7 jobs where graduates can earn some serious commission

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

Commission is used to directly reward individual achievement, and can boost or even double an original starting salary.

We’ve picked out seven places where grads can start earning extra from the very beginning – take a look below...


1. Spencer Ogden - Trainee Recruitment Consultant 

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £22,500
  • When to apply: ASAP


If you're looking for a financially rewarding career, look no further than this role with Spencer Ogden. Launching your Recruitment career with them you'll be provided with all the tools and training you need to take control of your success and your earnings. With an industry-leading commission scheme, ambitious and passionate graduates will go far here.


Join Invasion Camp Group as a Sales Executive and if you go the extra mile and meet your KPIs you will be earning big money in no time at all. Invasion are looking for a graduate who's goal driven, confident and who'll easily develop lasting relationships with external partners. Sound like you? Apply now. 



Whether you want a side hustle or you're just a university student after some extra cash, you can earn money with 20cogs for a simple price. All you have to do is complete 20 simple tasks before cashing out your reward money. What's better is you can start immediately and work from the comfort of your own home. Who could say no to that?


Maclean Moore recognise hard work and high achievers, which is why you can expect on-target earnings of up to £50k in your first year when you join them as a Graduate Recruitment Consultant. You'll be responsible for headhunting and interviewing candidates for a range of international clients in the Banking, Media and Technology sectors. If you're ambitious and driven, click the link below.


With a base salary of between £28,000 and £35,000 depending on your experience, and on-target earnings of a whopping £42k, this role is perfect for money-motivated graduates. You'll be delivering new leads in the German market so being fluent in the language is essential. Don't miss this opportunity to launch your career at this young, diverse company. 


The opportunities for progression at Regent Property are aplenty so it's essential you have a strong interest in pursuing a long-term property career. As a Lettings Negotiator you'll deal with your own portfolio (which includes some of the most desirable high-end properties across London), qualifying new applicants, liaising with landlords, negotiating offers, completing viewings and more. And of course, there's lots of potential to earn substantial commission too. 


Listen to this: £40k earnings in your first year, £55-65k in year two and a extremely generous £80-100k from then on - it doesn't get much better than that. Join award-winning recruitment company G2V on this graduate programme and the only way will be up. Prepare for fast progression which could see you becoming a Team Leader within three years.