It may be easier than you think to bring in some extra cash.
More people work from home than ever. (A full third of the US workforce.) Companies are getting comfy with jobs for stay-at-home-moms and other at-home jobs. The best part? Google's work-at-home job search recently evolved to Einstein status. Simple Google "remote" + [JOB TITLE] + "jobs." Click "search." Then click the blue jobs bar.
You'll find dozens of the best side jobs for stay-at-home moms (and jobs for pregnant women). We pulled 61 amazing opportunities. The pay info comes from Glassdoor. If you're good you'll earn more. If you're looking for a mom-friendly side gig that can help you bring in extra income, start here.
Here are 61 of the best side jobs for stay-at-home moms.
One of the most popular and best jobs for moms with young kids? In-home day care. If you love coming up with activities and more kids means more fun, this isn't a bad option.
1. In-Home Day Care. In rural areas, these jobs for stay-at-home-moms pay $20+ per kid per day. It's more in cities. Pay: $27,430
2. Babysitter. Not into full-fledged day care? Give a shout on Facebook for these part-time jobs for moms. Pay: $18,000
If you can type, you can probably do lots more. But, typing jobs for stay-at-home-moms are easy if you've got the skills.
3. Typist. You'll need at least 40 WPM for these jobs for stay-at-home moms. Test your speed free at KeyHero. Pay: $27,430
4. Data Entry. These stay-at-home-mom jobs need good 10-Key and Qwerty skills. Pay: $31,153
5. Legal Transcriptionist. Type dispositions and legal terms for these SAHM jobs. Pay: $28,570
7. Medical Transcriptionist. You can find good mom jobs typing doctorspeak if you can learn the terms. Pay: $28,570
These are easy to get and do.
8. Phone Survey Conductor. Call people at home and ask questions. Pay: $27,099
9. Telemarketer. You'll need a phone and grit. And you've got both. Pay: $25,969
10. Call Center Representative. You know those radio ads with the 800-numbers? These part-time jobs for moms answer them. Pay: $32,214
11. Customer Service. More fun than call-center work. Requires product knowledge. Pay: $34,780
12. Dispatcher. Taxis, trucks, and cop cars need to know where to go. That means more stay-at-home-mom jobs for you. Pay: $37,112
If you're a good teacher, you can find well-paying teaching and tutoring jobs online.
13. Online Tutor. If you're good at any subject, these make solid home jobs for moms. If you're good you'll make more than the median. Pay: $25,500
14. Test Scorer. You won't find these flexible jobs for moms in search sites. Contact schools and teachers directly instead. Pay: $24,380
15. ESL Teacher. There are lots of good online jobs for stay-at-home moms teaching English. Pay: $54,337
Do you have grammar and writing skills? These writer/editor/blogger stay-at-home jobs for moms might be your next chapter.
16. Proofreader. Checking spelling and grammar. Plus, you'll make your kids spelling bee champs. Pay: $36,290
17. Copy Editor. Check grammar, spelling, facts, and research with these online jobs for moms. Pay: $45,506
18. Content Creator. Jobs for moms who can blog and write. Pay: $54,455
19. Editor. Google has tons of remote jobs for moms who can manage writers. Pay: $61,655
20. Journalist. This one takes a long time to develop and you won't find it in the job sites. Join a pro association like the ASJA. Pay: $45,925
If you've got a head for code, these might be for you.
21. Help Desk Worker/Desktop Support. Help non-techies jump through hoops. Pay: $43,835
22. Computer Scientist. As a CS, you can do any of the stay-at-home-mom jobs below. Pay: $109,075
23. Computer Programmer. Can you write code, or learn to? These are great stay-at-home jobs online. Pay: $64,719
24. Software Engineer. Also "software developer". This is more than programming because you design the apps. Pay: $104,463
25. Web Developer. Jobs for stay-at-home-moms who build website back-ends pay massive money. Pay: $88,488
26. Web Designer. Create the shape of sites and apps for these work-at-home jobs for moms. Pay: $56,143
27. UX Designer & UI Developer. Make websites play nice with users. Pay: $97,460
28. SQL Developer. Write code to store and retrieve data for websites. Pay: $81,714
29. DevOps Engineer. Someone needs to drive the great web development wagon train westward. That could be you. Pay: $138,378
Are you an artistic mama? Try these creative stay-at-home-mom jobs.
