10 best side-hustles in South Africa right now

A recent report by the Henley Business School shows that as many as 27% of working South Africans currently have side hustles.

These are extra or side jobs they do in their spare time, to raise extra cash, pursue their passions or both.

Instead of living paycheck to paycheck, having extra monthly cash flow could be the game-changer that makes your lifestyle truly livable.

These profitable side hustles just might be your answer to your financial woes! Listed below are the top 10 side hustle in South Africa.

1. Logo designer

You could earn: R250 – R350 an hour.

Time required: 3 – 4 hours per day/project, depending on deliverable and deadline.

2. Pet walker 

You could earn: R170 – R250 an hour.

Time required: 3 – 4 hours per day.

3. CV writer

You could earn: R5 – R8 per word.

Time required: 2 – 3 hours per day, project-deliverable dependent.

4. LinkedIn profile writer

You could earn: R4 – R5 per word.

Time required: 1.5 – 2.5 hours per day, project deadline dependent.

5. Online English teacher

You could earn: R25 – R50 per hour.

Time required: 3 hours daily.

6. Photoshop expert

You could earn: R280 – R350 per hour.

Time required: 2 – 4 hours per day, project deadline dependent.

7. Part time travel consultant

You could earn: R200 – R225 per day.

Time required: 3 – 4 hours per day.

8. Proofreader

You could earn: R150 – R200 per hour.

Time required: 2.5 – 3.5 hours per day, project deadline dependent.

9. Translator

You could earn: R170 – R220 per hour.

Time required: 2 – 3 hours per day, project deadline dependent.

10. Facebook ads specialist

You could earn: R140 – R180 per hour.

Time required: 1 – 2 hours per day, project deadline dependent.

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