Freelancing is one of fastest way to make a lot of money today. It is much more advocated as you do not have follow any strict routine and work on your sweet time. There will be no office politics or bosses strict orders t follow. Plus they highly paid compared to traditional jobs.
It is understandable that the initial phase of freelancing won’t be a sweet ride. You will get very few projects and also many clients don’t pay you deserving amount for your task. But once you become a big shot in the field there will be no standby mode in your career. Many big companies will approach you and big projects and high pay checks.
What is important in freelancing is you must have an expert in your field. If you don’t have the skill which companies and customers demands success will never be your queen. What-so-ever below is the list of the Top 10 highest paying careers you many opt for. Match the skills required with yours.
1. Marketing Strategy & PR
Marketing Coordinator, Public Relations (PR), Project Manager, Marketing Manager are some of the most sought job positions in the commerce field. You must have the skills of creating customer experience strategies for brands, researching and critiquing insights, managing and enhancing customer relationships. A few other skills include managing products, tracking products, shipping, updating product on company’s website. Your earning will range from $46/hour to $52/hour.
2. Teaching and Tutoring
If you know your subject well you can become a Subject Teacher, Education Coordinator, Consulting Teacher or an Instructional Designer. Your job will be to provide online classes to students of different grades, writing engaging lessons, lectures and creating interesting activities, assignments for middle/high school students, creating learning guides, text for audio etc. You will earn an estimated $20 to $28 an hour.
An Accountant, Accountant Clerk, Property Accountant or a Bookkeeper needs to be proficient in providing billing and inventory management, recline bank journals, bank statements and accounts, routine bookkeeping tasks, assisting financial reporting, etc. You will earn an estimated$16 to $30 per hour.
4. Web Development
A Web Application Developer, Junior Developer or Web Content Developer requires the skills of creating online tools and testing software for websites. You must be able to integrate applications with available site tools and provide technical support, improve architecture, manage site and servers along with conducting A/B Split testing, etc. Your earning will range from $36/hour to $43/hour.
If you are fond of photography, it will be a great way to generate revenue. Get a good command over the editing tools for retouching your photographs. Many professional photographers who specializes in wedding photography charges up to $2,000 for a few hours of shooting.
6. Freelance Writing
If you have very good commands on writing try your hands on Freelance Writing. It takes plenty of work, but the advantage to writing is that you don’t need any special equipment to get started. Today, there are plenty of websites available that help freelance writers to land on clients in no time.
All you need is to increase your writing speed, avoid common grammatical and typo mistakes.
Translation is one of the easiest Freelancing skills to opt for if you are fluent in a different language. French, German and English language comes handier. A translator earn up to $72,000 a year where average incomes goes $53,000 a year.
8. Graphic Designer
A Graphics Designer, Logo Designers, Visual Designer, Communications Designers should be good in designing applications, games, websites, campaigns. He/she should also be proficient in creating marketing ideas and customer experience strategies, select and edit photographs, creating graphics to complement selected content, designing logos, posters, etc. You will earn an estimated $15 to $21 an hour.
9. Mobile Development
If you are of the creative kind, creating great mobile application, games, etc for iOS and Android devices can earn you hefty.
Many companies pay very high to developers who can create a personalized mobile app for their company. Some clients can pay even $100,000 to have a single app developed.
10. Search Engine Optimization
In this Internet era, Search Engine Optimization has a very god demand in the market. Companies want their websites to rank high on Google and other search engines and therefore pay professional SEO experts to increase their website’s SERP and hence generate more leads & sales.
Big shot SEO specialists charge $1,000 per hour but on an average. However, freelancers having good SEO skills charges $300 to $500 per hour. Newcomers can earn $50 per hour.
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