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Outdoor Maintenance Jobs


Making Money Survey Results - Outdoor Maintenance Jobs


Looking for ways to make money? Check out the latest list from Kid's Money parents and kids. Select an item and see how much you can make as well as how to get started and become successful.

(Kids - Always remember to talk with your parents before you pursue these or any other money-making ideas.)

Shovel Snow
Mow Lawns
Rake Leaves
Wash Cars

Note: Ages For Rates And Tips Are Shown In Parenthesis.



Activity: Shovel Snow
Earnings:
  • $5.00 To $10.00 (Depending On The Size Of The Yard) (10+)
  • $3.00 Per House (9+)
Age:
9+, 10+
Tips On Getting Started:
  • Try shoveling with a friend. Go to peoples houses you know (10+).
  • Go around your neighborhood and offer to shovel sidewalks for $3.00. Make sure you do a good job and that you don't forget any spots because they might not ask you back again. Be polite and even if they don't ask you to shovel say thank you because next time they may ask you because you were polite (9+)!
Tips For Success:
  • Don't take jobs you can't handle (10+)!
  • Be polite. Bring your own supplies. Wear warm clothes because you'll get cold (9+).
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Activity: Mow Lawns
Earnings:
  • $25.00 Per Yard (Depending on Size of Yard) (12)
  • $20.00 Per Lawn (13)(2)
  • $20.00 Per Lawn (12)
  • $20.00 Per Job (10)
  • $15.00 Per Week (11 And Up)
  • $10.00 Per Yard (12-15), (10-15)
  • $10.00 Per Yard (8-14)
  • $10.00 Per Lawn (13)(2)
  • $10.00 Per Lawn (12)
  • $10.00 Per Yard (12)
  • $10.00 Per Lawn (10)
  • $10.00 Per Lawn (7-60)
  • $8.00 - $10.00 Per Yard (8 And Up)
  • $6.00 Per Lawn (Any Age)
  • $5.00 - $15.00 Per Lawn (12)
  • $5.00 Per Yard (13-15)
  • $5.00 Per Yard (13)
  • $5.00 Per Yard (11)
  • $5.00 Per Lawn (7)
  • $5.00 Per Lawn
  • $3.00 Per Lawn (11)
  • $10.00 Per Half Hour (13)
  • $10.00 Per Hour (12)
  • $5.00 Per 30 Minutes (10+)
  • $7.00 Per Hour (12)
  • $5.00 (Canadian) Per Hour (14)
  • $3.00 Per Hour (12)
  • $4.00 Per 2 Hours (13-16)
Age:
7, 7-60, 8-14, 8 And Up, 10, 10-15, 11, 11 And Up, 12(7), 12-15, 13-16, 13, 14, Any Age
Tips On Getting Started:
  • Mower, Blower, Edger, Weedeater (12).
  • Mow neighbors first, then grow (12-15).
  • Brainstorm for your ideas for fliers then print out at least 30-50 of them and put your phone, address and other things so they can contact you (10-15)!!!!
  • Around neighborhood (14).
  • Put up signs, tell friends to tell parents, etc (12).
  • Just do it and have fun (10+).
  • Make business cards and put up a web site (13-16).
  • Ask parents if you can mow the grass (13-15).
  • Be consistent, work hard and give it your best (13).
  • Lawn mover, rakes (10).
  • You need two people, some customers and the right tools (13).
  • By getting a lawnmower then trying to find lawns to mow.
  • Have a mower and a couple of people you know (12).
  • Start with one and try to let your neighbors see you cutting (8-14).
  • Have your Dad teach you how to mow (10).
  • Put a sign in your yard telling people who you are, what you do and how much you charge. Post your sign also at the grocery stores and other businesses (8 And Up).
  • Lower the blade (7-60).
  • Ask people that are older or start at a lower price, do good and start raising your price.
  • Start with the biggest part of the yard first, then work your way to the smallest part (11 And Up).
  • Go from house to house asking people if they want yard work done (12).
  • Borrow parents lawn mower and rake (12).
  • Ask people (7).
  • Walk around the neighborhood asking for jobs to mow their yards (13).
Tips For Success:
  • Be Courteous (12).
  • Neat jobs do best (12-15).
  • Consistency in work (14).
  • Do a very good job (12).
  • When he / she says good job or you did so good, they will pay you extra (10+).
  • Be kind and be very generous (13-16).
  • Charge 2.00 - 3.00 dollars and as your business grows, charge more money like 4.00 - 6.00 dollars (13-15).
  • Be very nice and dress nicely and don't act like you are stupid and don't overcharge or u won't get a customer (13).
  • Work hard (10).
  • Be kind (13).
  • Going in straight lines so you don't miss a spot of grass.
  • Do the best job you can do, because I mowed lawns and if you do a better job than expected you might get more money than you asked for (12).
  • Take your time and never start hungry or thirsty (8-14).
  • Go slow and think about money (10).
  • Don't forget the money when u leave (7-60).
  • Go to rich neighborhoods and go to as many houses as possible (12).
  • Make up flyers (12).
  • Make sure you do a good job and ask them if they want you to come back (13).
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Activity: Rake Leaves
Earnings:
$2.00 Per Hour (9)
$10.00 Per Half Hour (13)

Age:
9, 13
Tips On Getting Started:
Be consistent, work hard and give it your best (13).
Tips For Success:
Be very nice and dress nicely and don't act like you are stupid and don't overcharge or u won't get a customer (13).
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Activity: Wash Cars
Earnings:
  • $11.00 Per Week (10)
  • 5 Pounds (English) Per Car
  • 4 Rand (South African) Per Car (10)
  • 2 Pounds (Irish) Per Car (9)
  • $5.00 (Canadian) Per 30 Minutes (10+)
  • $5.00 (Canadian) Per Car (13), (8 and Up)
  • $5.00 Per Car (10-15)
  • $4.50 Per Car (8 Up)
  • $3.75 Per Car (10 and Up)
Age:
8 and up (2), 9, 10 (2), 10+, 10 and up, 10-15, 13
Tips On Getting Started:
  • Go around house to house and knock on door (8 Up).
  • Make a sign. Get water (10-15).
  • Buy different size brushes, car soap, window cleaner and have a hose nearby (10 and up).
  • Start small (10).
  • Get started by asking you Mum does she have any old sponges you could use or buy some (9).
  • Just get some soap and some rags and find some customers and you're all set (8 and up).
  • Make signs (13).
  • Just gotta wash (10+).
Tips For Success:
  • Wash a lot of cars (8 up).
  • Have fun (10-15).
  • Start a schedule like every Sunday, Monday night or weekend. Then, more people will come (10 and up).
  • Do a very good job and you might get paid more (9).
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