Holiday Side Hustles

The holiday season is a time where most people can use extra cash. From spending money on gifts or large family dinner parties, the costs add up quickly. About 70 million Americans take on holiday side hustles and these Christmas-themed gigs can help you easily make an extra $2,500 – $5,000 per month, during the season. 

Gift Wrapping

Gift wrappers our first side hustle example can make about $25 per hour. If you work 100 hours per month (or about an extra 25 hours per week on average) you can make $2,500. Apps such as TaskRabbit serve as a great resource to find new clients. You can also use the app to offer personal assistant services. Gig workers can get paid $45 to $152 per hour for personal assistance services and $22 to $63 per hour to help with shopping lists.

Baking Holiday Cookies

With endless Christmas parties and family gatherings, holiday cookies are in high demand. Revenue of $3000 per month is attainable if you can complete 100 orders.

Seasonal Work From Home Customer Service Jobs

New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Miami are known to have high rates of retail employment opportunities. If you pick up an extra 20 hours of work per week at $15 per hour, you can make $300 per week before taxes.

Pet Sitting and Dog Walking

Using apps like Rover and Wag, you can make $50 per pet per day. To further increase your income, you can walk or take care of multiple pets at a time.

Start An Etsy Business

Etsy is a great way to sell your crafts and use your artistic skills to make money. You can earn $2,500 by selling 179 crafts at $14 each.

Deliver Groceries and Babysitting

Delivering groceries our last holiday side hustle tip has also become a great side hustle option, where online grocery shopping is expected to increase by 18 percent by 2025. Instacart gig workers make $13 per hour on average. Babysitters can also make about $23 per hour.


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