Jobs For 19 Year Olds

If you're a 19 year old looking for a job, you've come to the right place.  This page has over 125+ job ideas and opportunities that will inspire you to find something that you'll be interested in while making some extra money.  We've spent countless hours researching opportunities so that every 19 year old who visits this page will be able to find something that they'll enjoy.

Please use the navigation below to review all of the different job ideas we could come up with for 19 year olds.

Jobs For 19 Year Olds Near Me

If you're simply trying to find a job at a traditional employer, the table below is a great place to start.  Once you choose your state, you'll be brought to a page that lists all of the employers that are willing to hire in your area.  From there, you can filter by category to find something that suits your interests.

Online Jobs For 19 Year Olds

3D Modeler

You’ll be able to work with a wide variety of clients on a lot of interesting projects as a 3D modeler. It will be your job to take a 2D image and use computer software to turn it into a 3D model. These might be used for any number of industries. It’s a great job for a 19-year-old because it’s a fairly new industry that has a promising future. (Learn More)

Animator

If you love the idea of bringing still images to life, consider becoming a teenage animator. There are many ways that you can make money doing this, whether you make short informational videos for websites or find work on movies or TV shows. However, you put your skills to work, you will be expected to create either 2D or 3D animations using a software program.  (Learn More)

Article Writer

Researching and writing abilities are the two things that will determine how well you do as a teenage article writer. To make money creating content for websites, you will be need to find clients, then create well-written and well-researched articles based on the subject or keyword they want. You’ll also need to make sure you edit your articles for mistakes before sending them in.  (Learn More)

Audio Editor

With a cheap or even free software program, you can become a teenage audio editor. There are a number of things that your clients might ask you to do, which can keep the job interesting. You may need to cut and rearrange audio so that it lines up with a video, or remove background sounds from an audio clip so that certain sounds are clearer.  (Learn More)

Author

For a 19-year-old with the dream of writing an incredible novel, there’s the option of becoming a teenage author. This is a great job for teens because you can continue to make money on book sales for the rest of your life. You’ll need to come up with an idea for your book, write the book, edit your book or have someone else edit it for you, then self-publish online and start marketing it.  (Learn More)

AutoCAD Drafter

One of the most needed positions for many engineers and architects is that of a teenage autoCAD drafter. Your responsibilities will include creating a digital version of the building or product, making any changes that your client requests, and sending them the finished draft. This is a great job for teens because there will always be a need for it which means you’ll have work for a long time.  (Learn More)

Blogger

When it comes to being a teenage blogger, the possibilities are endless in terms of what you can write about and how much money you can make. It’s a great job for a 19-year-old that wants to make money online because it’s as simple as posting interesting blogs about whatever you’re interested in, and the more readers you have, the more money you’ll make.  (Learn More)

Creative Writer

To be a teenage creative writer, you’ll need to be great at writing and very creative. It’s a great job for 19-year-olds who love to come up with stories and write poems as that’s what you’ll get paid to write as a teenage creative writer. Whether you to choose to find clients to write for or decide to self-publish, you’ll need to make sure everything you write is perfect before you send it.  (Learn More)

Data Entry Specialist

If you’re looking for a job that’s easy and that you can do as much of it as you want, then you should work as a teenage data entry specialist. Companies will pay you to put data into computers, and there is no shortage of work available. You may be transferring information from one computer program to another or working from a hand-written form to make a digital copy.  (Learn More)

Fashion Blogger

If you love talking about fashion, then you should try getting paid to write about it as a teenage fashion blogger. You could write about everything involving fashion, or just focus on one area such as new clothing trends or your favorite upcycled jewelry. Whatever you write about, you’ll need to make sure your posts are interesting so you keep your readers coming back for more.  (Learn More)

Graphic Designer

For 19-year-olds that can create a dynamic image for businesses and websites to use for advertising, there’s the job of a teenage graphic designer. This job requires you to be able to put together colors, images, and words in a creative way that sends the right message to the audience, which will vary greatly depending on who your client is, keeping your job interesting and fun.  (Learn More)

Illustrator

Working as a teenage illustrator is a great job for 19-year-olds who are great at creating artwork, whether they do so manually on paper or digitally on the computer. You could find work illustrating children’s books, making drawings for a website, or any number of things. You’ll need to make sure that everything you send in is high-quality and exactly what your client wants to maintain a good rating.  (Learn More)

Interior Designer Assistant

If you want to become a teenage interior designer, it’s easier than you think, as long as you have a good eye for combining colors and patterns to create a unique look based around a theme. For anyone that loves decorating, this is the perfect job, whether you are able to find work with an interior design firm or just help friends out when they want to redecorate part or all of their home.  (Learn More)

