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14 lucrative jobs that let you work less than 40 hours

Mediafeed Logo By Elyssa Kirkham of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 16: Earn more while working less — that’s the dream for many workers who are sick of clocking in 40 or more hours per week. Working fewer hours can lead to lower job stress and better work-life balance, or a part-time job can allow you to grow your earnings with a weekend gig or side hustle.If you’re interested in part-time work, however, finding the right job can be tricky. While workers might prefer part-time schedules, it can seem like the best jobs and benefits are limited to full-time hours.Maybe you’re interested in earning a decent wage with less-than-full-time work and want to know what those jobs look like. To kickstart your search, FinanceBuzz crunched the data to find less-than-40 hour a week jobs that pay well.We used an online data analysis tool from IPUMS to evaluate occupational data from the 2017 American Community Survey and identify the occupations at which at least 25% of workers clocked less than 35 hours of work per week.We then compared these occupations with the most current wage data for each occupation available through the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from May 2018. From there, we narrowed it down to the highest-paying jobs for which part-time work is common.Here are what we found to be the highest-paying jobs for 35 hours or less per week.

14 part-time jobs that pay well

Earn more while working less — that’s the dream for many workers who are sick of clocking in 40 or more hours per week. Working fewer hours can lead to lower job stress and better work-life balance, or a part-time job can allow you to grow your earnings with a weekend gig or side hustle.

If you’re interested in part-time work, however, finding the right job can be tricky. While workers might prefer part-time schedules, it can seem like the best jobs and benefits are limited to full-time hours.

Maybe you’re interested in earning a decent wage with less-than-full-time work and want to know what those jobs look like. To kickstart your search, FinanceBuzz crunched the data to find less-than-40 hour a week jobs that pay well.

We used an online data analysis tool from IPUMS to evaluate occupational data from the 2017 American Community Survey and identify the occupations at which at least 25% of workers clocked less than 35 hours of work per week.

We then compared these occupations with the most current wage data for each occupation available through the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from May 2018. From there, we narrowed it down to the highest-paying jobs for which part-time work is common.

Here are what we found to be the highest-paying jobs for 35 hours or less per week.

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