. Brand Ambassador

Being an ambassador is a fun job to do. You can endorse or promote the brands you believe in and get paid for them. Though being a brand ambassador does not require any qualifications, you need to use your social media or digital presence to get the job done. You can land speaking gigs, advertisements, sponsorships, and more as a brand ambassador

Average pay:

It depends on the deals with the brands. 

#40. T-shirt Designer

If you are the creative type and love designing, then try your hand at designing T-shirts. It’s a very easy side hustle to start, and you can get paid good money to design T-shirts. Keep in mind that many companies will accept your designs only if you win certain challenges. You can use websites like TeespringCafePress, and TeePublic to start selling your designs.

Average pay:

It depends on your designs and the time you put into them. 

#41. Tour Guide

If you know every nook and cranny of your city, then becoming a tour guide may be your thing. Tour guides help tourists find places of interest in their city. Being a local gives you the added advantage of being able to give a tour of your favorite spots and unique places. There is a growing demand for tour guides, and it’s a great side hustle if you love exploring your city. 

You can start by offering your services on Facebook Marketplace, Fiverr, or even starting a tour guide business. The expenses involved in this would be getting a business license and insurance. 

Average pay:

The pay is around $22 per hour. With your own business, you can earn around $1,500 to $2,000 per month, depending on the size of your group. 

#42. Graphic Designer

Graphic design is one of the creative pursuits that is high paying, and it gives you the chance to work independently. You can start freelancing on websites like Fiverr or build a website and offer your services.

You can use job boards like Authentic Jobs and Dribbble to find suitable graphic design roles and work remotely with a company. This career does not require any degree or qualification but having good experience counts.

Average pay:

Graphic designers earn around $48,000 per year. You can set your prices when you freelance.

#43. Artist

Being an artist is the most fun job. Art is supposed to be the calling of creative and introspective minds. 

You can choose any form of art like painting, illustration, drawing, crafting, etc. These creative fields are perfect for someone who loves to work independently and create masterpieces with their craft. Both of my daughters are artists and pursue this route as a side hustle.

You can learn any of the above skills on platforms like Skillshare or Udemy and start working independently. You can either create a website and offer your products/services, do commission work, sell your stuff at markets, or use marketplaces like Etsy to make money.

Average pay:

The income depends on the niche you choose. It can be anywhere from $1,000 to $20,000 per project.

#44. Freelance Writer

Freelance writing is another fun and totally stress-free job. Freelance writers can choose any niche and start making money from home. As a freelance writer, you can start by looking for short writing gigs in places like Narratively, Listverse, Babbel, or freelance platforms like Upwork and Freelancer.com.

Average pay:

Freelance writers earn around $63,000 per year

#45. Music Teacher

Do you love music? If you are an expert in vocals or instrument, you can become a music teacher. You can teach online or host offline classes. Music is like therapy, and if you really enjoy it, then it is the most fun job to do.

You can also create online courses in music and earn passive income. Depending on the type of music or instrument you are teaching, you can set your price. Sign up as a tutor on websites like Preply and start teaching music. 

Average pay:

The pay ranges from $12 to $16 an hour but goes up depending on the level of teaching and the instrument. 

#46. Flower Arranger

fun jobs that pay well flower arranger

Arranging a beautiful bouquet of flowers is true art. But this art can be learned and turned into a profitable business with Alice’s Table. Founded in 2015, Alice’s Table teaches flower arrangement and gives you all the resources you need to get started with this business.

Average pay:

Up to $500 per event

#47. Dog Treat Baker

Speaking of starting a business, a dog treat baking business is another job that’s really enjoyable if you love dogs. In my opinion, there is nothing more satisfying than baking treats for your pets. What if you could turn this into a booming business? Great, right?!

Well, my friend Kristin Larsen teaches how to start a dog bakery business from scratch and earn money on the side. She gives you all the tips and tricks you need to start this business including where to sell your products, how to get clients, and even tasty recipes.

Average pay:

You can earn around $500 to $1,000 per month working part-time. 

#48. Video Game Designer

Video gaming is a big industry now, and there is a huge demand for video game designers. You do not need any qualifications to become a video game designer, but some certifications can help you land a job quickly. Having some programming skills also helps. 

The first and most basic skill you need to become a video game designer is your love for gaming. You need to be good at analyzing and have excellent communication skills. 

Average pay:

The average salary of a video game designer is around $18 per hour

#49. Survey Taker

Giving your opinion and earning money sounds simple and easy, right?! You can do exactly that by signing up for some legit survey sites like Survey Junkie, Swagbucks, and MyPoints. Market research companies gather the feedback from users like you and me, which in turn helps brands improve their products and services.

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Many of the survey sites have other things you can do like watching videos, playing games, browsing the web, and online shopping in addition to taking surveys. I like doing surveys during my work breaks or while watching TV. It’s an easy way to get extra cash without much work.

Average pay:

It depends on the time you spend and number of surveys you do. 

#50. Translator

Being bilingual has its perks. If you know more than one language, there is a scope to become a translator. Though some companies require you to have an advanced degree, you can start your translation career if you have expert-level fluency in the language. Fun fact: I like French, and I am learning French through Duolingo.

Websites like Smartling, TextMaster, and WorldLingo hire translators regularly. You can also try for translation gigs on freelancing websites like Upwork if you are a beginner.

