20 Part-Time Jobs That Pay Well

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Updated 25 March 2023

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You have several options when deciding which part-time job is right for you. Many part-time positions give you the opportunity to earn a decent wage.

While the jobs listed below are almost usually shift-based or self-scheduled, there are many other positions that you can make part-time by speaking with your manager or prospective manager.

There are also many traditionally full-time positions that employers might be looking to fill part-time. You can find these jobs if you filter by “part-time” on the left hand side of the indeed.co.in search results.

High-earning part-time jobs

1. Bartender

Average Salary: ₹16,388 per month
Job Duties: Deliver a high level of customer service and maintain a safe environment. Keep bar area clean and maintain an accurate cash drawer.
Requirements: Training programmes or bartending course

2. Bank teller

Average Salary: ₹17,834 per month
Job Duties: Greet customers when they arrive and direct them to the appropriate station within the credit union. Process deposits, withdrawals and other banking transactions for a high volume of customers.
Requirements: Basic math skills, completed training by the bank

3. Tour guide

Average Salary: ₹18,625 per month
Job Duties: Show clients specific focus points as outlined by the tour company. Maintain an outstanding customer experience for tourists with a positive, enthusiastic attitude. Answer questions related to the tour sites.
Requirements: Some tour jobs require you to drive a bus or other specialty vehicle. If so, you will need the appropriate license

4. Personal driver

Average Salary: ₹15,566 per month
Job Duties: Drive passengers to and from different locations. Provide excellent customer service to ensure passengers are comfortable. Drive safely, keep a clean vehicle and find the most efficient routes.
Requirements: Reliable form of transportation, valid driver’s license, clean driving history

5. Phlebotomist

Average Salary: ₹14,741 per month
Job Duties: Perform blood draws on patients for various medical tests. Label vials with correct patient information. Provide a positive experience by selecting the best collection method depending on the patient’s needs.
Requirements: CMLT, DMLT or BSc MLT certification

6. School bus driver

Average Salary: ₹14,654 per month
Job Duties: Safely transport students to and from school and track traffic and weather conditions to ensure the safety and timely arrival of passengers. Create a safe environment by maintaining rules of conduct and handling emergencies.
Requirements: Valid commercial driver’s license, obtain endorsements (preferably)

7. Nanny

Average Salary: ₹19,224 per month
Job Duties: Provide childcare within a designated timeframe. Responsible for feeding, bathing and putting children down for naps. They also organise activities, help with homework, oversee playtime and may be tasked with driving children to and from school or extracurricular activities.
Requirements: Experience caring for children, references from previous workplaces (if applicable)

8. Mail carrier

Average Salary: ₹19,726 per month
Job Duties: Deliver incoming and retrieve outgoing mail and packages. Follow specific mail routes and provide proper notice in case of a failed delivery attempt. Ensure signature is provided on certain deliveries.
Requirements: Completed 10th grade or above, available to work on weekends and night shifts

9. Bookkeeper

Average Salary: ₹18,730 per month
Job Duties: Bookkeepers can work for a company or set their own schedules by maintaining their own client base. They are responsible for balancing and maintaining accurate ledgers. Bookkeepers coordinate bank deposits and report financial results on a regular basis.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field

10. Brand ambassador

Average Salary: ₹22,835 per month
Job Duties: Embody professionalism and brand personality as an interactive, customer-facing representative. Distribute marketing materials like samples, flyers or coupons. Answer questions about the brand or product and inform customers about upcoming specials or events.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field

11. Aesthetician

Average Salary: ₹98.12 per hour
Job Duties: Perform facials and other skin care services as requested by the customer. Up sell lotions, creams and other skin care products. Provide skin care consultations for customers with troublesome skin or problem areas.
Requirements: Certificate in aesthetic treatments or equivalent

12. Personal trainer

Average Salary: ₹15,714
Job Duties: Assume the responsibility of training clients interested in increasing their fitness levels, losing weight or entering competitions. Provide clients with safe, reasonable exercises that they can perform in the gym and at home. Assess client goals and create training plan.
Requirements: Personal training or group training certification

13. Personal shopper

Average Salary: ₹17,796 per month
Job Duties: Develop a loyal customer base and deliver consistent, high-level shopping experiences. Maintain deep knowledge of various stores and their products. Make purchase recommendations based on the client’s needs.
Requirements: Completed 12th grade, experience in retail and/or any certificate course from a fashion institute

14. Freelancer

Average Salary: Varies by industry and type of work
Job Duties: Freelancers are individuals who sell a specific talent, skill or product by setting their own prices and working hours. There are freelance designers, photographers, writers, consultants and more. They are responsible for building their own client base and handling all payments.
Requirements: Varies based on freelancer and type of work

15. Head server

Average Salary: ₹14,340 per month
Job Duties: The head server at a formal establishment has high earning potential. They are responsible for training waiters, recommending specialty dishes, handling customer inquiries or complaints and maintaining and monitoring customer satisfaction.
Requirements: Completed 10th grade, extensive experience as a waiter or waitress (if applicable)

16. Tutor

Average Salary: ₹23,553 per month
Job Duties: Ask students about difficult topics or subject areas to set improvement goals. Review recent homework assignments and tests to work through problems the student did not answer correctly. Communicate with parents or guardians about problem areas or any other issue that requires attention.
Requirements: Any bachelor’s degree, certificate or diploma in education and fluency in English

17. Massage therapist

Average Salary: ₹21,784 per month
Job Duties: Provide 30 to 50 minute massages for clients based on needs, complaints or problem areas. Guide clients through our service offerings and help them choose the types of massages that would benefit them most. Listen to clients and adjust technique to meet their needs.
Requirements: License in spa therapy (preferred) or relevant experience in massage therapy

18. Real estate agent

Average Salary: ₹22,594 per month
Job Duties: Network and prospect to find potential clients. Travel to properties with clients to show homes and help them compare properties based on their needs. Guide clients through the process of staging and preparing their homes for sale. Negotiate contracts so the terms are as favourable as possible for the client.
Requirements: Any bachelor’s or master’s degree, direct sales experience

19. Occupational therapist

Average Salary: ₹17,905 per month
Job Duties: Conduct patient evaluations to determine physical condition, limitations and personal goals. Communicate with health care providers to confirm plans of care. Provide therapy guidance, support and education during patient sessions. Generate reports for patients and their physicians and families.
Requirements: Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

20. Speech pathologist

Average Salary: ₹25,004 per month
Job Duties: Evaluate, diagnose and treat clients with vocal impairments. Create treatment plan with various activities and exercises based on patient needs. Perform individual and group therapy sessions. Work with other health care professionals to confirm and improve upon plans of care.
Requirements: Diploma in speech therapy

Getting a part-time job provides flexibility to spend time with family or pursue other passions or sources of income. While these jobs are high-paying options for those in search of a part-time position, there are many others that might be a good fit for you.

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