Five convenient, low-stress positions

City says 7,000 summer jobs are available for Boston youth ages 14 to 18

Bccc Jobs Corner

9-5 can be somewhat stressful in today’s rat race. However, plenty of comfortable jobs will make you feel like you’re actually retired. Here are just a few of them, according to

Travel writer

For those with a travel bug, this job will allow you to make money by exploring the world. Freelancers can set their own hours and write as little or as much as they please.

Walker dog

Lots of people need help with their furry friends, especially if they haven’t been home all day. Walking the dog can earn you $20 to $30 per 30 minutes, and sometimes as much as $60 an hour. Plus, you can spend some time outside!

Freelance web developer

If you have computer skills, this job can save you a decent amount of money. Some companies may look for freelance translators or contractors to build their websites. This position can be remote and pays approximately $37.65 an hour.

independent reader

There are many writers who need an extra set of eyes to look through their manuscripts. Publishers often hire readers to review books, so they can decide if a project is worth pursuing.

Salon or spa receptionist

This position will allow guests and clients to be in a comfortable environment. The reception staff is also responsible for scheduling appointments. Often, you can have a lot of downtime.

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CNBC talks about the least stressful jobs in America.

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