19 High-Paying Jobs for Night Owls Working from Home

Do you prefer to work at night rather than during the day? Well, don’t let the dark outside stop you. In this article, you will see 19 jobs that you can do from home that are perfect for night owls. 

Teaching English

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Many platforms are looking for native English teachers to help students with their English in countries in Asia. So, if your time zone is right, you could work at night while teaching students online during their daytime hours. According to the International TEFL Academy, English teachers typically make anywhere between $10 – $40 an hour.

Tech Support

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Companies need to ensure that their websites stay running 24/7. So when something goes wrong with a website during the early hours of the morning, someone needs to be up to fix it. Some tech support jobs can be done at any time of the day and according to Glassdoor, they pay $50,752 a year.

Social Media Management

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Thanks to social media, many new jobs are in high demand, such as social media management. This job is one that never really sleeps, and because it is so virtual, you can do it from any location. Zippia says that there are over 61,443 marketing or social media managers currently employed in the United States.

Freelance Writing

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Freelance writing is a great job for a night owl, as you can work all through the night if you choose to. Most freelance writing jobs will allow you to pick the time you want to work. If you are a speedy typer, you can earn a good salary. 

Transcription

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According to estimates from Earth Web, there are more than 800 million videos on YouTube. And with many people opting to watch videos without sound, subtitles are essential. Video transcription and subtitle jobs are remote and can be done at any time of the day. If you decide to freelance, you can set your price per word.

Graphic Design

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Having a social media presence has become a necessity for most companies and this has opened up a lot of graphic design jobs that can be done from home. Most of these jobs are flexible and will allow you to work whenever you want to. Indeed says that the average base salary for a graphic designer is $21.96 an hour.

Call Centers

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Some customer service call centers advertise that they are available to answer customer inquiries 24 hours a day. When this is the case, someone has to be ready to take the calls and answer questions late into the night. Many call center jobs are now remote and you can work from home. 

Online Tutoring

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Online tutoring is a great way to make money at night, as many people want to study in the evenings after a day at work or college. The figures from Zip Recruiter say that the average online tutor salary is $19 an hour but this can vary depending on the subject you teach.

Product Photography

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Many businesses have a number of different products that they need to advertise on their websites. They are often quite happy to send these products to photographers by mail so that they can be photographed. If you have a well-lit studio, you could take product photos well into the night.

Bookkeeping

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More and more bookkeeping jobs are becoming stay-at-home jobs as companies simply hire remote accountants to do the work. If you are a remote bookkeeper, you can do the work at any time of the day or night and still get paid a handsome salary.  

Script Writing

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Over 500 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. This has influenced a desperate need for more scriptwriters. Scriptwriting is a job you can do any time of the day. As a freelance scriptwriter, you can choose your price per word and advertise your services on different platforms.   

Content Editing

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The content that we see on the internet needs editing, proofreading, and every once in a while, updating. Content editing jobs are normally remote and give you the flexibility to work whenever you please. A lot of these jobs are freelance and you can choose how much you will charge. 

Video Editing

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With video being one of the major ways that companies advertise their products, the need for video editors has boomed. Many video editors can work from home and at any time they like, provided the videos are sent back in time to meet the deadlines. 

Customer Service

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Most businesses nowadays have an online presence where clients can communicate with someone about their products whenever they want to. Although many of these have opening hours for answering inquiries, some companies have customer service reps working remotely through the night to answer client questions as they arise. 

Web Development

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Approximately 175 new websites are created every 60 seconds. This means that there is a great demand for web developers. Many web development jobs are remote and you can work on the websites whenever you please. Because these jobs are in such high demand, you can charge competitive prices. 

Fitness Trainer

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Many people want to work out from the comfort of their homes and like to do so in the evenings after they have finished work. Working as a virtual fitness trainer is a great way to earn money from home and if you are a night owl, you can choose clients who want to train later in the day. 

Clinical Psychologist

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Many people like the freedom of being able to chat with a psychologist from their homes. As a result, remote clinical psychologist jobs are in demand. If you advertise your services to companies in a state outside of your time zone, you could work during the night or whenever you please. 

Data Entry

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Large companies often need someone to input data into databases and spreadsheets but don’t want to hire someone to do that job on-site. Remote data entry jobs allow you to work from home and many companies will let you choose when you want to work. 

Security

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Many companies need someone to monitor their security cameras throughout the night but they don’t necessarily need you on-site to do so. Often, when you are contracted for a security job with awkward working hours, you will receive even more pay than you would if you were to do it during the day.  CF

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