Internet Researcher

Believe it or not, you can make money just by finding information as a teenage internet researcher. Companies or individuals that need a lot of pieces of information that don’t have the time to spend on finding it will hire you to do it for them. Typically, once you find the name, address, phone number, or whatever they need, all you have to do is send it to them to get paid.  (Learn More)

Logo Designer

It can be difficult for some 19-year-olds to make money as a teenage logo designer since it requires bringing to life a very specific vision of a company or individual, which can be hard. You will need to pay close attention to what your client wants, provide them with various samples and drafts to better understand exactly what they’re looking for, and then deliver the finished product once you’ve created the perfect logo.  (Learn More)

Mobile App Developer

A teenage mobile app developer can get paid to develop mobile apps for businesses, or you can choose to make your own apps and get paid through advertisements placed on your app. Either way, you will first need to learn how to code, test the app for problems, fix any problems, and continue to make sure that the app stays up-to-date and free from bugs and glitches.  (Learn More)

Music Reviewer

If being paid to listen to music sounds like a dream come true to you, then make that dream a reality by working as a teenage music reviewer. All you need to get started is an internet connection and an account with a website that allows you to get paid to review music. Once you listen to the song, all you have to do to get paid is provide an honest review about it.  (Learn More)

Photographer

All you really need to become a teenage photographer is a good camera and an internet connection. You’ll be able to make money by selling your photographs as stock photos by simply uploading them to Shutterstock. It’s important that every picture you take is unique and something that companies are likely to buy for their website or advertising so you are able to make a lot of money.  (Learn More)

Podcaster

As listening to podcasts has become a popular form of entertainment, you can cash in on this by becoming a teenage podcaster. You’ll make money by getting advertisers and sponsors for your podcast, which you can make about pretty much anything. What’s important is that it’s interesting and stays with one theme or topic so your listeners will keep listening and know what to expect.  (Learn More)

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist

By putting in a lot of time doing research, you can make a lot of money as a teenage search engine optimization specialist since every website owner wants to get their site to the top of the first page of Google. You’ll have to figure out how to do that between metatags, keywords, and more, then start implementing changes on your client’s website to help them get to where they want to be. (Learn More)

Seller on Amazon or eBay

Any 19-year-old can become a teenage seller on Amazon or eBay in just a few minutes by finding something they no longer need and deciding to sell it online. Once you’ve sold off everything extra that you personally own, you can start offering to sell things for family members and friends, and start looking for cheap things to resell, whether you find them on sale new, or in good used condition.  (Learn More)

Seller on Etsy

Although some teenage sellers on Etsy make money by selling craft supplies, you can usually make even more money by selling handmade items, especially if it’s something unique and you’re great at making it. You’ll first need to make the items, then take high-quality pictures of them, create the listings, and wait for them to be sold before carefully packaging them up and sending them to the buyer.  (Learn More)

Social Media Influencer

Working as a teenage social media influencer is particularly good if you’ve already got a strong social media following since you’re already done with the most important part, which is having a good following on your social media accounts. From there, you’ll need to find companies and websites that are willing to pay you to post about their products and send out links to their websites for them.  (Learn More)

Social Media Marketer

If you know your way around social media, then you can become a social media marketer and get paid to run a company’s social media accounts. You’ll need to help them expand their customer base by getting new followers, send out information about their products or services, and represent the company well when answering questions sent in by customers about anything.  (Learn More)

Survey Taker

A teenage survey taker gets paid to give their opinions about products or services, and to answer questions about their spending habits. This is by far one of the easiest ways for teens to make money online since all you have to do to get started is sign up for an account at one of the many survey sites that exist. Then, you can fill out as many surveys as you want and will get paid for them!  (Learn More)

T-Shirt Designer

With some hard work and creativity, you can start making money as a teenage t-shirt designer. Your responsibilities include coming up with a unique design, creating the t-shirt design, uploading your design to the website, and then marketing your shop to start making sales. Typically, the more designs you have, the more sales you’ll get, but you also need to have designs that people want to buy.   (Learn More)

Textbook Seller

If you’re in college or have a lot of friends who are taking classes, it’ll be easy for you to make a lot of money as a teenage textbook seller. Once you get your hands on some cheap books by buying them from friends or from second-hand stores or even yard sales, you can sell them online for a profit, then ship them off to the buyer to get paid.  (Learn More)

Transcriptionist

There’s so much transcription work available that it’s easy to make a lot of money as a teenage transcriptionist, especially once you get really good at it, making it a great online job for 19-year-olds. You’ll have to listen to an audio clip or watch a video, then type out everything that you hear, from the dialogue to the pauses or other sounds that might happen.  (Learn More)