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Average pay:

The pay is around $45,000 per year

#51. Proofreader

To become a proofreader, you need to have a keen eye for detail; have a good command of the English language; be able to spot mistakes in grammar, spelling, and punctuation; and be able to check documents for any errors.

Though some of the companies that hire proofreaders require a related degree for this job, it’s not mandatory. There are many companies like CACTUS, Scribendi, ProofreadingServices.com, etc. that hire online proofreaders.

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You can also work directly with publishing houses, self-publishing authors, bloggers, businesses, etc. If this is something that you would consider doing, then register for this FREE workshop to learn about starting a proofreading business. 

Average pay:

The average salary for proofreaders is $52,000 a year. Freelance proofreaders earn more depending on the number of clients.

#52. Fitness Instructor

fun jobs that pay well fitness instructor

Being a fitness instructor is something many people enjoy, and this job has many benefits. To get into this job, you will need to have a certification. You can work with gyms or start your own business.

The fitness industry is growing fast, and everyone is turning to personal trainers/fitness instructors to help them achieve a healthy lifestyle. Here is some information about becoming a fitness instructor.

Average pay:

The average pay for a fitness instructor is around $22 per hour. You can earn more if you have your own business. 

#53. Amazon FBA

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Did you know that you can earn a great income and start a profitable business with Amazon FBA? And did I mention that it’s the most fun thing to do? Yes, it is. With Amazon FBA, you just have to shop for and pick the best items to sell online and Amazon does the rest.

If you love shopping and looking for unique things, then this is something you will enjoy. 

Average pay:

$500 to $1,500 per month, depending on the number of items you sell and the time you invest.

Bonus Passive Income Jobs

#54. Rent Your Car

If you have a car that is in good condition, then you can make money from it. One of the most passive ways is by renting your car. If you work from home and don’t use your car for your commute, you can make money from your vehicle.

Use companies like HyreCar to rent your car and earn extra money.

#55. Rent Your Backyard

You can rent your backyard for dogs and earn money doing almost nothing. With Sniffspot, you can rent your backyard to dog owners and earn money on the side.

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#56. Download Apps

What’s more fun than just downloading some apps and getting paid free money? You can download apps like Nielsen Computer Panel and let them run in the background. Don’t worry, all your data is protected, and this app is backed by Nielsen.

#57. Get Cashbacks

I know most of us shop online. What if there was a way to make money while you spent it? Cool, right?! Cashback websites precisely do that. Just sign up for legitimate cashback websites like Rakuten, Albert, Drop, etc.

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You will be surprised at how much you can earn back for your usual shopping. This could be cool side money, giving you cash almost passively.

#58. Rent Your Free Space

Whether you have free space in the garage, attic, or basement, you can make use of it to earn extra cash. Neighbor is a legit company that lets you rent your free space for storage. How much you earn depends on the place you live and how long the place is rented for.

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#59. Sell Electronics

Do you have laptops, CDs, or smartphones that have been used? Instead of throwing them away, you can sell them and earn extra money. Websites like Decluttr help you earn money by selling old electronics like tablets, DVDs, speakers, etc. You can simply find out the prices for your item on the website, pack the item, send it to them for free, and get paid.

#60. Do Paid Research Studies

Getting paid for sharing your views is super fun and easy. You can give your feedback about brands, products, and services and get paid with User Interviews. All you have to do is sign up, fill out all the details like age, marital status, qualifications, etc., and start applying for studies that match your profile.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are fun jobs?

A fun job is a relative term for everyone. For example, I love photography and doing something related to that is fun for me. A job that lets you pursue your passion and pays well is a fun job. With so many choices, you can surely find a job that you enjoy doing. If you love numbers, bookkeeping might be fun for you, whereas others might like jobs like voice acting. It all depends on where your interest lies. 

Do fun jobs with good income really exist?

Yes, they do. Searching in the right places is the key to finding jobs that are fun and pay well. It also depends on your income goals, whether you just want extra income or stable pay. 

An online stylist earns around $22 per hour, which could be a great side hustle if you are just after extra income, or freelance writing has an earning potential of around $200,000 per year if you work full-time. Here are some jobs that pay $15 an hour or more. 

Choose what suits you and go with it. 

Are there any fun jobs that pay well without a degree?

There are indeed many jobs that pay well even without a degree. Depending on your career choice, jobs like a virtual assistant, graphic designer, home stager, freelance writer, and translator do not require a degree.

To break into these jobs, you might need to gain some experience or get a certification, but no degree is required. Start with freelancing websites like Upwork or Freelancer to get some experience. 

Final Thoughts

If you really look hard, there are many fun jobs that make your daily work enjoyable and also give you good money. I hope you find a job that you love in the above list.

It’s all about loving what you do and doing what you love!

About Sireesha Narumanchi

Hi, I am Sireesha, and thank you for stopping by to get to know me. I am a work-at-home mom, a side hustler, and a firm believer in making "working from home" a success for everyone. I have worked in a remote job for over 11 years and tried many side gigs. I have been featured on many popular websites like Forbes, Business Insider, American Express, QuickBooks, The Muse, Moneyish, Virtual Vocations, Spark Hire, Bustle, Fairygodboss, Side Hustle School, Payoneer, Jobbatical, and Skillcrush.Read more...

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