Some seasonal jobs available during the summer include positions as golf caddies, babysitters, housekeepers and waitstaff at resort hotels, as well as pharmacy assistants and non-medical assistants. These are among the best-paying summer positions available without a college degree. The demand for all these jobs increase in the summer.
Golf caddies are among the best paid summer jobs, especially on busy weekends, since they're paid two fees per round when carrying the bags for two golfers. Additionally, the players commonly tip the caddies. Babysitters are also in high demand in the summer while kids are out of school. Sitters charge different fees depending on the number of children they care for and whether there are other duties involved such as coordinating play dates with other sitters. Depending on their locations, many resorts count the summer as their busiest season and hire extra staff for their restaurant and housekeeping staffs. These staff also receive tips as part of their compensation.
Pharmacy associate position simply require that the applicant be 16; the job requires helping in all the day-to-day operations of the pharmacy. Non-medical assistants, also known as home health aides or companions, handle duties requiring anything from grocery shopping to keeping an ill or elderly person company.