Translator

As long as you are fluent in at least one other language, you can get paid to work as a teenage translator. You will receive documents or web pages from clients that you will then have to translate from one language to another. What’s important is that you translate them well and that what you’re sending back is free from any mistakes.  (Learn More)

Tutor

Whether you tutor college students in classes you’ve already taken or younger kids in subjects you’re good at, you can make money as a teenage tutor. When you’re with your student, you’ll need to help prepare them for exams and work on homework while coming up with creative ways to explain things to them that they’re having trouble understanding.  (Learn More)

U-Haul Sales Agent

If you’re a 19-year-old that’s looking for a flexible job that you can do from home, then you should be a teenage Uhaul reservation sales agent. You’ll need to answer the phone and help customers with a variety of things, from setting up a reservation to helping them through any problems they might be having. What’s important for this job is that you have good customer service skills.  (Learn More)

Video Editor

You’ll need to have some video editing software if you want to be a teenage video editor, but once you have what you need, it’ll be easy to make money providing people with a finished video that they can use for whatever they need it for. You will be responsible for using the video or video clips that you are given to follow the client’s directions for creating a new video for them.  (Learn More)

Video Game Currency Seller

Whether you have a ton of in-game money, some rare items you don’t actually want, or want to start a new account, you can make money as a teenage video game currency seller. All you have to do is sign up to a website that allows you to sell virtual money, items, and accounts, and then wait for a buyer. Send the in-game money or items over, and they’ll send you real money!  (Learn More)

Video Game Designer

A teenage video game designer gets paid to either work as part of a team to create a new video game, or designs their own game from start to finish. Although it’s more work to design your own game, you can also make more money that way if the game ends up getting popular. Either way, you’ll need some coding and other game design skills before you get started.  (Learn More)

Video Game Player

Instead of spending your time watching other 19-year-olds play video games online, why not get paid to do that yourself as a teenage video game player? You’ll need to create videos that are amazing, interesting, or funny so that people will want to watch them, then post them online to get advertising money. You can also get paid to stream live videos of you playing video games.  (Learn More)

Video Game Tester

If you’re not the type of person to get bored doing the same thing over and over, then you can make money as a teenage video game tester. You’ll need to try every level of the game on every setting and try every possible thing that a player could do. Then, send a detailed report back to the company that hired you to let them know about problems they need to fix before it’s released.  (Learn More)

Virtual Assistant

A teenage virtual assistant does many of the things that a secretary would do, but you get to do it from the comfort of your own home. What makes this job great for 19-year-olds is that it offers flexible hours and great experience even if the pay isn’t the greatest. You’ll be doing any number of simple tasks for your employer such as answering emails and scheduling appointments.  (Learn More)

Voiceover Specialist

Although this is particularly great if you have a unique voice or are able to change your voice in interesting ways, anybody can work as a teenage voiceover specialist. There are so many people that need voiceover work that will hire you to record audiobooks, commercials, or even cartoon shows. Whatever you do, you’ll need to make sure you provide high-quality audio to your clients.   (Learn More)

Web Designer

As a teenage web designer, you’ll be responsible for planning out the overall look of a website. You will need to start with a basic theme for the site based on the type of site you are designing and the target audience, then start deciding on things like font type and size, menus, image locations, and many more. Your design will then be given to a developer who will make it work.   (Learn More)

Web Developer

If you’re a 19-year-old that has some coding experience and wants to learn more while getting paid to do so, then you can become a teenage web developer. You’ll take plans from a web designer and do all of the behind-the-scenes coding it takes to get the website to do exactly what it’s supposed to do. It can be difficult if you’re still learning coding, but certainly well-worth it.  (Learn More)

Website Manager

Every website needs someone making sure that its doing its job, and you can get paid to do that if you work as a teenage website manager. As such, you’ll need to make sure the website is running properly, fix any broken links, brainstorm new ideas for improving the website, and work on making sure the website is search-engine optimized so it can be found by people looking for it.  (Learn More)

YouTuber

While being a teenage YouTuber is actually as simple as uploading videos to YouTube, if you want to make some money doing it, you’ll need to do a bit more than that. Most YouTubers do best when they stick with one type of video or theme, and you’ll also need to make sure your videos are interesting and something your audience wants to come back to for more.  (Learn More)

Summer Jobs For 19 Year Olds

Artist

As a teenage artist, you’ll get paid to make artwork. It’s great for 19-year-olds that love to paint or draw since you can make money doing what you love. You’ll either have to make a bunch of pieces of artwork to sell at art festivals and craft fairs, or you need to take special orders from family members and friends and make a piece of artwork that they want.  (Learn More)

