Only 27% of college graduates have a job related to their major. Over 60% aren't even using their college degree.
If you graduated from college and you're not sure what to do, you have plenty of options that even allow you to work from home.
Whether you want to switch careers, find a remote job, or finally “use” your college degree, you'll benefit from reading this list!
In a few months I'll be graduating from college, and even though I don't immediately plan on needing my degree, I do plan on making use of it in the next few years.
Check out this awesome list of 15 remote jobs that only require a bachelor's degree!
1. Teaching English with VIPKID
Teaching English online is a great way to make income at home, while on your own schedule. You're also helping people learn English, which gives them the ability to talk to over 1.5 billion people around the world. That’s pretty amazing when you think about it!
In 2016, a teacher made $75,000 teaching children English. He did this by using an online platform called VIPKID.
Fun facts about VIPKID:
- VIPKID was ranked the #1 remote job of 2018 by Forbes Magazine
- You can set your own schedule and work as little or as many hours as you'd like
- YouTube has a ton of examples and tips from VIPKID teachers of how to be best prepared for the interview process
Requirements to become a VIPKID teacher:
- Exposure to the American or Candian K-12 education system
- Minimum 1 year of traditional teaching experience OR the equivalent in Mentoring, Tutoring, Alternative education, Coaching, Supervising, Pastors, Church Leaders, Nursery School Assistants, etc.
- Bachelor’s degree
If you pass these requirements, apply here.
Tutors with a bachelor's degree in a certain area can find plenty of work in-person at a university or online.
If you have a bachelor's degree in Math or Science with great grades, you can be a lot of help to students struggling with these subjects, while also making a decent income.
You can tutor over the computer and charge up to $100 per hour depending on how much experience you have, as well as what kind of credentials you have. Chegg is also hiring tutors.
3. Online Teacher
100% telecommuting (work from home) teachers are needed for various subjects.
As I'm writing this, online teachers are needed for subjects in German, Arabic, Spanish, K12, French, Italian, Math, Substitute teachers, and more.
On FlexJobs, which is basically a job listing board that is mostly for telecommuting jobs, there are hundreds of jobs listed for online teachers. FlexJobs screens every job listed on the job board website, making sure that every job is legit and not a scam.
4. Graphic Artist
Do you have a graphic design degree? If so, you can apply for jobs that need graphic designers, web developers, art directors, and more. Many graphic artists jobs are 100% remote and can be done anywhere in the world.
5. Software Developer
Software Developers are ranked #1 on lists such as best technology jobs, 100 best jobs, and best STEM jobs. Better yet, Software Developers make an average of $80,000 per year with the 75th percentile making over $125,000 per year.
6. Childcare Coordinator
A Childcare Coordinator is someone who provides support for host families and au pairs.
An au pair is essentially a live-in nanny who is from another country. The au pair helps teach the child or children with learning different languages.
Childcare Coordinators generally only need a bachelors degree
K12 is an online school for kids and teenagers. K12 has a large catalog of award-winning courses that kids can go through to learn all from the comfort of their home. The courses include interactive games, engaging lessons, videos, and more.
Online teachers help make K12 what it is by offering an engaging and fun classroom via online.
Translators are needed in various languages. Jobs in the field are generally telecommuting and needed for languages like Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, and more.
9. Teaching English with Magic Ears
Magic Ears is a company based in China that hires English speakers from the U.S. and Canada to teach English.
Don't have teaching experience? No problem. Do you have a bachelor's degree? Awesome!
Magic Ears pays teachers up to $26 per hour and provides all the curriculum for you.
Though Magic Ears prefers individuals with bachelor's degrees, they do allow people with NO bachelor's degree to apply as long as they send in a video explaining why they'd be a great teacher.
10. Fitness Coach
Though a bachelors degree in exercise science or a related degree isn't generally required, the more credentials, the better.
Becoming a personal trainer or fitness coach isn't just limited to working at gyms. You can create a blog or website online that lists your services.
Online fitness coaches can charge of online services such as: creating at home or gym workout programs, nutrition programs, and other services that help people create healthier lives.
If you don't have a website yet, read further below to get more info on how to get started.
Don't have a bachelor's degree? You may want to look into these jobs as well!
Did you know you can make money from blogging? While it's not a get rich quick scheme, blogging can be a great way to work from home and support you and your family. You get to help people from all over the world while creating content that inspires and motivates others to live their best life.
I make $10,000 a month blogging and I'm also a full-time student in college. It's more than possible to make money from blogging!
- How I Went From $1,000 To $10,000 Per Month On My Blog
- 6 Educational Tools That Helped Me Become A Full-Time Blogger
2. Facebook Ad Manager
Did you know you can become a Facebook Ads Manager for businesses and make an extra $1,000 to $2,000 a month?
You don't need a website or prior experience to do this. You can even learn how to become a Facebook Ads Manager in less than 28 days with the Facebook Side Hustle Course. This course works, and it even gives you access to a private group that is full of testimonials.
Check out the testimonials here and see people who are making up to $10,000 per month doing this.
3. Flipping Items
A flipper is someone who flips products for profit. My friend Melissa, of Flipper University, created a guide that teaches people her secrets and strategies for reaching over $100k in sales after their first year of full-time flipping.
These are a few of the things she’s flipped for profit:
- An item that they bought for $10 and flipped for $200 just 6 minutes later.
- A security tower they bought for $6,200 and flipped for $25,000just one month later.
- A prosthetic leg that they bought for $30 at a flea market and sold for $1,000 on eBay the next day.
She even created a course called Flipper University that teaches students how to become a successful flipper. Melissa says her students can expect to make $500-$2,500 per monthin their first year.
4. Freelance Proofreader
In 2014, Caitlin, of Proofread Anywhere, made slightly over $43,000 as a freelance proofreader, while also going on several fun vacations.
If you want to find out how she makes a full-time income as a freelance proofreader, you can try her FREE 45-minute workshop that will give you tons of great info on becoming a freelance proofreader.
Becoming a bookkeeper has several benefits, such as low startup costs, high profit, freedom to work remotely, and plenty more. As a bookkeeper, you can expect to earn an average of $62 per hour.
Click here to get access to a free, 3-part video series that'll reveal the keys to success in the bookkeeping industry.
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