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$5,600 per job: The top 10 side hustles revealed

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Looking for a side hustle? Skills in Web 3.0 are in high demand. (Source: Getty)

Thinking about starting a side hustle or branching out on your own?

If you have expertise in NFTs, Shopify development or YouTube editing, you have one of the top three skills small businesses desperately need.

These skill sets also happen to be some of the most lucrative on the freelancer market, according to new research from Fiverr.

Experts in NFTs can expect to make anywhere between $700-$2,100 per project, Shopify developers can expect to make between $1,000-$4,200 per project and YouTube editors between $335 and $840.

Super-niche skills attract the biggest earnings, with blockchain developers taking home as much as $5,620 per job and 3D animators around $4,900 at the upper limit.

Here are the most sought-after skills on the freelancing platform:

  • NFT - 1,164 per cent growth; earning range per project - $700-$2,100

  • Shopify developer - 100 per cent growth; earning range per project - $1,000-$4,200

  • YouTube editor - 96 per cent growth; earning range per project - $335-$840

  • Blockchain Developer - 63 per cent growth; earning range per project - $1,000- $5,620

  • 3D Animation - 57 per cent growth; earning range per project - $1,300- $4,900

  • Facebook ads manager - 51 per cent growth; earning range per project - $700- $3,300

  • Voice over skills - 45 per cent growth; earning range per project - $150-$700

  • Influencer - 42 per cent growth; earning range per project - $125-$1,000

  • Personal assistant - 35 per cent growth; earning range per project - $67 - $35

  • Website copywriting - 16 per cent growth; earning range per project - $160-$680

The rise of Web 3.0

Entrepreneurial types are making big money in the Web 3.0 space.

One man from Brisbane, Jake Robinson, managed to make $56,000 in just four months leveraging his experience in the world of NFTs and user experience.

And that’s just in his spare time - he still has a full-time job.

Aussies are driving this trend in Web 3.0 services, with four in five Australian freelancers already earning income by selling NFTs and related services.

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