Assistant Hair Dresser

Whether you’re still waiting to get your beautician license or just aren’t sure this is the career you want to pursue, you can get experience as a teenage assistant hair dresser. The only thing you won’t be allowed to do is actually cut hair, but you will be expected to help with cleaning the salon, making appointments, shampooing and styling hair, and mixing hair dyes.   (Learn More)

Babysitter

Whether it’s for a couple hours while the parents go out for date night or a whole weekend while they’re away for work conferences, you can get paid to watch kids as a teenage babysitter. You will be responsible for making sure the kids stay safe and follow the rules of the house, keeping the house clean, cooking meals for the kids, and putting the kids to bed at night.  (Learn More)

Baker

As a teenage baker, you will be baking all kinds of delicious desserts for parties and events. You could get hired to bake a bunch of Christmas cookies to be given out at a company party, or making birthday and wedding cakes for people. You’ll need to make sure that every treat you make not only tastes delicious, but also looks amazing so people will want to keep buying from you.  (Learn More)

Bike Mechanic

If you want to become a teenage bike mechanic, you can look for jobs at local bike shops or you could start advertising your mechanic services from your own garage as long as you have enough experience to own your own business. Either way, you’ll need to diagnose problems with bikes, find the parts needed to fix the problem, and fix any issues so that the bike works again.  (Learn More)

Camp Counselor

For some, there’s no better way to spend the summer than working as a teenage camp counselor. Although being responsible for a group of kids, helping to lead various activities, and making sure everyone is having fun can be a lot of work, it’s also a rewarding job, and you’ll likely find yourself having as much fun as the kids in your group or cabin.  (Learn More)

Car Detailer

Being a teenage car detailer means making sure every car that comes to you leaves perfectly clean. Washing the outside of the car will include getting everything out of the wheel wells and grill, and cleaning the inside will involve pulling out all the rugs to remove stains and going into every space with a vacuum to get the car as clean as the day it was made.  (Learn More)

Car Washer

If you’re looking for a way to make money during the summer that’s both simple and easy to get started, consider working as a teenage car washer. You’ll need to hose down the car, scrub every surface with car soap, and then rinse it off. To make even more money as a teenage car washer, you can offer a few extra services like vacuuming the car’s interior or waxing the exterior.  (Learn More)

Chef

Being a teenage chef requires a lot of responsibility as you will be in charge of at least one part of preparing a meal at a restaurant. Depending on where you work, you may cook only part of the meal such as the appetizer or the main course, or you could be expected to help with all of the parts. Either way, you’ll need to start as a line cook to get experience.  (Learn More)

Concession Stand Worker

Working as a teenage concession stand worker can be a lot of fun, but it can also get pretty crazy when you have a lot of people come all at once. Your responsibilities may include taking orders, accepting payment and making the right change, making the food to order, and then giving it to the customers. It can be a fun and interesting way to spend the summer.  (Learn More)

Construction Worker

There are many advantages to being a teenage construction worker. You will not only get paid quite a bit even for an entry-level position, but you will also gain valuable experience that you can use throughout your life. What you do will depend greatly on whether you are doing road construction or working on a building, but ultimately, you’ll need to follow the directions of the foreman. (Learn More)

Dog Walker

A teenage dog walker gets paid to take other people’s dogs out for walks, which is the perfect job for someone that loves dogs and doesn’t mind getting lots of exercise for work. Whether you walk one dog at a time or a bunch, you’ll be responsible for taking the dogs for a certain distance or length of time, and then bringing them back in good health.  (Learn More)

Farm Hand

For a 19-year-old that wants to learn the ins and outs of the farm life, there’s the job of a teenage farm hand. Many farmers may hire extra workers at certain times of the year to help with big projects, such as when the crops are ready to be harvested or when the sheep are giving birth. You will get paid to help with whatever the farmer asks you to help with.  (Learn More)

Farm Worker

A teenage farm worker is someone with farming experience that works on the farm all year long. Typically, you will be given a wide variety of jobs and will be expected to work on your own when needed. You could be asked to check on the fields or fences, move the animals to different pastures, or help build new structures around the farm.   (Learn More)

Fence Painter

Being a teenage fence painter can be a great way for a 19-year-old to make some extra money during the summer. You’ll need to get a good brush and make sure you know how to evenly apply paint, then start offering your services to anyone that has a fence that looks like it needs a new coat of paint. Once you’ve got their fence looking great again, you can get paid.  (Learn More)

Garage Cleaner

It’s not the cleanest job that you can get, but you can make money as a teenage garage cleaner if you’re willing to do it. Once you get hired by someone to clean their garage, you’ll simply need to follow their directions, whether they ask you to organize the stuff they have stored in there or just want the cobwebs taken down and the floor thoroughly swept.   (Learn More)

