FlexJobs Identifies 13 High-Paying, Professional Part-Time Jobs

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Full-time schedules are not a requirement for high-paying positions

“There are a number of extremely valid reasons that workers seek out part-time employment, such as taking care of young children, health issues, caregiving for a parent, phasing into retirement, or simply seeking a better work-life balance,” said Sara Sutton Fell, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs

According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, part-time workers comprise about 17% of the total U.S. workforce, the majority of whom are working part-time for non-economic reasons (which means their part-time schedule isn’t because they can’t find a full-time job or because business conditions make it impossible to work full-time hours). To demonstrate the variety of high-paying and professional jobs that don’t require a full-time schedule, FlexJobs has identified thirteen high-level jobs with part-time schedules for experienced candidates to consider. A “part-time” job refers to a job requiring fewer than 35 hours of work per week.

“There are a number of extremely valid reasons that workers seek out part-time employment, such as taking care of young children, health issues, caregiving for a parent, phasing into retirement, or simply seeking a better work-life balance for all of the normal chaos many of us juggle,” said Sara Sutton Fell, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “In fact, in one of our recent surveys of more than 5,000 workers, more people reported being interested in a part-time schedule (46%) than being interested in freelance work (39%). In the past 10 years, we’ve seen a significant growth in the depth and variety of opportunities for professional part-time jobs at the higher career levels, despite the misconception that part-time positions can’t be available at the senior manager or C-suite level. This is a welcome shift, as part-time work has the advantage of providing professionals with the ability to maintain their skills and industry knowledge without vastly decreasing their income or committing to a full-time schedule,” Sutton Fell concluded.

Each of the 13 jobs on this list meets the following criteria:

-The job is a part-time position, requiring less than 35 hours per week
-The job is professional-level, requiring advanced experience and education
-The job’s pay rates at least $50 per hour, which, in a full-time role, would equate to at least $104,000 annually. Rates below are according to the high end of Payscale’s hourly scale.
-All jobs were actively hiring as of November 13, 2017

1. Attorney
Pay Rate: $258.16/hr
Description: Part-time opportunity. Duties include interviewing individuals seeking legal help, providing advice & representation, conducting legal outreach in the community, and ensuring the timely submission of reports.

2. Psychiatrist
Pay Rate: $199.25/hr
Description: Freelance, part-time opportunity working Mondays & Tuesdays. Will be responsible for assessing, diagnosing, & treating various mental health conditions, preparing detailed written psychiatric reports, and creating & maintaining patient records.

3. Vice President, Medical Affairs
Pay Rate: $135.93/hr
Description: Develop strategies that are aligned with the organization's vision and values. Will provide oversight for clinical and medical areas. Oversee development of policies. Doctor of Medicine will be required. This is a part-time role. 20 hours a week.

4. Physician
Pay Rate: $135.04/hr
Description: Part-time role with occasional travel and weekend hours. Will be responsible for providing acute, preventive, and episodic care for patients. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of medicine with 3+ years' clinical experience.

5. Associate Dentist
Pay Rate: $96.96/hr
Description: Dentist needed for a part-time opportunity. Will be responsible for providing dental care for children. Must have a DDS or DMD degree from a dental education program and a current license to practice.

6. Periodontist
Pay Rate: $85.00/hr
Description: Will work a part-time schedule to deliver periodontic care with technological devices. Applicants must have a DMD or DDS from an accredited school, active license, and certificate demonstrating completion of residency.

7. Interim Chief Financial Officer
Pay Rate: $82.25/hr
Description: Freelance, temporary position with part-time hours. Duties include assisting with year-end close duties, preparing for end-of year audit, preparing cash flow projections, and managing the billing process. Master's preferred.

8. Senior System Engineer
Pay Rate: $81.99/hr
Description: Part-time position. Will be responsible for providing operational support for TRIREME systems. Must have a bachelor's degree in engineering or a similar area and a minimum of 5 years of systems engineering experience.

9. Senior Application Developer
Pay Rate: $76.96/hr
Description: Focus on development, design and deployment of microservice-based solutions and enable epidemiological data and lab sources. Part-time job with travel. Must be local to Atlanta. Some remote work is allowed.

10. UX-UI Designer
Pay Rate: $70.71/hr
Description: UI/UX designer needed for a part-time position responsible for generating ideas, developing designs, resolving issues, and overseeing the design lifecycle. Relevant BA/BS, five+ years' design experience, professional portfolio required.

11. Physician Assistant
Pay Rate: $70.66/hr
Description: Physician Assistant is needed for a part-time opportunity. Candidate will provide care to adolescent and young adult females. Must provide comprehensive gynecologic and reproductive health care. Current PA license required.

12. Pharmacist
Pay Rate: $65.98/hr
Description: Part-time opportunity. Will be responsible for evaluating & monitoring drug therapy related to total needs of home care patients, coordinating & facilitating new referrals, and reviewing, receiving, & verifying all new patient orders.

13. Senior Director of Marketing Science & Analytics
Pay Rate: $63.00/hr
Description: Will work on running various types of cluster analyses, developing innovated approaches to research questions, and creating and implementing novel experiments. PhD preferred. Full and part-time schedule options. Remote with up to 40% travel.

In October, FlexJobs also identified the top 20 companies hiring the most part-time, work-from-home employees. Companies such as Kaplan, Sutherland, and Appen were among the companies featured.

For more information visit: https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/high-paying-part-time-jobs/

To request additional information, please contact Kathy Gardner at kgardner@flexjobs.com.

About FlexJobs
FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. With flexible job listings in over 50 career categories, and opportunities ranging from entry-level to executive and freelance to full-time, FlexJobs offers job seekers a safe, easy, and efficient way to find professional and legitimate flexible job listings. Having helped over two million people in their job searches, FlexJobs has appeared on CNN and Marketplace Money and in TIME, Forbes, Fortune, and hundreds of other trusted media outlets. FlexJobs' Founder & CEO Sara Sutton Fell has also launched two additional partner sites, Remote.co and 1 Million for Work Flexibility, to help provide education and awareness about the viability and benefits of remote working and work flexibility. Sutton Fell is also the creator of The TRaD* Works Forum (*Telecommuting, Remote, & Distributed), dedicated to helping companies leverage the benefits of telecommuting, remote and distributed teams.

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