Fall and winter seem to be the time for seasonal employees to harvest profits. Although the rates paid for them will not be impressive in every locale, it takes them as an inspiration to expand their local markets and offer more services related to seasonal demands.
A test pre tutor can earn an hourly rate of $30- $50 for standardized tests like the SAT. An hourly rate of $100 is common for Manhattan GMAT if tutors have scored in the 99th percentile on their GMATs. Tutoring is one freelance gig during the fall and winter when students take exams.
The rates for standardized test preparation can soar into another echelon.
Culinary awareness has been increasing partly due to celebrity chefs, TV cooking shows, and other food culture trends. Private chefs have opportunities to earn extra income. The rates they receive depending on the menu offerings and the amount of attendees. Cleveland area chef Ron Ramos and Chef Jo’s Home Cooking charges $150 an hour for the first four hours of an event and $50 per head to $120 respectively.
It is necessary for private chefs to have significant experience and preparation.
According to JobMonkey.com, commercial divers work nearly one half of a year but can earn from $18,000 to $80,000. There is certainly a reason why they are so well paid. Their lives are always at risk.
According to salary data website Payscale’s Dr. Salary, a beginning Santa can earn an average wage of $100 per hour while veteran Santas can earn hourly wage of $175 to $200. People are willing to pay big rate on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The job has few requirements including a pleasant demeanor, a big belly, and a real beard.
Businesses and owners of private homes do not hesitate to splash money on decking their halls on special occasions. Lou Nasti, who runs Brooklyn company Mechanical Displays, hires a staff the whole week during his high season of August to the middle of December.
Holiday decorator has a good business which is not declining anytime soon.
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