Garage Sale Assistant

There are many things that go into having a successful garage sale, and since some people don’t have the time or energy to do them all themselves, they’ll hire you as a teenage garage sale assistant to help them out. Some of the things you’ll have to do are arrive early to get everything set up, make signs, help customers, carry things out to people’s cars for them, and count the money.   (Learn More)

Gardener

As a teenage gardener, you will help other people manage their gardens, which could involve doing things like preparing the soil, planting vegetables or flowers, keeping the plants watered, taking care of pests, and harvesting vegetables at the end of the season. Anyone who’s willing to work hard all summer long can make money as a teenage gardener, making it a great option for 19-year-olds.   (Learn More)

Gift Basket Creator

There are so many reasons that people give gift baskets, so you can make good money as a teenage gift basket creator whether you choose to specialize in one type of basket or make all types of baskets. Whatever you do, you’ll need to come up with creative gift ideas, put the gift baskets together, and then sell them to people who’ll give them as gifts.   (Learn More)

Golf Caddy

Being a teenage golf caddy can be a surprisingly fun way to spend your summer. You could find yourself working in the clubhouse where you sell golfing equipment and set up tee times, or working outside by checking on the golf course, maintaining the golf carts, or even going out on the course with golfers to help them with their clubs. The best part is, you don’t need to know anything about golf to start.  (Learn More)

Horse Riding Instructor

As long as you know the ins and outs of horseback riding, you can make money as a horse riding instructor. This is a great job for teens, especially if you have access to a barn where there are great horses, or have your own horse. Either way, once you find a place to give lessons, all you need is a student and you can begin teaching them how to ride a horse well.  (Learn More)

House Sitter

A teenage house sitter gets to take care of somebody else’s home while they are away. While it’s a fairly easy job since you’ll likely just be taking care of the mail, plants, and possibly pets, it’s also a lot of responsibility to make sure that the house stays safe while the owner is away, and that everything is in the same (or better!) condition as when they left.  (Learn More)

Interior Designer Assistant

If you want to become a teenage interior designer, it’s easier than you think, as long as you have a good eye for combining colors and patterns to create a unique look based around a theme. For anyone that loves decorating, this is the perfect job, whether you are able to find work with an interior design firm or just help friends out when they want to redecorate part or all of their home.  (Learn More)

Landscaper

Being a teenage landscaper means spending a lot of time outside, but it’s a great job for a 19-year-old that doesn’t mind working hard and who wants to make good money. You can start your own landscaping business by advertising your services to neighbors, or you could work for a company that takes care of exteriors of people’s homes, businesses, and even golf courses.  (Learn More)

Lawn Mower

As long as you have access to a lawnmower, you can start making money as a teenage lawn mower. Because it’s so easy to get started, it’s a great way for teens to earn some extra money over the summer. Before you fire up the mower, you should always make sure the lawn is clear of debris. When you turn the mower off, make sure you clean the sidewalk and driveway before you leave. (Learn More)

Lifeguard

There are a number of places that you can find work as a teenage lifeguard, from public swimming pools or lakes, to oceanfront beaches and even summer camps. Of course, you’ll need to get certified first, but then you’ll be able to get paid to keep an eye on visitors, making sure they are staying safe and following the rules of the pool or beach while you are prepared to save a life if necessary.  (Learn More)

Makeup Artist

Whether you love kids and carnivals or working behind the scenes of a movie set or theater show, you can make money as a teenage makeup artist. What you do with your face-painting skills is up to you, as you can easily make money doing exactly what you love, whether you’re turning a young man into an old man to go on stage or a little girl into a butterfly to ride the Ferris wheel.   (Learn More)

Mascot

There are two main ways that you can get paid to work as a teenage mascot, and it all depends on what type of work you’re interested in, and able to find. One way is to help direct traffic to a business by standing near the side of the road with a sign. The other way is to help get people excited by being at an event such as a sports game.  (Learn More)

Model

19-year-olds that aren’t camera-shy can make good money as a teenage model. Whether you are having your picture taken for a photo shoot, participating in a video for a commercial, or strutting your stuff on the catwalk to show off the latest fashion trends, your goal should always be to make whatever product or service you’re advertising look good so you’ll keep getting hired for more work.  (Learn More)

Music Teacher

How much you make as a teenage music teacher will depend on what instrument you know, how well you know it, and how many students you have, but if you do it right, you can make a lot of money with nothing more than your music skills. It’s a great way for 19-year-olds who are passionate about a certain instrument or know a lot about several to make money by sharing your knowledge.  (Learn More)

