5 Types of Jobs That Young Teen Can Do from Home

Young teens are dependent on their parents both in terms of education and extra pocket money. However, there are opportunities for teenagers in the online world where they can earn parallel with their studies

The online world has a bunch of available jobs where even a teenager can earn enough money to meet their educational requirements satisfactorily. So, if you still charge your family or dearest ones for your expenses then stop there! 

Read this article and try to adopt one of the jobs for yourself which we are going to elaborate below. In fact, there are many numbers of Online jobs for College students but in this piece of writing, we are only enlightening 5 out of them. 

  • Online proofreading job

Young teens can avail the online proofreading jobs offered by certain companies, this kind of job is for all those who have the ability to review the existing data for grammar and spelling mistakes and to make sure its accuracy. 

In simple words, proofreading is a job where you will have to make the writing free of errors which were made during editing before its final draft. Textmaster, Upwork, and Amazon Mturk are the best platforms where you can find the jobs. 

What is required for the job?

In order to be able for the job, you must possess the given skills. 

  • Full command on the Grammar skills
  • Browsing and typing skills
  • Good communication
  • Consistency 

Salary expectation

The paid salary for this job depends on the company you work for and also the experience you have but you can check out here the average salary in USA for this kind of job.

  • Online writing job for teens:

There are plenty of online writing jobs offered at different sites that could also be a positive step by the teenagers towards earning. 

Such kind of jobs is really good at both in terms of income and enhancing expertise in a particular field. Now almost business is getting online, which is based on websites, blogs, or apps. But we know these sites and other platforms cannot be run if there is no-one to writer desired articles for them.

So, writers are required everywhere in this online world but it depends on you if you are willing to acquire the job as your passion. 

Needs and requirements:

If you want to be the one who earns a lot through writing then, of course, you should fully match the criteria requires for the position. 

  • You must possess an excellent degree of Grammar.
  • You must know the basic writing techniques for blogs etc.
  • Computer familiarity is also important.
  • Good communication skills.

Resource requirements:

You only need a computer system and an internet connection to get started. 

Platforms to be hired on:

There are some famous platforms where you can make your account and can straight away be hired for the writing job if you have the nerve, these platforms are named as Freelancer, Fiver, Upwork and also other social sites where you can utilize your skills as a teenager. 

  • Taking an online survey:

You as a teenager can be a survey taker at that kind of site and can earn some extra pocket money, companies demand people’s feedback in order to promote their services in the best way possible. So, join any of the survey-taking sites and start earning.

Some of the popular platforms for taking the survey are Swagbucks, survey junkie, and inbox dollars, etc.


This is a job that requires no costly resources, it only wants you to have a computer and an internet connection and maybe your punctuality. 

  • Be a tutor:

As a teenager, you can avail of this job to earn enough money and to improve your level of knowledge as well. 

This is quite possible for any single of you because whatever you have learned at your college can be taught to students online.  Being an online tutor, you would obviously be paid for your service and also worthy of respect. 

What do you need to have?

  • You are required to have core knowledge of what you are going to teach.
  • Communication skills play a vital role here.
  • You need to have the best quality headphone and an internet connection.

How to be a tutor?

In order to become an online tutor, you should either create your own platform like Youtube channel and Blog or you should make video and later on upload to already existed social network. 

  • Graphic designer:

Although graphic designing is a field needs a lot of expertise, but due to its high demand teen are also deserved to gain the job either at their beginner or expert level. 

Graphic design is an area in the online world that plays a role like an engine of a Car. Because every website, blog, or even app needs to be attractively designed in order to catch the user’s attention. Graphic designing can also be used for entertainment purposes where people add some extra features to their photos. 


In order to be an effective graphic designer, you need the following skills and resources. 

  • Familiarity with graphic design software and tools.
  • You should also be aware of new technologies relevant to the graphic.
  • You should have a fast internet connection and a computer system.
  • Best communication with clients. 

Platforms for the job:

Such jobs are offered everywhere online, you can join Fiver, freelancer, and Upwork in order to find this kind of job. 


Parents bring up children by investing in their health, food, and education. But a time comes when teenagers spend more than the deserving limit. In such a scenario parents are compelled to think about their source of income as well as education. 

If this is the case then you are on the right spot, in fact, the teen can get the education and can earn at the same time from home. This is what we called online earning, so try to let your child adopt any of the above-explained jobs and to make itself an independent student. 

If you still have any question in your mind, feel free to ask me in comments.

Sapna Singh

Sapna is working in the Tech & Science domain in one of the top universities. She has published research papers and case studies in Technology & Science. She is an avid blogger in the domain of Tech & Gadgets, finance, Business, Entertainment. you can also find him on social networking platforms.