By Colette Cassidy
It is not uncommon for people in full-time employment to also pursue a side job in order to earn extra income, or indeed to get involved in a role that they enjoy. Some side jobs can, in fact, pay extremely good money, making them very attractive for anyone who may have an interest in the roles in question.
Did you know that working on the side as a sign language interpreter can earn you almost $40 an hour? It’s a necessary service for people with hearing difficulties, and there will always be a demand for such a role. Also, it often provides a great source of self-satisfaction, as well as boosting your bank balance. There are many other side jobs which also pay handsomely, including software developing, bilingual legal assistance and freelance product photography. All of these are potentially lucrative gigs which can be organized around your full-time working hours.
This infographic by All Finance Tax (http://www.allfinancetax.com) details some of the top-paying side jobs that are available, with additional information about the flexibility of each one. If you knew of the earnings that were on offer from a little extra work in a role which interests you, would you not think strongly about taking on a side job and making some extra money in the process?
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A graduate of University College Cork in Ireland, Colette Cassidy established All Finance Tax in 2003, a company which now has a large number of associates assisting in the delivery of a top quality service to clients. She had previously been contracted to Microsoft as Global Financial Shared Services program manager for the EMEA region and she strives to bring a top quality service to her clients at a reasonable price.