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Top 10 Part-Time Jobs for Teens

Teenagers earn more than just spending money at a part-time job -- they earn experience, financial independence, responsibility, and savings for college. Life as a teenager can be hectic between school, friends, and home. That's why part-time jobs should be fun, social, and flexible. Here are some popular jobs your teen can work after school and on the weekends to earn extra cash while gaining valuable experience for the future.

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Babysitting


Q: What's the hourly rate of your regular sitter?

9% 

$2.99 or less.

9% 

$3 to $3.99.

12% 

$4 to $4.99.

22% 

$5 to $5.99.

48% 

$6 or more.

7397 Total votes cast.

Babysitting is a tried and true way for any teenager who enjoys kids to make money. Neighbors, family friends, and relatives with small children often need help and want someone they know and trust. In order to offer more valuable services, teens can take classes on handling emergency situations and become certified in CPR and first aid. When a teenager proves her responsibility, reliability, and availability on a regular basis, her part-time business will be booming.

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