Play to Work
The U.S. economy lost 140,000 jobs in December alone, with the pandemic having boosted the unemployment rate to 6.7% over the last year. But even if you do have a job, you may not be happy about it. If your pay is stagnating and you're foundering in a job you need instead of excelling at a job you love, one of your beloved leisure activities could turn into the career of your dreams. The following are examples of hobbies that could become careers with just some time, education, and dedication. Wages and some other information are provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics — and it's worth noting that some of these jobs actually slipped backward in average pay over the past year.