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20 Best late-night jobs to make a full-time income

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Last year was a year that many people will never forget. Actually, it was a blessing in disguise for many as they were able to realize that having a day job was not enough to guarantee financial stability.

Many people including myself started their own blog, while others started to search online for jobs that they can do to earn some extra income.

The thing is: It’s easier to make money online than it was ever before. It is the right time to do something that could potentially increase your income significantly.

Though the blog title is Late Night Jobs, you don’t necessarily need to do it at night. You can pretty much do it whenever you have some spare time.

That being said, let’s see what makes a good late-night job.

What should you look for when searching for a late-night job?

When you are searching for a late-night job, it’s vital to find a job that:

Now that you have a better idea of what you should be looking for when searching for a late-night job, let’s see some late nigh jobs that can help you earn a significant amount.

High-potential late-night jobs for beginners

When it comes to making money online, I will highly suggest you start your own side hustle. This is because it is the best way to get out of your 9 to 5 job and earn a Full-Time income in just 2 years.

So, I will start this list by mentioning some side hustles which I believe anyone can do, then I will discuss the other types of jobs that can help you earn at least a part-time income.

1.Start your own blog

This is the best side hustle that you can ever start. I am sure many people will tell you that blogging is saturated and it’s impossible to even earn a part-time income with a blog.

The thing is: Since the number of internet users is increasing exponentially, so is the demand for more information and queries online. It has been estimated that there will be more than 3 billion NEW internet users in the next 3 years.

This is an opportunity to create your own business, my dear friend.

The awesome thing about blogging is that you will need to work hard for only 1-2 years, then you can pretty much allocate only a few hours per week to your blog and earn a Full-Time income consistently.

All you need to do is set up your blog, find a topic that has high-income potential, and create articles regularly around that topic.

Here is the potential of blogging if you choose to publish 3 times per week:

YearNumber Of ArticlesPotential Earnings Per Month
1144$1,000- $10,000
2288$10,000-$30,000
3432$30,000- $50,000
4576$50,000- $100,00
5720$100,000- $250,000
6864$250,000 – $350,000
71,008$350,000- $500,000
81,152$500,000- $600,000
91,296$600,000- $800,000
101,140$800,000- $1,000,000

As you can see, with enough work, you can potentially get financial freedom within a few years.

Related: How to start your own blog in just 10 minutes

2.Create a Dropshipping Store

A dropshipping store is an online store that sells products directly to people. The thing is: You don’t need to have the products in your inventory. You just have to order it from a supplier who will actually ship the products for you.

Here is a simple model for a dropshipping store:

Another fantastic thing about this business model is that you don’t have to keep track of any inventory or shipping which can be quite stressful.

If you build a dropshipping store, you can potentially earn anywhere between $1,000-$100,000 per month.

You can easily set up your own dropshipping store on Shopify for only $9 per month with their lite Plan.

Now, if you don’t want to invest money, then I have a detailed article that will help you set up your dropshipping store for FREE.

Related: How To Make A Dropshipping Website For Free

3.Build a Drop servicing business

Drop servicing is another business model that has been popular since Nov 2019. Since it is a new business model, you have a much better chance of getting traction due to low competition.

In short, a drop servicing business model looks like this:

This is a very lucrative choice as you don’t need any investment to get started. You can literally start your business on platforms like Fiverr and earn a good commission for every job that is completed.

Before you get started with your drop servicing business, make sure to choose a profitable niche that will guarantee that there is enough opportunity to make a full-time income.

Related: Dropshipping Vs Drop Servicing-Which One Is Better

4.Start a youtube channel

Have you ever wondered why there are so many youtube creators and why they are investing so much in creating new content?

To answer that let’s first start with some youtube stats:

Looking at these stats you can clearly understand the massive opportunity people have on youtube.

But there is a catch.

The minimum requirement for you to be eligible to monetize your youtube channel is to reach 1,000 subscribers and have at least 4000 hours of public video watched.

The revenue earned from youtube is split into 55% and 45 %.  The youtube creator gets 55% and Youtube takes 45%.

Now, ad revenue is not the only way to earn money on youtube. You can also make massive money with sponsored videos. For instance, if you can generate around 100,000 views on the platform, you can easily make $1,000-$3,000 for each sponsored video.

Related: Blogging vs YouTube-Which one is better for you?

