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Highest-paying student jobs

FeornFeorn Posts: 88Registered User Junior Member
edited September 2006 in College Life
What are the highest paying jobs that a college student can get?
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  • wannabazn88wannabazn88 Posts: 438Registered User Member
    I just got one tutoring little kids for $12.75 an hour. It's the highest paying work-study job for undergraduates at my school...I think
  • digitalelfdigitalelf Posts: 99Registered User Junior Member
    What do you tutor?

    A clerk with a hs diploma can make that or more (up to 15, 16/hr).
  • FeornFeorn Posts: 88Registered User Junior Member
    Yeah, all campus jpbs seem to be low-paying. Are there any non-slave-wage jobs that a hs graduate can get? (other than modeling or programming))
  • mikcoumikcou Posts: 82Registered User Junior Member
    if youre actually in college, its hard because most business jobs are working while you would be in class... Private tutoring is usually pretty good if you can find clients. Many times you can charge 20 -25 an hour...
  • 311Griff311Griff Posts: 1,586Registered User Senior Member
    My friend worked as an extremely part-time (12 hours/week) software QA analyst while in college, but he started the job in HS and had 3 years experience doing it... he made $25/hour... when he finished school it jumped to $30/hour, full time... so he's doing pretty good now.
  • EconMajor08EconMajor08 Posts: 168Registered User Junior Member
    our highest paying job is a resident assistant, which pays us the cost of a room on campus. I've found you can get better money babysitting if there is a rich neighborhood around campus, or doing contract work off campus, though being an RA has a little more prestige than babysitting (at least theoretically)
  • peachykweenpeachykween Posts: 589Registered User Member
    if you play an instrument moderately well you can give lessons, I gave lessons and got 20 bucks an hour even in high school. also playing at a church pays pretty well, I got around 40 bucks an hour for that one :)
  • barronsbarrons Posts: 23,391Registered User Senior Member
    Waiter or bartender at a nice place. Can easily make $30-$50/hour and flex schedule.
  • firewalkerfirewalker Posts: 2,409- Senior Member
    Zing.^^^^^^
  • futurenyustudentfuturenyustudent Posts: 5,366Registered User Senior Member
    Intern at Goldman Sachs....sure you'll be stuck making coffee for surly investment bankers, but you sure as hell get paid a lot.
  • uyuloveuyulove Posts: 2,181Registered User Senior Member
    Well i have a job that pays 8 which is ok with me, i guess. i don't really do much of anything so. XD haha i used to have a tutoring job that used to pay me 27-40 dollars. (that was in South korea though.. My cousin works 6 days a week and he makes around 7000 dollars a month? He's not even using his college degree though haha (business)) 40 dollar for an hour and half was pretty sweet.... but my student was pretty smart so i'm thinking "why do u even need a tutor?" He lived in the US for like a year and he wrote better essays than I did. geez.
  • steeveesteevee Posts: 828Registered User Member
    Wow what the hell those are all good-paying jobs. Don't those jobs pay above the national (your national, not mine) average?
  • uyuloveuyulove Posts: 2,181Registered User Senior Member
    probably. it's probably even above US national average so (but i only worked like an hour and half a day) Korean people are crazy about education (that includes english education) so they pay well for tutoring jobs... Good knowing a 2nd language, huh?
  • choking_victimchoking_victim Posts: 106Registered User Junior Member
    Kind of dissapointed no one has mentioned drug dealing.
  • chipsahuychipsahuy Posts: 148Registered User Junior Member
    sell adderall, you'll definately bank
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