As of 2014, 12-year-olds can earn money with jobs such as babysitting, dog walking and pet sitting. Other jobs that kids can do to earn money include mowing lawns, doing yard work and getting a paper route. More » Business & Finance Careers

Federal law restricts children under the age of 14 from working in non-agricultural occupations covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. States sometimes impose additional child... More » Government & Politics Law Legal Ages

A 12-year-old can work on farms with parental consent, deliver newspapers, perform in movies, television or radio, and work for parents in a nonmanufacturing and nonhazardous family business. The minimum age for a job in... More » Government & Politics Law Legal Ages
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