High-Paying Side Hustles for College Students

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If you’re a college student but looking to make some extra cash, there’s plenty of gigs that you can squeeze into your schedule. Here are high-paying side hustles for college students according to CNBC. 

Content Writer 

Average salary: $37/hour  

This is the perfect side gig for the Journalism school student. A person in this position would write content for different brands, companies, or publications.  

Virtual Assistant 

Average salary: $34/hour 

This remote job is perfect for students with loaded schedules. This position normally entails scheduling appointments, responding to e-mails, among other administrative activities.  

SAT/ACT Prep Tutor 

Average salary: $22/hour 

The SAT may still be fresh in the minds of college students not far removed from their high school memories. College students can use their expertise to help those in need of assistance to study for the test.  

Brand Ambassador 

Average salary: $19/hour 

If you live on TikTok, you can cash in on your social media obsession. Brand ambassadors partner ip with companies to make advertising content for them on their own social media accounts.  

Read more about high-paying side gigs for college students on CNBC.  

Ten easy side hustles for college students.


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