- Best Stay At Home Mom Jobs
- ‘Employee’ Jobs:
- Data Entry Clerk
- Call Center Representative
- Insurance Claims Clerk
- Debt Collector
- BONUS: Links To 1,000’s of Remote Jobs Hiring Now
- ‘Freelance’ Jobs:
- Virtual Assistant
- Start A Home Daycare
- Social Media Manager
- Freelance Writer
- Facebook Ads Manager
- Mom Instagram Influencer
- Pet Sitter
- Make and Sell Things On Etsy
- Flip Things On eBay, Poshmark, Mercari, Depop
How to make money from home as a stay at home mom with no experience in the age of the internet and gig economy makes it easier than it’s ever been to find jobs and create opportunities that didn’t exist years ago.
The problem with a lot of these stay at home mom jobs lists on the internet is…they aren’t always practical. Most stay at home moms are looking for money now, and are not looking to start at-home businesses that require time and money invested without any earnings and lots of risk. So, the majority of these are “No experience, no investment” type jobs.
This article focuses on both, “Employee” and “Freelance” jobs, that can start paying you right now.
Best Stay At Home Mom Jobs (No Experience Required)
Listed below are 16 jobs (8 employee and 9 freelance).
Attached to each job idea, you’ll find:
The national salary average for that job (data reported by Indeed.com)
Pre-filtered links to repulatable job bulletins of companies hiring now for that job position.
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Best Stay At Home Mom Jobs: Employee Gigs
If you’re like most stay at home moms, you’re looking for a job where you can start earning money right away.
There are lots of benefits to being formally employed like: healthcare benefits, consistent income, less stress, getting paid your first paycheck within the few weeks of applying, among others.
#1. Data Entry Clerk
The job description of a data entry clerk is exactly what it sounds like: entering data. A data entry clerk gathers and prepares raw data and then enters it into the database, usually, a spreadsheet using Excel or something similar.
The average salary for a data entry clerk is $2,243 per month in the United States.
#2. Call Center Representative
Call center representatives take calls from customers to help them with any questions or concerns they have about the product, service, or company. Their job is to assist the customer with whatever they need help with.
The average salary for a call center representative is $2,151 per month in the United States.
#3. Insurance Claims Clerk
A Claims Clerk reviews insurance claims and determines what’s covered by the insurance company and what’s not. They gather everything related to that claim, calculate it, and submit the amount owed by the insurance company and the final out-of-pocket amount owed by the individual.
The average salary for an insurance claims clerk is $2,172 per month in the United States.
Are you a fast typer that can type at least 65-75 words per minute? Well, a transcriptionist converts recordings and/or speeches into text documents by listening to what’s being said on audio or live hearings and types it out in real-time. Transcriptionists are used in many fields including medical and legal. You can also be a freelance transcriptionist.
The average salary for a transcriptionist is $2,333 per month in the United States.
#5. Debt Collector
Obviously, being a debt collector has a stigma attached to its name. But, if you’re okay with tracking people down and requesting payment from them on overdue bills – applying to be a debt collector may be worth your time.
The average salary for a debt collector is $3,959 per month in the United States.
A proofreader does all of the final readings in the final stages before publishing. Their job is to make sure everything is written grammatically correct, it’s original text, makes sure everything is fact-checked, and makes suggestions for editing. You can also be a freelance proofreader.
The average salary for a proofreader is $3,742 per month in the United States.
The job of a bookkeeper is to track and manage all the financial data of a clients’ income and expenses. This includes, but not limited to, maintaining and recording all financial records and transactions, fact-checking the data, and making sure it’s up to date. You can also be a freelance bookkeeper.
The average salary for a bookkeeper is $2,627 per month in the United States.
#8. BONUS: Links To 1,000’s of Remote Jobs Hiring Now
These links will show you 1,000’s of other remote work-from-home jobs that didn’t make our list but are also excellent for stay at home moms – both employee and freelance work. So just click the links and start applying.
When you click on the link, you will see thousands of remote-only job positions across the United States that you can apply for now. If you want to look for work in a specific industry, just select the industry on the left-hand side and tap “Search Jobs”.
This website is already filtered for 100% remote work from home jobs only, so when you click the link either tap the industry you want to apply for job positions in or browse freely.
We already preset the filters, “remote work only” and “no experience needed”, to this indeed.com link for you.
We preset a “work from home” filter on this link, but you can customize it further with the types of jobs you’re looking for, the industry you want to work in, and part-time or full-time.
Google’s job board is interesting as it pulls job postings from everywhere on the internet of companies hiring now and filters it all through this tool they’ve built.
Best Stay At Home Mom Jobs: Freelance Gigs
Freelance jobs take a bit more hustle, risk, experience (sometimes), and investment (time and money).
If you’re looking for consistent income now, freelancing may not be what you’re looking for and can skip over this section. But if you’re into having your own side hustle aside from your employee job – having a side hustle can really pay off in the long run.
In a Payoneer survey conducted in 2015, they found the average freelancer worked about 36 hours per week at $21 per hour, for an annual pretax salary of $39,000+ per year, or $3,250+ per month.
So, as a freelancer, you can make a very decent income from home by branding yourself as one or more of the following:
#9. Virtual Assistant
As a virtual assistant, your job would be to do whatever the client asks to be done. Like answering emails, booking flights, or even booking dinner reservations.
The average salary for a virtual assistant is $18.16 per hour, or $3,776 per month, in the United States.
#10. Start A Home Daycare
If you’re a stay at home mom that is already taking care of your child at home, why not earn a living by taking care of a few more children by starting an at-home daycare business?
#11. Social Media Manager
Are you social media savvy? Do you already spend lots of time on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, etc? Do you have a background in marketing and content creation? If so, branding yourself as a social media manager may be a good idea to look into.
The average salary for a social media manager is $16.72 per hour, or $3,152 per month, in the United States.
#12. Freelance Writer
A freelance writer will require some experience and a resume, but if you have a background in writing – this may be a good work-from-home gig for you to pursue.
The average salary for a freelance writer is $20.50 per hour, or $3,383 per month, in the United States.
#13. Facebook Ads Manager
As a Facebook ads manager, you would need experience in advertising, and specifically Facebook ads themselves. The clients will want to see your previous work with Facebook ads to how you improved ROI and reduced ad spend for previous clients.
The average salary for a Facebook ads manager is $26.50 per hour, or $3,371 per month, in the United States.
#14. Mom Instagram Influencer
Getting paid to be an influencer takes a lot of upfront work. But, if you already have a decent size following on social media with good engagement levels you can monetize that to your advantage.
Tip: Try doing something in the mom influencer niche. Because you can also get free stuff being an influencer. So, you can promote baby products and keep them for your baby, for free.
#15. Pet Sitter
If you love dogs and are comfortable with boarding them at your home overnight or for the day, you should give pet sitting a try.
The average salary for a pet sitter is $2,780 per month in the United States.
#16. Make and Sell Things On Etsy
If you’re crafty and make things or ever had a passion for making things – selling on Etsy is a great way to maintain your work from home status.
Note: Making a full-time income from selling on Etsy can be tough and we recommend it to be more of a side hustle next to the full-time job that you can build up over time.
#17. Flip Things On eBay, Poshmark, Mercari, Depop
If you have a knack for knowing a good deal when you see one, try flipping things online. Things like clothes, vintage items, niche items, etc.
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