That being said, now let’s see what types of freelance jobs you can do that will help you make money from the comfort of your home.

5.Proofreading jobs

Proofreading is the simple process to find grammar mistakes, spelling, format, and punctuation errors. As a proofreader, you will be given prewritten content and your job will be to make sure that it doesn’t have any errors.

This is a job that you can easily tackle in your free time, like in the evening or even at night. This job has enormous demand all around the world since there is an increasing amount of online businesses.

If you are interested to become a proofreader, then you can find opportunities on:

Om average, proofreaders can earn anywhere between $25-$50 per hour. But it doesn’t mean your earnings will be limited. According to salary.com, the median salary for an online proofreader is $52,202 per year.

Now if you ever choose to become a full-time proofreader, then here is how much you can earn:

Job TitleHourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
Director Proofreader$34.87$1,395$6,044$72,527
Senior Proofreader$34.61$1,384$5,999$71,989
Remote Proofreader$32.69$1,308$5,666$67,994
Scientific Proofreader$31.43$1,257$5,448$65,377
Telecommute Proofreader$30.29$1,212$5,251$63,012
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

6.Transcription jobs

A transcriptionist is someone who listens to an audio file and converts it to a text file by typing. This is quite easy for people who want to work at their own pace and according to their own schedule.

So if you have the skill to type really fast without making mistakes, this can be an awesome opportunity to earn money from the comfort of your home.

Here are some websites where you can find transcriptionist jobs:

As a Transcriptionist, you can earn anywhere between $25-$30 per hour. For instance, if you decide to work 2.5 hours per day, you will easily make $1,500 for 24 days. Pretty decent income for only 2.5 hours per day, isn’t it?

Here is how much transcriptionists are earning right now:

Hourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
25th Percentile$13$528$2,291$27,500
Average$28$1,123$4,870$58,441
75th Percentile$38$1,500$6,500$78,000
Top Earners$53$2,125$9,208$110,500
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

7.Sharing your opinions

Did you know that you can get paid when you share your valuable opinion on products and services?

It’s pretty awesome, isn’t it?

So how does it work?

Well, before any new product is released in the market, companies need to know how people will respond to their products or services. Therefore they hire survey companies to conduct online surveys on their behalf.

This process is really effective as client feedbacks help the company to create better products and services for a better user experience.

Online surveys can be a good source of income if you do them the right way.

That’s why when you are searching for online surveys make sure that the websites are legit as there are many scammy survey websites that you can across and it will be a total waste of your time and efforts.

That being said, here are a few legit survey companies that you can try:

1.Survey Junkie

2.Vindale Research

3.InboxDollars

These are the best survey companies that you can find right now.

Since you will be limited to only several surveys per month, applying for more survey companies will help you increase your income.

8.Freelance writer

The demand for freelance writers has been increasing during the past few years. The reason is that more people are building niche websites compared to starting a personal blog.

Also, many companies are investing heavily in creating written content as it’s the best way to generate new leads and sales.

And the awesome thing about becoming a freelance writer is that you don’t even need to be a professional writer.

For instance, I am by no means a professional writer. But after having written more than 110 blog posts in 1 year, I am more confident in my writing.

The thing is: Whatever you want to do, the MOST important thing is to get started.

According to ZipRecruiter, the average income of a freelance writer is $31 per hour compared to only $21 per hour in 2015. This increase is due to the higher demand for content writers all around the world.

Now, you don’t need to become a full-time writer to earn a decent income. As a part-time writer, you can earn anywhere between $24,000-$115,000 per YEAR.

Now, it doesn’t mean you cannot earn more than that.

For instance, Holly from Club Thrifty started her freelance career without any prior experience or expertise and now makes over $200,000 per year as a writer.

Here is how much freelance writers are earning right now:

Hourly wageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
25th Percentile$12$500$2,166$26,000
Average$30$1,215$5,267$63,213
75th Percentile$36$1,442$6,250$75,000
Top Earners$50$2,000$8,666$104,000
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

9.Social media manager

Nowadays everyone knows the importance of social media for building a strong brand, generating new leads, and increasing sales. With the growing number of people spending more time on social media platforms, it has become the perfect place for marketing.

Business owners are looking for social media managers who can take the responsibility to plan, manage and monitor their company’s social media strategy efforts and increase sales drastically.

