Best High-Paying Jobs for Teens

Check out our list of the 8 best, high-paying jobs for a teenager.

Golf Caddy

If you're a golf fan, caddies can make up to $50 an hour on tips, which is great money for teens. Additionally, due to the relatively young age restriction (only 14 years of age), you can enter the industry at an early age.


Online Survey Taker

While a survey researcher requires a master's degree, anyone can fill out an online survey. Though it is not a traditional job but it seems that students move towards an opportunity to earn money by sharing their opinion online.



As a barista, you will be responsible for pouring coffee and making espresso-based drinks, such as lattes and macchiatos, for customers. Depending on the coffee shop you work in, you may be trained to master (or at least know the basics) of making latte art.


Warehouse Team Member

Warehouses may have some of the best-paying jobs for teens. Shipping, receiving and inventory clerks earn a median wage of $16.95 an hour according to government data.


Pet Sitting & Dog Walking

Do you enjoy being around pets? If so, pet sitting may be ideal for you as a teen. Also, because it's the U.S. There is no officially regulated occupation in the U.S., so there are no age restrictions placed on earning money through walking dogs or taking care of other people's animals.


Package Sorter

According to the Snagajob listing, Amazon is a major employer of package sorters. However, other warehouses may also require workers to sort inventory and prepare items for shipping.


Video Editing

Video editing is another great first thing you can do as a teen. There is no formal age requirement if you are working from home and doing projects for clients.



Landscaping can be the perfect type of job for a teenager. You'll be active, outgoing, and you'll have an opportunity to make regular customers and grow your business.