Top Jobs for teens this Summer in 2021

Having funds to have fun all summer long is a priority for most teens, 2021 is no different. So let's jump right into it. Being able to get paid based on your skillset and the work that you actually do as opposed to being paid an hourly wage is the best way to get paid the most!

Washing vehicles

Washing vehicles doesn't require a lot of start-up money, you can actually get started with just doing car windows to save up enough money to be able to purchase the wash (below) to do the full vehicle. You can start with purchasing a squeegee

and a bucket:

Then you can choose to save up enough money to get a no-rinse wash so that you can wash a full vehicle without water. With Optimum No-Rinse Car Wash. It doesn’t require you to rinse your vehicle after washing it, saving you time while reducing your water usage.

Take before and after photos of the vehicles that you do! Ask them for referrals.

Mow Lawns

Mowing lawns is another great way to make extra cash during the summer. 


Any teen that is a strong swimmer and can pass the needed safety, first aid, and CPR courses may want to consider being a summer lifeguard.

House Sitter

Summer is usually vacation season, and that means demand for house sitters rises. The work mainly involves staying at the other person’s home, ensuring that the property doesn’t appear empty. Additionally, some light cleaning, caring for plants, checking the mail, and similar duties often come with the territory.

Golf Caddy

If you are an active teen then this position would be great for you as you will be required to carry golf clubs between holes.

Dog Walker

If you love dogs, this would be a perfect way to get extra cash and help Fido get the exercise he needs to be healthy.


If you are great at a particular subject, being a tutor is a great way to earn extra money while also helping to sharpen your own skills as you go.

Social Media Assistant


Freelance writer for a blog

Sell your unwanted items around your room

Amusement Park employee

Movie theatre employee

Ask your family friends, neighbors, and classmates for any leads that can help you to reach your summer financial goals today! Let everyone know that you are willing and able to accept work during the summer and that you greatly appreciate any referrals.

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