7 Online Side Hustles Worth Your Time

Americans earn $52 million per month from side hustles.

A woman looks at crafts on a shelf as part of an online side hustle.
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Seemingly everywhere you go, prices are rising: from the grocery store to apartment rentals and home prices. 

So it comes as no surprise that Americans earn $52 billion per month from side hustles, according to a 2023 survey from LendingClub and PYMNTS. About half of working Americans report having a job beyond their main occupation, per the report. Notably, 53% of those workers with a side job are considered middle- to high-income earners. 

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Deborah Yao
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Deborah Yao is an award-winning journalist, editor, and personal finance columnist who has held editorial roles at Kiplinger, The Wharton School, Amazon, The Associated Press, S&P Global (SNL Kagan) and MarketWatch. She specializes in writing and editing articles on finance and technology, with particular expertise in the areas of stock analysis, monetary policy, fintech, blockchain, macroeconomics, financial planning, taxes, among others. She has been published in The New York Times, USA Today, CBS News, ABC News, Wharton Magazine, and many other news outlets.