I get frequent emails from readers asking me about part time work from home. There are a lot of different reasons people prefer part time over full time.
One common reason for desiring part-time work is having kids at home. Then there are others who need part-time because they work another job and aren't able to put in 40 hours.
So today, I dug through open work at home job leads to find those companies with part-time openings now. Note that even if this post becomes dated, some of these companies have ongoing openings. If the job closed now, just check back later.
Good luck if you apply to any of these!
Part Time Work From Home
1. – EF Education First – Online ESL Teachers For Children
Now hiring online English teachers in the US and UK. You can earn between $12 and $20 hourly for teaching Chinese children online.
You must have a bachelor's degree and teaching or related experience.
It's also preferred if you have a TEFL certificate. Don't have one? EF Education First may still consider you if you're committed to getting one.
2. – IXL Learning – Math Copy Editors, Item Writers, and More
IXL Learning is currently hiring full- or part-time math copy editors and item writers to. Part-time is an option. These jobs may require experience and bachelor's degrees in related fields.
See a full listing of their current jobs here, and check for “remote” next to the job title to see the work at home positions.
3. – Net Transcripts – Law Enforcement Transcription
This company is hiring now for work at home law enforcement transcription. They claim you can do this to fit your own schedule whether you need to do it very part-time or even full-time.
To qualify, you must have prior verbatim, multi-speaker transcription experience. Net Transcripts prefers candidates with past experience in law enforcement transcription. Past court reporting experience is also a plus.
You must be a US citizen who can pass a criminal background check to qualify.
4. – Appen – Social Media Evaluators
This job is open to applicants anywhere in the US. The position is part-time (up to 20 hours / week) and very flexible.
You must have strong English writing skills and a computer with a sound card and speakers. Appen also requires that you have a newer model smartphone (not more than three years old).
According to Glassdoor, pay should be around $14 / hourly.
Go here to apply or read our Appen review first.
5. – Universe – Customer Support
Open Worldwide. Ideal candidates should have prior experience in Customer Service or Tech. Hiring for both full time and part-time positions. Salary is unknown.
6. – Crowd Content – Writers & Editors
While this is low-pay writing work, there is flexibility in how much you do. So, this qualifies as a part-time job from home.
Crowd Content pays every other Friday provided you've earned at least $10 for the pay period.
No professional experience required, but a good understanding of AP Style is important.
7. – Chegg – Online Academic Tutors
Chegg is usually looking for online tutors. You must have a Facebook account to apply.
With Chegg, you tutor middle, high school, and even college students in subjects you know.
You could turn this into part time work because it's permissible to work as much or little as you want.
8. – 3Play Media – English & Spanish Transcript Editors
3Play Media needs English and Spanish transcript editors to work from home. With 3Play Media, you work whenever you want (provided there is work available). This makes it possible to do part-time.
The company hires from the US only. Your pay is project-based equal to $10 – $30 per hour, depending on your efficiency.
9. – Daily Transcription – General Transcribers
Daily Transcription has clients in the entertainment, corporate, legal, and academic industries. They claim they're always hiring transcribers to do either full or part time jobs from home.
The company only hires transcribers in the US or Canada. If you live outside the US, you may qualify for captioning or translation work with them.
Pay is weekly via check. Rates start out at $0.75 -$0.85 per audio minute.
10. – Course Hero – Online Tutors
Course Hero is hiring online academic tutors. You must have a BA degree, be a fluent English-speaker to qualify. The company is open to applicants in the US, UK, CA, or AU.
Tutors at Course Hero earn an average of $3 for each question answered. Most Course Hero tutors earn an average of $300/week.
This is a flexible opportunity with no cap on how much or little you work.
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Post originally published on October 25, 2018. Updated and republished on September 24, 2019.