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Looking for your dream job may feel like a full-time gig in itself, but don't let that old cliché stop you from raking in the dough in the meantime.

While it’s hard to find the time to fit it all in when you’re looking for a job, especially as a recent college graduate, part-time side jobs that allow you to work remotely can help you stay afloat financially and even keep your talents up to snuff while you search for something else.

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"Working part-time from home lets you earn income, gain experience, and still find time to focus on a strategic search for a full-time role," Brie Reynolds, senior career specialist at FlexJobs, tells Business Insider. "It also helps you save money by not having to spend any on commuting, buying and cleaning professional dress clothes, or lunches or coffees out every day."

To find some of the best opportunities out there to tide you over, we asked FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, to scour its site for some of the highest-paying side gigs recent grads can do while they look for a full-time job.

The following jobs offer part-time schedules ranging from five to 35 hours per week and allow a person to work mostly or completely from home. Each pays more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, and in some cases, much more, according to median pay rate information from PayScale or the job posting on FlexJobs.

Finally, these jobs all require the skills a recent college graduate is likely to possess: