Four High-Paying Side-Hustles for Students 2023

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College is an important time for educational and professional development. But bills don’t pay themselves, and being a full-time student is hard to juggle with a well-paying job. Here are some side high-paying side hustles for students in 2023, according to 


Average rate: $17.68 per/hour  

Are you good with kids and have nurturing qualities? Many parents who want a night off can pay an ample amount for a babysitter. 


Average rate: $13.11/hour 

Retail jobs are flexible, given that many clothing or grocery stores are open for most, if not all day. Catch an evening shift after your day is done or start your day behind the cash register before you head to classes.  

Retail Worker  

Average rate: $14.08/hour 

Like a cashier, these hours a flexible. Instead of handling money, you would be helping customers have a satisfactory shopping experience, restocking inventory or fulfilling online orders.  


Average rate: $24.29/hour  

This is the highest paying of all the top side hustle. Use your academic expertise to help other students who need the extra push.  

Read more about the highest paying side hustles of 2023 on  

Ten high-paying college side-hustles.

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Both affordable and centrally located for people in and around the Bucks County area, the school has three main campuses in Newtown, Bristol, and Perkasie, allowing students to attend throughout the area. 

For those just starting their paths in higher education, or returning to school after a prolonged absence, Bucks County Community College offers over 90 academic programs within seven Academic Departments.  

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