National Park Worker

Teens who are looking for an interesting job where you get to work with nature, consider being a teenage national park worker. There’s always something that needs to be done around the park, so you’ll be kept busy educating visitors, working in the gift shop, keeping trails cleared of fallen trees and trash, and helping to rehabilitate animals that are sick or injured.  (Learn More)

Newspaper Deliverer

A great job for teens is that of a teenage newspaper deliverer. You can sometimes find temporary work delivering papers or advertisements that go to every home in a neighborhood when a business has a big sale to announce, or you could get paid to work for a newspaper company who publishes a daily paper which people subscribe to that you’ll need to take only to certain houses every day.  (Learn More)

Pet Sitter

One way for 19-year-olds to make money while other people go on vacation is to become a teenage pet sitter. Whether the animals come to your house or you go to theirs, you’ll be responsible for taking care of each one as if they were your own, making sure they’re properly fed and have water, letting them out or cleaning their litter box, and giving them plenty of love and attention.  (Learn More)

Pool Cleaner

If you don’t mind spending more of your summer next to a pool rather than in it, you can make money as a teenage pool cleaner. You’ll be responsible for keeping people’s pools free from debris with a pool net, removing grime from the sides and bottom with a special pool vacuum, and testing the water to make sure it has the right amount of chemicals in it.  (Learn More)

Shoe Shiner

If you’re looking for an easy job that you can do at home where you’ll have a lot of repeat clients, consider becoming a teenage shoe shiner. You can actually make quite a bit of money doing this, and it’s something that’s easy to learn and only requires a few tools to start. As a teenage shoe shiner, you will need to use special brushes and shoe polish to keep leather shoes looking great.  (Learn More)

Sports Trainer

Working as a teenage sports trainer is hard work, but is also a lot of fun since kids and sports are involved. You’ll need to plan out a week of sports activities, get kids for your sports camp, and then put the sports camp on. Make sure that you include plenty of fun activities that the kids will not only enjoy, but will also help them learn good techniques for whatever sport you’re teaching.  (Learn More)

Swimming Instructor

What better way to spend your summer than to teach kids to swim as a teenage swimming instructor? If you’re not able to get hired by a pool to teach swimming lessons, you can also offer classes on your own. Once you get students, you’ll need to be prepared with a series of lessons that will help kids learn how to swim, starting with learning how to kick and use their arms.  (Learn More)

Theme Park Attendant

It’s hard to say exactly what you’ll be doing as a teenage theme park attendant since there are so many different jobs that need to be done to keep the park running. You could work in a concession stand making and selling food, at a game booth where people can try to win prizes, in the gift shop selling souvenirs to visitors, or at a ride making sure that it runs properly and everybody stays safe.  (Learn More)

Water Salesman

If you’re looking for an easy way to make some extra money during the summer, consider becoming a teenage water salesman. You’ll be responsible for buying cheap bottles of water, finding a way to keep them cold, taking them to an outdoor event in your area, then selling water to people there. You’d be surprised at how much you can make as a teenage water salesman on a hot day.  (Learn More)

Window Washer

How much money you make as a teenage window washer will depend on who you are working for because you can make a lot more money working for a company that cleans skyscraper windows. However, if you’re afraid of heights, then you might do better offering your services to home and business owners in your area that have mostly first-floor windows instead.  (Learn More)

Youth Sports Referee

One you have some experience as a sports player so you know the game inside and out, you can make money as a teenage youth sports referee. It will be your responsibility to make sure that all of the players follow the rules of the game, and to make important calls when there’s a question as to what happened. Be ready to stand your ground since coaches, players, and parents might disagree with you!  (Learn More)

Zoo Assistant

If it’s always been your dream to work with exotic animals, why not pursue that by working as a teenage zoo assistant? Although this can certainly be a hard job to get because so many people want it, it’s not impossible if you’re persistent. Once you land a position at a zoo, you can expect to help with any number of areas of the zoo, from feeding the animals to cleaning out enclosures.  (Learn More)

Winter Jobs For 19 year Olds

Artist

As a teenage artist, you’ll get paid to make artwork. It’s great for 19-year-olds that love to paint or draw since you can make money doing what you love. You’ll either have to make a bunch of pieces of artwork to sell at art festivals and craft fairs, or you need to take special orders from family members and friends and make a piece of artwork that they want.  (Learn More)

Assistant Hair Dresser

Whether you’re still waiting to get your beautician license or just aren’t sure this is the career you want to pursue, you can get experience as a teenage assistant hair dresser. The only thing you won’t be allowed to do is actually cut hair, but you will be expected to help with cleaning the salon, making appointments, shampooing and styling hair, and mixing hair dyes.   (Learn More)

