Side Hustle Swag: Hourly Ideas for Some Extra Income

Wondering how to start saving for your next trip, or trying to test out whether your passion can become your full time career? No matter how much extra time you can find in your schedule in a given week, there is a side hustle that is right for you. Brainstorm some ideas, and get started with your side hustle!

If you have 4 hours a month...

Your Ideal Side Hustle: Tutor or Coach

How Much You’ll Make: $80- $400/ month

Why you should make time: Do you love standardized tests, enjoy sharing your expertise, or prefer to work one-on-one to drive impact? Tutoring or coaching is a great way to make extra income and help prepare a student for college, or coach a friend around their next professional endeavor. All you need to do is set up a recurring weekly meeting, choose an hourly price, and you’ll be well on your way.

If you have 12 hours a month...

Your Ideal Side Hustle: Task-Master

How Much You’ll Make: $250-$500/month

Why you should make time: If you like getting things done, chance is there is someone out there who can use your help organizing their apartment, assembling ikea furniture, or proofreading an article. Helping out your friends, family, or even getting work as a task rabbit on a Saturday afternoon is a great way to earn a little extra to save up for your next trip.

If you have 15 hours a month…

Your Ideal Side Hustle: Teach on Skillshare

How Much You’ll Make: $200-$3000/ month

Why you should make the time: Teaching on Skillshare is a great way to make passive income and build your brand, whether you’re a freelance illustrator or a marketing manager looking to break out of your 9-5. Making a class takes around 10-15 hours from start to finish, and your class will live on Skillshare and continue to generate earnings long after you publish your class.

If you have 20 hours a month…

Your Ideal Side Hustle: Make and Sell Your Goods

How Much You’ll Make: $300-$3000/month

Why you should make time: Are you excited about woodwork or photography? Making an investment in the things you’re already passionate about creating will not only help you bring in some extra cash, but it could help you take your passion project to a more stable set of clients. It doesn’t take too long to set up an Etsy shop or profile on a stock photography site. While you might have to arrange a few logistics around shipping, or communicating with buyers, selling your work is a great way to earn money doing what you love.