There was a time when working from home was a pipe dream. Thanks to technology and creativity, there’s been a surge of jobs you can successfully do from home. Why would you want to work from home? Perhaps you want a more flexible schedule to give more attention to your real estate investments, or maybe you want to save money on childcare. Whatever the reason may be, the good news is that these days it’s easier than ever to accomplish working from the comfort of your own home.
Whether that’s working remotely for a company or starting your own business, there’s no shortage of work-at-home opportunities. Here are 50 work from home jobs that most make above the average American salary.
Believe it or not, you don’t have to be a CPA to start bookkeeping. Just sign-up for a bookkeeping course at a community college or even online. Once completed you can start making a start earning. The median salary is $34,000. There are some stay at home bookkeepers I’ve talked with making upwards of $70,000.
If you have experience and knowledge in a specific area, then share it with others. For example, if you’re an accountant or lawyer, then you can provide advice to small businesses for a pretty penny. You could also consult businesses on how to use a new software program or how to become more environmentally-friendly.
3. Customer Service Representative
Do you possess excellent communication skills? Do you also have a landline and reliable internet? Then you can earn between $8-$15 per hour as a customer service rep.
4. Ecommerce Store Owner
There are five types of eCommerce business models; dropshipping, wholesaling, manufacturing, white-labeling, and subscription. And, thanks to sites like Shopify, Magento, or WooCommerce, you can quickly launch your own ecommerce store.
Blogging is inexpensive and easy to start. It could be as simple as you just writing about your favorite music or food. Eventually, this hobby can start generating some money for you.
Just keep in mind that you need to pay patient when it comes to cashing-in on your blog.
6. Data Entry
Inputting data for businesses isn’t the most of exciting of jobs. However, you don’t need any previous experience and you can start at $10 per hour.
7. Editing and Proofreading
Companies like Book in a Box pay $20 per hour to editors, book jacket designers, and proofreaders.
8. Grant Writer
Universities, hospitals, and nonprofits are organizations that need to apply for grant money. Since these can be difficult to write, they turn to talented grant writers. As a grant writer you can make between $40,300 to $67,000 per year..
9. Event Planner
Whether if it’s planning a wedding, birthday party, or corporate event, people are looking for organized individuals to do most of the event planning for them.
10. Handmade Crafter
Do you make handmade products like jewelry or furniture? If so, set up an Etsy shop and start selling your handmade crafts online.
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