So, if you are someone who really likes to spend time on social media, this can be an awesome opportunity for you to make some serious money.

As a social media manager, you can easily make anywhere between $35,000-$77,000 per year.

Here is how much social media managers are earning right now:

Hourly wageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
25th Percentile$17$673$2,916$35,000
Average$24$963$4,174$50,088
75th Percentile$30$1,182$5,125$61,500
Top Earners$37$1,480$6,416$77,000
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

10.Virtual assistant

Becoming a virtual assistant is another fantastic opportunity for people who like to work at night or you want to earn a part-time income.

Basically, a virtual assistant(VA) is someone who provides different services to help other people or business owners.

As a Virtual assistant, you can provide these services:

As a beginner, you can earn anywhere between $8, 300-$12,500 per year.

As an experienced virtual assistant, you can earn anywhere between $14,500-$24,500 per year.

And as an expert, you can earn between $31,000-$55,000 per year.

Here are some companies where you can find Virtual assistant jobs:

Here are some types of Virtual assistant jobs and their earning potential:

Job TitleHourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
Work From Home Virtual$33.69$1,348$5,840$70,078
Work From Home Webmethods Administrator$32.56$1,303$5,644$67,731
Work From Home Office Assistant$32.13$1,285$5,570$66,837
Work From Home OIM Consultant$30.44$1,218$5,277$63,323
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

11.Online English teacher

With the growing demand for online education, companies like VIPID and K12 have taken the chance to provide a solution for online teaching. VIPKID is an online platform that hires English native speakers to teach English to Chinese children.

Not only that, the company offers teachers the flexibility to choose their own schedules which makes things much more interesting.

You teach one-on-one. There is no lesson planning. The platform allows you to focus on what you love, and that is teaching.

How to apply:

First, sign up to create an account with VIPKid. Then answer some basic questions. You’ll be on your way to learning more about teaching online and teaching with VIPKid.

Simple, Isn’t it?

With VIPKID, you can easily earn anywhere between $15-$22 per hour.

You can also find teaching job opportunities at Magic Ears. It’s another company that is dedicated to online teaching with an interesting pay rate of $20-$26 per hour.

Here are some teaching jobs where you can earn more:

Job TitleHourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
Home Teacher$36.89$1,476$6,395$76,741
Online Health Teacher$32.33$1,293$5,603$67,237
Work From Home International Baccalaureate Teacher$29.33$1,173$5,084$61,014
Work From Home Advanced Placement Teacher$29.19$1,168$5,060$60,722
Work From Home Advisory Teacher$28.93$1,157$5,015$60,175
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

12.Website/Product tester

Many companies share samples for upcoming products with people to gather legit feedback. The feedbacks help companies to have a general idea about how the product will perform and it also helps them make any necessary improvements to the product.

As a tester, you will get these products for free and in return, you will need to provide genuine feedback.

And the awesome thing is that in some cases you don’t even need to return the products. You will have them just for you. Pretty awesome, Isn’t it?

Who doesn’t want to get products for free? Everyone, I guess.

That being said, here are some platforms where you need to check to see if they are giving products for free.

1.User Testing

User Testing is a very popular late-night and evening job platform where you can test different products. All you need to do is to visit a website or app and complete a set of tasks that are given to you.

The usual rate for a given test is around $10-$60 per test which lasts only about 20 minutes.

2.Userlytics

Userlytics is another awesome website that offers feedback to brands, websites, companies, and apps. If you are someone who likes websites and apps, then this can be the perfect late-night job for you.

The usual pay is anywhere between $5-$90 per test. All you need to do is to register on their website and get started right away.

But there is a catch.

You will need to have a webcam, microphone, Windows 7 and beyond and a recent version of Java installed.

3.Pinecone Research

Pinecone Research is another survey platform that offers many people to work remotely. Apart from surveys, you will also get access to product testing.

The usual rate for each survey is anywhere between $3-$5 and $7 for each product that you test.

13.Customer service representative

If you are someone who has patience and can provide reliable customer service, then this can be a job perfect for you.

All you need is a computer with speakers or a headset and a fast internet connection.

The reason this work is really awesome is that you can work on a very flexible shift. You can schedule your work when you want. Usually, when you sign in, you will be required to stay online for at least 30 mins.

