Here are the 8 best work-from-home jobs (that pay well)
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.
Do online jobs really pay?
Contrary to popular belief, remote workers generally earn 7.5% more than office workers, depending on the industry.
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:
Advertising and marketing
Architecture and engineering
Accounting and finance
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
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
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.
Average salary: $34k–$65k
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
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
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
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
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
Ready to start your job search?
Have a look at the remote job listings that are currently available on our job board.
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