30. Graphic Designer. If you're good with graphics, you'll find lots of work-from-home jobs for moms here. Pay: $48,256
31. Video Editor. Cook raw footage into gorgeous product with Adobe Premiere. Pay: $46,274
32. Musician. If you've got skills, you can find these jobs for stay-at-home moms in Google. Pay: $40,000
33. Computer Animator. These work-from-home jobs for moms come from networking, not job search websites. Pay: $61,000
Many marketing teams rely on remote talent like you.
34. Social Media Specialist/Manager. If you can handle Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook, you can be a work-at-home mom. Pay: $54,500
35. SEO Specialist. This is all about keywords and search intent. Pay: $66,848
36. Marketing Specialist. These at-home jobs for moms turn heads to bring in bucks. Pay: $42,153
37. Marketing Manager. If you can lead a marketing team, you can find hundreds of work-from-home moms jobs online. Pay: $93,125
Are you a top-notch internet detective who can pull it all together?
38. Researcher. Dig in, pull facts, and help your boss see forest through the decision trees. Pay: $61,085
39. Research Assistant. Just starting out? Try jobs for stay-at-home-moms helping the main researcher. Pay: $30,647
Accounting + finance
Have you got a CPA license or are you good with numbers? Try these stay-at-home-mom jobs.
40. Accountant. These SAHM jobs need a CPA license. If you don't have one already, move along. Pay: $55,202
41. Bookkeeper. No license. Keep track of the money. These work-at-home jobs for moms are everywhere. Pay: $34,677
If you're really good at massaging data, these jobs for stay-at-home-moms may fit.
42. Business Analyst. For these stay-at-home-mom jobs, speak truth to power with hard data skills. Pay: $70,170
43. Data Analyst. Use big data tools like Hadoop or Cloudera to see what's really going on amid a world of figures. Pay: $65,470
44. Financial Analyst. If you don't already have a CFA certification, this one's off-limits. Pay: $63,829
45. Actuary. Insurance companies hire stay-at-home moms who make numbers sit up and beg. Pay: $107,598
46. Biostatistician. Health care needs statisticians too. Lots of SAHM jobs here. Some do it with less. Pay: $92,426
If you're not already an engineer, you won't find many work-at-home jobs for moms in this part. Already got a degree? Try these.
47. Assistant Engineer. Do you understand the way things work? You can get SAHM jobs here with an associate's degree. Pay: $68,000
48. Engineer. Search a specific engineer job + "remote" in Google to find tons of these jobs for stay-at-home-moms. Pay: $77,182
49. Mechanical Engineer. Got your mechanical engineering degree but want to be a work-at-home mom? Pay: $73,016
50. Civil Engineer. Yes, there's tons of remote CE positions that work as stay-at-home-mom jobs. Pay: $68,638
51. Electrical Engineer. If you've got the training, you can find at-home-jobs for moms here too. Pay: $83,088
You need a license for these.
52. Telework Nurse/Doctor. If you're licensed, you can do these as a work-at-home mom. Pay: $76,710–$300,000
53. Massage Therapist. Welcome clients to your home and work your magic if you have a state license. Also try reiki practitioner and aromatherapist. Pay: $45,408
54. Mental Health Counselor. Online therapy's a thing, and works as SAHM jobs. Pay: $45,449
55. Addiction Counselor. Plenty of work-from-home jobs for moms online in this field. Pay: $37,762
56. Marriage Counselor. Rural couples love not driving. That creates online jobs for moms. Pay: $53,000
Need a few more SAHM jobs with minimal training?
57. Virtual Assistant. Basically an online secretary. Good unskilled stay-at-home-mom jobs. Pay: $22,000
58. Recruiter. Many are underhanded, but you don't have to be. Pay: $49,712
59. Translator. If you're fluent, Google, "remote translator jobs" to find lots of legit SAHM jobs. Pay: $44,190
60. Amazon Top Work From Home Jobs. Amazon has stacks of jobs for stay-at-home-moms. Pay: Variable
61. Network Marketer. Multi-level marketing (MLM) has detractors and proponents. Research heavily before you jump. Pay: Variable
Originally posted on Zety.
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