Here are the 8 best work-from-home jobs (that pay well)

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Remote work is here to stay. In fact, 46% of companies are planning to permanently offer remote work moving forward.

As the digital age progresses, more online job opportunities in various industries are becoming available to workers both with and without experience.

But, what are the best work-from-home jobs? Where can you find these jobs without getting caught up in a scam? And, most importantly, do they pay well?

This article will cover the eight best work-from-home jobs for people with some experience in their industry. We'll also make your job search easier by showing you our most recent job listings for these positions.

What kind of work can you do from home?

The internet age makes it possible for job seekers in various occupations to become remote workers. As long as you have a stable internet connection, these work-from-home opportunities can be done on a full-time, part-time, or freelance basis. You can have an impressive job title and earn a competitive salary without ever leaving your home.

Plus, there will continue to be more work-from-home job openings as remote work opportunities could double permanently in the next five years.

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Do online jobs really pay?

Contrary to popular belief, remote workers generally earn 7.5% more than office workers, depending on the industry.

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You can make money on an annual or time-work basis when doing remote work.

The highest-paid remote work occupations are in the following industries:

  • Technology

  • Advertising and marketing

  • Sales

  • Architecture and engineering

  • Accounting and finance

  • Human resources

8 best work-from-home jobs

Let’s take a look at the eight best remote jobs that you can consider doing.

1. Personal trainer

Personal trainers are responsible for creating exercise plans, constructing meal plans, coaching clients, and helping clients reach their overall fitness goals.

They work with clients via video calls (using software such as Zoom) and evaluate their progress during each video session.

Qualifications required: The training and education required for personal trainers vary. However, people prefer working with trainers who have relevant certification.

Annual salary: $24k–$72k

Find remote personal trainer jobs on Jobcase.

2. Social media manager

Social media managers are responsible for monitoring, executing, and measuring the social media presence of a particular company or numerous companies.

Depending on whether they work for startups, small businesses, or larger businesses, they may have co-workers who do the designing and writing for them. Others may need to do the design work, copywriting, and proofreading themselves.

Qualifications required: Many employers prefer candidates that have a bachelor’s degree and some previous experience. A well-rounded LinkedIn profile will also help the candidate stand out.

Annual salary: $35k–$80k

Find remote social media manager jobs on Jobcase.

3. Graphic designer

Graphic designers are responsible for creating aesthetically pleasing graphics that are generally used in marketing material. They have to conceptualize, design, and determine the size and arrangement of visuals.

Qualifications required: A degree is often not necessary; however, skills in Adobe Suite or other relevant design software are required.

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Average salary: $34k–$65k

Find remote graphic design jobs on Jobcase.

4. Medical biller

Medical billers are responsible for calculating and collecting payments for medical services and procedures. Similar to a bookkeeper, they’re also responsible for preparing invoices, doing client data entry, and creating payment plans.

Qualifications required: A degree in business administration, bookkeeping, healthcare administration, or accounting is typically preferred.

Average salary: $30k–$58k

Find remote medical biller jobs on Jobcase.

5. Web developer/software developer

Web and software developers are responsible for building and designing websites or software for companies according to their specifications.

They can be general developers or specialize in a specific industry, such as e-commerce websites or software. They often work with a tester to make sure the final product runs quickly and can adequately handle search engine traffic.

Qualifications required: No degree is necessary — however, certifications in math or science are useful. Web or software developers will need to have some technical skills surrounding software.

Average salary: $41k–$89k

Find remote web developer jobs on Jobcase.

6. Real estate agent

Real estate agents are responsible for helping clients buy, sell, or rent properties. They qualify buyers, show them suitable properties, and help them make offers.

Qualifications required: Real estate agents need to complete several hours of real estate training or college courses, as well as pass a licensing exam.

Average salary: $22k–$147k

Find remote real estate agent jobs on Jobcase.

7. Marriage/family therapist

Marriage and family therapists are responsible for guiding people through a marriage or family crisis by helping them talk through their emotions and adjust to difficult situations. They can meet clients in person or through video conferencing.

One of the main perks of being a marriage and family therapist is that they can have a private practice and work from their home office. They can also hire a virtual assistant to help them run their practice.

Employment of marriage and family therapists is predicted to grow by a massive 22% from 2019–2029.

Qualifications required: These workers need a master’s degree in therapy and a license to practice. Therapists also need to have good communication skills.

Average salary: $38k–$78k

Find remote marriage/family therapist jobs on Jobcase.

8. Health insurance sales agent

Health insurance sales agents are responsible for selling health insurance policies to potential customers. They help people select the most appropriate policies for health according to each client’s needs.

Prior to the pandemic, these sales agents mainly worked in call centers. Now, they’re able to do their work at home.

Qualifications required: Most employers only require agents to have a high school diploma.

Average salary: $25k–$62k

Find remote health insurance agent jobs on Jobcase.

Now that you’ve seen the eight best work-from-home jobs, you can write your resume, look at available job postings, and start applying for a new work from home job.

Have a look at the remote job listings that are currently available on our job board.

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Only looking for jobs in Granbury texas

I’m interested in doing data entry from home. I’m very fast also have an Associates Degree

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Daniel Fresconi
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Folks as stated this is an article regarding opportunities/fields. You can further check the links This is not a job post. Hope this helps. All the best!

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Tisha Berry
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Data Entry position

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I am interested in data entry from home.

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Sangeeta Prasad
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Thank. I am interested in data entry.

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Seasoned Administrative Assistant looking for full time position.

I’d like to know how the people who commented “I’m interested in _____.” think they are going to get that job. NOWHERE in the post does it say to comment and they will contact you. YOU have to do the work. YOU have to find the jobs and apply yourself. This was just a resource to let you know what types of jobs are out there. Smh

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Javier Perez
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So, how do people apply?

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I am interested in the ii

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Ugochi Ofoha
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Thanks for this info. I am interested in the remote data entry position.

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I am interested in remote Human Resources. Please let me know the next steps to take. Thank you.

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