Is it possible to generate an extra thousand dollars on the side while working full-time? If yes, what are some ways to go about it? Here are 15 side hustles to generate an extra $2000


Image Credits: Deposit Photos

A barback keeps the bar stocked, clean, and organized, assisting bartenders in smooth operation. On average, they make $13 an hour, but on busy nights, they can make as much as $21 an hour.

“I got a Barback job and made about $200 a night. Only work eight shifts a month, and I make $1,500,” says one.


Image Credits: Artazum, Shutterstock

You can transform discarded furniture and electronics into cash gems by flipping. Sell them on eBay, Facebook Marketplace, and more. There are people like Rob and Melissa who earn over $133000 a year flipping items on eBay.

“Buy and flip furniture and or electronics (or anything you want, honestly). It won’t be easy, but if you get a good rhythm, 1000$+ is possible.” says one. 


Image Credits: Deposit Photos

You can turn your toolbox into a treasure trove by offering your handyman skills. Make use of TaskRabbit and other odd job apps to start off.

“Handyman jobs pretty much you just need a cordless drill and a couple of tools. This month, I already made almost $2k!” says one. 


Colourful houses on the tropical island of Barbados in the Caribbean
Image Credits: Deposit Photos

You can offer a comfortable and convenient place to live near the hospital and earn a steady rental income. The rental rates are as high as $50-100 a night. 

A user shares “tent a house next to a hospital, then rent all rooms on furnished finders to travel nurses. I do this to make that much.”


A young woman is playing with pets in the garden
Image Credits: Deposit Photos.

With as many as 65.1 million houses owning a dog. dog grooming is a lucrative business to make money.  “Learn dog grooming. I make easily 1000$ every month from that alone.” shares a user. 


swimming pool and decking in garden of luxury home
Image Credits: stock_SK, Shutterstock

Transform your pool into a cash cow by renting it out to eager swimmers for a splash of profit. “If you have a pool, rent it out on the Swimply app!” shares a netizen.


Homeschooling. Asian family with daughter doing homework by using tablet with mother help. Asia mom and child learning online with laptop computer together in the living room at home
Image Credits: Deposit Photos.

Teaching online offers a flexible and rewarding way to earn extra income as a side hustle. Companies like VIPKID pay as much as $25/hr with a flexible schedule.

“Do you have an advanced degree in something? With a Master’s degree, you can teach online. I’ve taught for two schools, and it’s about 10-12 hours a week and nets about $1000 a month. There may be other opportunities if you don’t have the degree but have a skill that is needed.” shares one. 


2. christmas decor
Image Credits: Deposit Photos

With the holiday season approaching, selling candles can be a lucrative business.

“Selling candles. $100 to start up, and make 1k-2k per month in less than a year. Get into local stores, online, farmers markets, etc.” shares one.


Happy Young Couple In Livingroom Sitting On Couch Watching Television
Image Credit; Deposit Photos

While AirBnB rental owners are facing trouble, you can rent a room or your house during events, holidays, etc to make money.


middle school teacher
Image Credits: Deposit Photos.

Many parents choose to homeschool these days and search for tutors who can help. Encash this opportunity.

“I always have a full schedule tutoring and mentoring homeschool students and bring in an extra $2000 a month. If you know a specific field, parents love to implement that into their curriculum and will hire you in a second.” shares one. 


Rer view shot of a senior mechanic repairing wheels of an auto on car lift
Image Credits: Deposit Photos

With low start-up costs, car detailing is a business that can generate extra cash quickly.

“Car detailing if you like to clean.” 


Attractive man lying on floor with his labrador at home in living room
Image Credits: Deposit Photos.

You can easily turn your love for furry friends into a profitable side hustle with dog sitting. Not only is it easy to start, but it also has low startup costs and a high earning potential.

“Dog sitting, averaging $2k a month for two dogs, just playing and taking them for walks.” shares one.


soccer or football college
Image Credits: Deposit Photos

If you love sports, you can pick up jobs to referee any sport and earn enough cash over the weekend.

“Referee a sport. In my case, I referee basketball and have made a consistent $400-600 dollars a weekend.” shares one.


Pretty lady holding bucks bills flying, everywhere wear denim outfit isolated pink background
Image Credits: Deposit Photos

Like odd jobs, snow shoveling is a great job to make extra money. “Snow shoveling. You can make at least 3-5k a month, depending on your market.” says one. 


A portrait of a homeless hungry woman
Image Credit: Deposit Photos.

Dumpster diving, the act of retrieving discarded items from trash bins, may seem unconventional, but it holds the potential to be a surprisingly lucrative source of extra cash. While not for the faint of heart, it can be a rewarding experience for those with an entrepreneurial spirit and a keen eye for value.

“I used to dumpster dive, collect items, sell on Facebook marketplace, and aluminum cans for recycling. You can easily make $200 a month with some big scores here and there. Sold a few dumpster laptops. People throw out so much.” says one.

13 Things Are Scientifically Proven, But People Still Don’t Believe Them. Do You Believe Them?

Man in a yellow scarf, spellbound, reads an interesting book and is surprised at what is written. Education concept.
Image Credits: Deposit Photos

There are so many things that are scientifically proven but some people try to ignore the scientific experiments and prove the theories wrong. Read more about it.

15 Red Flags That Someone Is Stupid. Are You?

Underwater scene of a businessman taking the bait
Image Credits: Deposit Photos.

Intelligence is not a binary trait. Everyone has unique strengths and weaknesses, and what constitutes “smart” can vary depending on the context. Here are 115 red flags that you’re stupid.

15 Dead Giveaways That You’re Nonsense Person

Woman having a fight with her teenager son - gesturing and expressing disagreement with each other
Image Credits: Deposit Photos

Sometimes, a single act can reveal a person’s true character. If you see someone doing something that you find disgusting, it can be hard to understand if they’re a reliable person. Here are 15 giveaways you’re a nonsense person.

12 Scams That Will Fool Even the Smartest People. Have You Fallen For It?

Image Credits:, Shutterstock

Scams come in all shapes and sizes, but what makes them particularly dangerous is when disguised as something legitimate. Read here about scams that food the smartest people.

13 Reasons Why Most Older Women Cut Their Hair Short

old woman
Image Credits: Deposit Photos

A lot of women seem to prefer cutting their hair short once they reach a certain age. Why exactly do you think they do that?. Read here.

This article was originally published on Mrs. Daaku Studio.

Similar Posts