The five most in-demand job profiles and their payouts. Details here

While the corporate world is sharply divided on the issue of moonlighting, the debate over duplication refuses to die down. The biggest IT companies, including Wipro and Infosys, admitted that employees who worked for other companies had been fired.

Moonlighting is a new term for many people. Here’s everything you need to know about moonlighting and why it’s a hot topic of debate in the corporate world, especially in IT companies.

Moonlighting refers to a situation in which an employee takes a second job or secondary job apart from the main job in a company.

Take a look at the five most in-demand job profiles for moonlighting and the income that can be generated from it:

digital marketing

In an age where the web and social media take center stage, digital marketing is one of the essential tools for businesses to connect with their target audiences. Companies are looking to exploit this new medium to increase their revenues. This is the reason why, in recent years, digital marketing professionals are in high demand, which provides moonlighting opportunities for many people who are looking for a side income in addition to their regular job.

Earning potential

It depends on the intensity of the marketing campaign you are undertaking. A one-time involvement can earn you 20,000 to 25,000 rupees per marketing campaign. If it is a recurring commitment, you can expect Rs 40,000-50,000 per month.

Online course

Online lessons have become very popular these days and the pandemic has also played a big role in people seeking the help of an online tutor to teach their children. The coaching business has become a big money-maker for academics and communicators. Corporate trainers are also in high demand.

Earning potential

An online tutor can earn around Rs 2,000-3,000 per course, while corporate trainers can earn up to Rs 5,000-10,000 per session.

Web design and site maintenance

Businesses, entrepreneurs, and even individuals today have their own web presence. This has led to a huge demand for web designers and maintainers. So, if you are a skilled web designer, you definitely have the opportunity to moonlight and earn a handsome side income.

Earning potential

On average, a web designer who designs 4-5 pages can earn Rs 20,000-25,000. The extra advanced design can fetch Rs 1-1.2 lakh. Website maintenance and updates earn an additional commission.

Data analysis

Someone who has knowledge of statistics and a good command of Excel is always in high demand. Companies are looking for people with this delicate knowledge.

Earning potential

One can earn up to Rs 10,000-12,000 for a business that requires 8-10 hours of data analysis work.

Content writing

If you can write clearly and concisely, there is a huge alternative ready for you. Companies are even looking for people who can write articles on thought management for their promoters and senior managers.

Earning potential

Income largely depends on the level of writing. Some portals pay per word while others pay per article. Good high-quality, technical content can earn Rs 5-10 per word. Thought management articles can fetch Rs 20,000-25,000 per article.

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