Babysitter

Whether it’s for a couple hours while the parents go out for date night or a whole weekend while they’re away for work conferences, you can get paid to watch kids as a teenage babysitter. You will be responsible for making sure the kids stay safe and follow the rules of the house, keeping the house clean, cooking meals for the kids, and putting the kids to bed at night.  (Learn More)

Baker

As a teenage baker, you will be baking all kinds of delicious desserts for parties and events. You could get hired to bake a bunch of Christmas cookies to be given out at a company party, or making birthday and wedding cakes for people. You’ll need to make sure that every treat you make not only tastes delicious, but also looks amazing so people will want to keep buying from you.  (Learn More)

Camp Counselor

For some, there’s no better way to spend the summer than working as a teenage camp counselor. Although being responsible for a group of kids, helping to lead various activities, and making sure everyone is having fun can be a lot of work, it’s also a rewarding job, and you’ll likely find yourself having as much fun as the kids in your group or cabin.  (Learn More)

Car Snow Remover

In the winter, you can make money as a teenage car snow remover and also help people get to work on time. The best way to do this is to set up a subscription service in your neighborhood at the beginning of winter. Then, every time it snows, you know exactly which cars you need to dig out and uncover to get paid as a teenage car snow remover.  (Learn More)

Chef

Being a teenage chef requires a lot of responsibility as you will be in charge of at least one part of preparing a meal at a restaurant. Depending on where you work, you may cook only part of the meal such as the appetizer or the main course, or you could be expected to help with all of the parts. Either way, you’ll need to start as a line cook to get experience.  (Learn More)

Christmas Tree Remover

To make some extra money right after the holidays, you can become a teenage Christmas tree remover. This is a good opportunity for 19-year-olds to make money because all you have to do to get started is let people know what you’re doing, and then take their trees out for them. Keep in mind that in some places, you’ll also have to cut the tree into smaller pieces before putting it at the curb.  (Learn More)

Concession Stand Worker

Working as a teenage concession stand worker can be a lot of fun, but it can also get pretty crazy when you have a lot of people come all at once. Your responsibilities may include taking orders, accepting payment and making the right change, making the food to order, and then giving it to the customers. It can be a fun and interesting way to spend the summer.  (Learn More)

Garage Cleaner

It’s not the cleanest job that you can get, but you can make money as a teenage garage cleaner if you’re willing to do it. Once you get hired by someone to clean their garage, you’ll simply need to follow their directions, whether they ask you to organize the stuff they have stored in there or just want the cobwebs taken down and the floor thoroughly swept.  (Learn More)

Gift Basket Creator

There are so many reasons that people give gift baskets, so you can make good money as a teenage gift basket creator whether you choose to specialize in one type of basket or make all types of baskets. Whatever you do, you’ll need to come up with creative gift ideas, put the gift baskets together, and then sell them to people who’ll give them as gifts.  (Learn More)

Gift Wrapper

If you’ve ever been told you’re great at wrapping gifts, why not get paid to do so as a teenage gift wrapper? There are many stores that hire gift wrappers around the holidays where you will be responsible for helping choose wrapping paper, carefully wrapping the gift, then adding extras like bows and ribbons to make it beautiful for the person getting it. You could also do this right from home!   (Learn More)

Holiday Decorator

Few things are better for spreading holiday cheer and making some extra spending money right before the holidays than being a teenage holiday decorator. Whether someone simply doesn’t have the time to decorate or they’re not able to for physical reasons, you can get paid to help other people decorate their homes, both inside and outside, from the Christmas tree to the icicle lights.  (Learn More)

Hot Chocolate Salesman

On a cold winter’s day, few things are better than a steaming cup of hot chocolate, which is why you can make money as a teenage hot chocolate salesman if you are willing to put in the work it takes. You will have to make delicious hot chocolate, then find people to sell it to, whether you go door-to-door, or – better yet – a winter festival where there will be a lot of cold people.   (Learn More)

House Sitter

A teenage house sitter gets to take care of somebody else’s home while they are away. While it’s a fairly easy job since you’ll likely just be taking care of the mail, plants, and possibly pets, it’s also a lot of responsibility to make sure that the house stays safe while the owner is away, and that everything is in the same (or better!) condition as when they left.  (Learn More)

Interior Designer Assistant

If you want to become a teenage interior designer, it’s easier than you think, as long as you have a good eye for combining colors and patterns to create a unique look based around a theme. For anyone that loves decorating, this is the perfect job, whether you are able to find work with an interior design firm or just help friends out when they want to redecorate part or all of their home.  (Learn More)

