Part-time retirement jobs that pay $15 per hour or more

Getting a part-time job during retirement doesn't mean you have to settle for low wages

Retiring doesn’t mean you have to completely give up work. You can pursue rewarding part-time jobs in your areas of expertise or try something new if it makes you happy – so long as money is no object.

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And with 55 percent of American workers saying they intend to work during their retirement, according to a recent study from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, you might as well look into part-time jobs that are worth spending your golden years on.

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Here are 10 positions that have pay rates that are $15 per hour or more on average, according to Indeed.

10. Marketing Assistant

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National Average: $15.02 per hour.

Have experience working on marketing campaigns? You can get back into the business by helping brands research and develop sales strategies.

9. Career Coach

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National Average: $15.85 per hour.

If you’ve led a successful career or have been known to give great work-related advice, whether it be resume writing or interview tips, being a one-on-one career coach could be a fulfilling job.

8. Data Specialist

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National Average: $17.80 per hour.

Being a data specialist takes a little tech-savviness, but it’s a role that can be done remotely if you have the correct computer systems for upkeeping a database.

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7. Bookkeeper

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National Average: $17.97 per hour.

To be a bookkeeper, you’ll be responsible for collecting and reconciling accounts, process payroll, update notes and similar clerical tasks.

6. English Teacher

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National Average: $18.91 per hour.

Teaching English as a second language online is an extremely flexible job that pays well and can be done in the comforts of your own home. A teaching certification such as a TEFL is usually required, though it depends on the platform and country you’re operating in.

5. Recruiting Coordinator

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National Average: $19.16 per hour.

If you have an eye for talent, you can be an asset to a workplace by being a recruiting coordinator. Duties may include sourcing and assessing candidates, screening resumes, conducting interviews and so on.

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4. Copy Editor

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National Average: $20.84 per hour.

Brands are constantly looking for editors who can go over their copy with a fine-tooth comb and ensure sentences are clear and correct. And some employers are open to making this role a remote opportunity.

3. Contract Consultant

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National Average: $48.89 per hour.

Be your own boss and provide professional advice to business clients who need it and have the money to pay you for your expertise.

2. Travel Agent

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National Average: $43,469 annual salary.

If you have a knack for arranging itineraries and excursions at a reasonable price, being a travel agent might be the right move.

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1. Instructional Designer

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National Average: $62,354 annual salary.

Masters of a craft can make big bucks developing curriculums as an instructional designer. It's a role where experience really pays off.