The best jobs for minors include landscaping, animal caretaking, tutoring and restaurant work, according to About.com. Ideal jobs allow teens to balance work with other areas of their lives, states MoneyCrashers.com
Other top jobs for minors include babysitting, grocery store work, pizza delivery, movie-theater work and being a camp counselor. Babysitting work tends to pay well per hour, especially if a sitter is certified in CPR, and babysitters have the ability to establish their own pay rates. Tutors can also set their own rates. Working in animal shelters can be fun for those who love animals, although it may include tasks, such as cleaning out cages, that some people find unpleasant.