One thing is really important: You should be available for at least 10 hours per week to qualify for a part-time customer service representative. Therefore it means you should be really committed to it.

But the awesome thing about this job is that you can earn around $31,000 per year.

Here are the best Customer service jobs that you can do from the comfort of your home:

But there are a few jobs that are closely related to customer service where you can earn more.

For instance:

Job TitleHourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
Customer Services$28.64$1,146$4,964$59,574
Representative$27.94$1,118$4,843$58,111
Work From Home Tricare Beneficiary Service Representative$26.18$1,047$4,538$54,462
Global Customer Service$25.83$1,033$4,478$53,735
Work From Home Meter Service Representative$25.54$1,021$4,426$53,113
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

14.Amazon FBA

Many people are making tons of money with amazon affiliates. But, did you know that you can potentially earn $100,000 per year with Amazon FBA?

What does Amazon FBA mean?

Well, it means “Fulfillment by Amazon”.

It’s the perfect choice for people who want to start their own little business with minimum effort.

In short: Amazon FBA is a service that allows sellers and small business to sell their products on amazon. All you need to do is to send your Products to Amazon.

They will store your products, handle the shipping and delivery when someone places an order.

In return, the platform will charge a small percentage on each sale. You can easily calculate the fee here.

Right now, Amazon sellers are making $45,080 per year according to ZipRecruiter.

But there are other jobs where you can make more money:

For instance:

Job TitleHourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
Engineer Amazon$56.82$2,273$9,848$118,180
Director Amazon Driving$50.04$2,002$8,674$104,091
Director Amazon Maintenance$48.86$1,955$8,470$101,638
Director Amazon Work$42.61$1,705$7,386$88,638
Director Amazon Delivery Partner$39.40$1,576$6,829$81,943
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

15.Social media Evaluator

Are you someone who spends a lot of time on social media? How about getting paid to do things that you would normally do on any given day?

Sounds interesting, isn’t it?

If you head over to Appen, you will be able to find a job as a social media evaluator. All you will need to do is to provide feedback on social media feeds and search results.

The feedbacks will help companies to understand their audience better so that they can improve their marketing strategies.

Actually, you don’t even need to have a laptop or desktop to apply for the job. Any smartphone that is not older than 3 years will be enough.

This is among the most flexible late-night job that you can have. Can you imagine working on your smartphone browsing on social media and earning money?

Perfect. Isn’t it?

As a social media evaluator, you can earn anywhere between $12-$30 per hour.

According to ZipRecruiter, the average annual salary for a social media evaluator is around $37,098.

But there are other jobs related to social media evaluators where you can make more money.

For instance:

Job TitleHourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
Social Media Sr Strategy Manager$42.86$1,714$7,429$89,150
Senior Social Media Analyst$38.39$1,536$6,654$79,852
Social Media Project Manager$36.79$1,472$6,378$76,532
Social Media Strategy$36.02$1,441$6,244$74,930
Social Media Director$34.11$1,364$5,913$70,954
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

16.Online Graphic designer

If graphic design is your thing, then you can find awesome opportunities in Design Crowd. There are many job opportunities such as logo design, graphics design, flyers design, T-shirt design, Billboard design, and many more.

Here are the skills that you need to become a good graphic designer:

According to ZipRecruiter, the average salary for a Graphic designer is $48,283 per year.

But other jobs are related to graphic designer where you can earn more.

For instance:

Job TitleHourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
Vice President International Graphic Designer$51.65$2,066$8,953$107,434
VP Graphic Designer$48.32$1,933$8,376$100,507
Vice President Graphic Designer$48.32$1,933$8,376$100,507
Head Of International Graphic Designer$46.20$1,848$8,007$96,086
Graphic Designer$41.30$1,652$7,159$85,907
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

17.Online Tutor

Previously I talked about VIPKID where you can teach the English language to Chinese students.

What if you wanted to teach something else?

Well, then Tutor.com is the perfect solution. The platform offers 24/7 service on more than 40 subjects including match, science, technology, English, writing, social sciences, business, and many more.

So, if you like teaching and want to build a career in teaching, the platform can be the perfect place to start.

As a tutor, you can earn anywhere between $12-$50 per hour.