Log Splitter

A teenage log splitter can make money nearly any time of the year, since they can split wood during the summer for campfires, and during the fall and winter for wood furnaces and fireplaces. Whenever you work as a teenage log splitter, you’ll have to chop larger pieces of wood into smaller ones that will fit into whatever they’re being used for while being careful to keep your axe sharp.  (Learn More)

Makeup Artist

Whether you love kids and carnivals or working behind the scenes of a movie set or theater show, you can make money as a teenage makeup artist. What you do with your face-painting skills is up to you, as you can easily make money doing exactly what you love, whether you’re turning a young man into an old man to go on stage or a little girl into a butterfly to ride the Ferris wheel.  (Learn More)

Model

19-year-olds that aren’t camera-shy can make good money as a teenage model. Whether you are having your picture taken for a photo shoot, participating in a video for a commercial, or strutting your stuff on the catwalk to show off the latest fashion trends, your goal should always be to make whatever product or service you’re advertising look good so you’ll keep getting hired for more work.  (Learn More)

Music Teacher

How much you make as a teenage music teacher will depend on what instrument you know, how well you know it, and how many students you have, but if you do it right, you can make a lot of money with nothing more than your music skills. It’s a great way for 19-year-olds who are passionate about a certain instrument or know a lot about several to make money by sharing your knowledge.  (Learn More)

National Park Worker

Teens who are looking for an interesting job where you get to work with nature, consider being a teenage national park worker. There’s always something that needs to be done around the park, so you’ll be kept busy educating visitors, working in the gift shop, keeping trails cleared of fallen trees and trash, and helping to rehabilitate animals that are sick or injured.  (Learn More)

Pet Sitter

One way for 19-year-olds to make money while other people go on vacation is to become a teenage pet sitter. Whether the animals come to your house or you go to theirs, you’ll be responsible for taking care of each one as if they were your own, making sure they’re properly fed and have water, letting them out or cleaning their litter box, and giving them plenty of love and attention.  (Learn More)

Shoe Shiner

If you’re looking for an easy job that you can do at home where you’ll have a lot of repeat clients, consider becoming a teenage shoe shiner. You can actually make quite a bit of money doing this, and it’s something that’s easy to learn and only requires a few tools to start. As a teenage shoe shiner, you will need to use special brushes and shoe polish to keep leather shoes looking great.  (Learn More)

Ski Instructor

If you know how to ski well, then you’re qualified to become a teenage ski instructor. This is a great way for 19-year-olds to make money in the winter. If you can find your own students, then you can work independently, but you could also find work for a ski resort or skiing company. Either way, you’ll need to teach your students about how to use the equipment and how to ski.  (Learn More)

Snow Shoveler

All you need is a shovel and snowfall to get started as a teenage snow shoveler. Then, you’ll just have to head out and start knocking on doors and letting people know that you’re willing to take care of the snow for them. Once they agree, you’ll have to clear their sidewalks, driveways, porch, and walkways then add salt to keep them from getting slippery.  (Learn More)

Winter Camp Instructor

In the winter, you can become a teenage winter camp instructor. This job is especially good for 19-year-olds that love working with kids and that love winter weather. You’ll be responsible for planning the camp out with lots of fun winter activities, then make sure all of the kids are able to enjoy the activities while staying safe throughout the week or weekend of camp.  (Learn More)

Winter Clothes Creator

If you have sewing, knitting, or other similar skills, you can make money as a teenage winter clothes creator. Once you have created your sweaters or other winter accessories, you’ll need to find people to sell them to. As long as you make quality clothes that people love, you’ll be able to sell a lot whether people use them for themselves or give them as gifts for the holidays.  (Learn More)

Zoo Assistant

Working as a teenage zoo assistant is a great job for 19-year-olds that want an interesting job. You will be responsible for following the directions of the zoo vets and zookeepers, and could find yourself taking care of animals that are sick or injured, keeping enclosures and zoo grounds cleaned, telling visitors about the animals, or selling concessions or souvenirs in the gift shop.  (Learn More)

Jobs For 19 Year Olds That Pay Well

If you're trying to find the best job for 19 year olds that pays well, there are a few different directions you could choose.

Generally speaking, most of the entrepreneurial types of jobs and freelance jobs listed in the "Online Jobs" area are the highest paying.  However, these jobs are also the ones that take the longest to make a lot of money in.  

In order to be really successful in any of these types of positions, you'll need to spend quite a bit of time working really hard and you'll likely earn little income.   However, after 6-12 months of hard work, it's very possible that you'll make quite a bit of income each month.

We recommend the following jobs if you're looking to make a lot of money over time:

If you're looking to make money more quickly than that, we recommend that you look in this section to find jobs near you.  

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