18.Freelancing on Fiverr

Fiverr is among the best platform for anyone who is searching for any type of job. It is the largest marketplace for digital services like logo designs, writing, translation, business, Music and audio, video and animation, Lifestyle, and many more.

If ever you decide to become a freelancer, this platform is among the best. You will get instant access to thousands of online jobs.

The awesome thing about this platform is that you can create 3 different packages which help you to earn more.

So, if you want to give Fiverr a try, here are the top 10 Fiverr gigs that can help you earn a lot.

That being said, here are some Fiverr gigs and their income potential:

Fiverr GigIncome Potential per Project
Video Marketing$300-$18,000
Website building$100-$3,000
Mobile App Development$300-$3,000
Search and Display Marketing$100-$2,000
Chatbot Development$10-$2,000
Graphic Design$100-$3,000
3D and 2D Models$100-$2,000
Business Copywriting$100-$2,000
Data Source: CNBC

19.Freelancing on Upwork

Upwork is another powerful platform where you can find almost any type of job. It is a top-rated platform where many people are earning a full-time income from the comfort of their homes.

Most people choose jobs like data entry, Bookkeeper, or data analyst. But if you have any special skills, you can find jobs as:

If you work hard, you can potentially earn anywhere between $2,000 up to $9,000 per month on Upwork.

According to ZipRecruiter, on average a freelancers make $67,169 per year.

But there are other types of freelancing jobs where you can make more money.

For instance:

Job TitleHourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
Freelance Clinical Project Manager$49.91$1,996$8,652$103,818
Freelance Architect$47.36$1,894$8,209$98,509
Freelance Pharmacist$47.36$1,741$7,544$90,528
Freelance Analytics$42.60$1,704$7,384$88,607
Freelance Project Construction Manager$41.43$1,657$7,182$86,182
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

20.Home-based Telephone research interviewer

Are you comfortable talking to people? Then you will love this job.

Advanis is a Canadian company that is recruiting Telephone research interviewers and they offer an hourly wage. You will get free training and based on your performance they will determine your wage.

To qualify, you will need to:

You can access more information on their website.

According to ZipRecruiter, the average salary for a telephone interviewer is $23,239 per year.

But there are other interviewer jobs where you can make more money.

For instance:

Job TitleHourly WageWeekly PayMonthly PayAnnual Salary
Work From Home Marketing Research Interviewer$32.69$1,308$5,667$68,001
Work From Home Field Interviewer$31.36$1,254$5,435$65,222
Work From Home Field Interviewer Research$31.04$1,242$5,381$64,570
Work From Home Telephone Researcher$29.52$1,181$5,117$61,407
Remote Interviewer$29.46$1,178$5,107$61,279
Data Source: ZipRecruiter

How can you work from home at night?

I know it can be really challenging to work at night after long hours at work. That’s why you need to plan your schedule very well.

If you can set aside only 1 hour per day, it will be enough to get started. Once you get into the momentum, you can easily increase it up to 2 hours per day.

If you are really struggling to get started, just try to sit in front of your computer for 15 minutes and start to do anything related to finding your perfect job. You will notice that once you start to do something you will feel motivated to do more.

What I have found is this:

Action → Momentum → Motivation → More action → More Momentum → More Motivation

What are the best late-night paying jobs?

Well, it really depends on your priority.

For instance, if you want quick cash, then you can try any freelance jobs that you are comfortable with. This is the best option for anyone who is in desperate need of money.

Now, if you really want to make a lot of money, then you can either start your own blog or a dropshipping business. These two will require you to invest a lot of time initially without much reward. But once you reach the 1-year mark, your business will start to grow exponentially.

Final thoughts: 20 Best Late-Night Jobs To Make A Full-Time Income

Starting a side hustle is one of the most important things that can help you live a better life. Though these jobs can seem to make little money in the beginning, they can really help you replace your full-time job. And once that happens, you will have better options in your life.

My dear friend, life is too short to spend on the couch watching Netflix. If you don’t make a change now, it will be too late.

As I have said before, in the next 3 years there will be more than 3 billion NEW internet users. This is a huge opportunity to make passive income. The earlier you get started, the better chance you have to make all these new internet users your perfect audience.

I hope that this post will give you enough insight to help you make more money.

But one thing you should never forget: Whatever you do, make sure to stick to it till you get success. This is the only reason why many people fail. They give up too soon.

See you soon!

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