While the college level has been the biggest growth area for distance learning jobs, the number of online K-12 jobs is expanding as school districts offer more remote services to students. Certified K-12 teachers and others with teaching experience at elementary, middle school and high school levels can find online jobs in a variety of companies. Most jobs listed below are online tutoring or teaching, but some of the K-12 jobs here are in instructional design and test writing, scoring and reviewing.
Working as an “online tutor” can mean a number of different things. Many online tutoring positions require teaching certification and experience in a classroom, but some positions only ask for a four-year degree and knowledge of the subject matter, and a few don’t even require a college degree.
As higher education institutions continue to make distance learning a part of their long-term strategies, the need for online teachers–and other non-teaching, education positions such as instructional designers–is expanding rapidly. However, the growth in the online education industry is not limited to colleges and universities. K-12 and high school level jobs for online teachers and tutors are exploding, as is businesses’ need for educational professionals in creating online training materials and courses.
The overall outlook for work-at-home physician jobs isn’t as good as some other medical jobs from home. The education, experience, and mindset required to become a physician mean that the pay scale and responsibility level of many work-at-home jobs simply aren’t enough. Many physicians who choose to work at home do so for personal life-balance reasons and work in part-time positions.
Search engine evaluation is a lucrative way to earn money from home, but it is not easy to get a foothold in this business. Projects usually involve examining and analyzing advertising content, images, and text and then reporting in writing on specific aspects of the ads.
The dream of many exhausted professionals is to keep the paycheck and career advancement but lose the expensive and tiresome commute. Prior to 2020, more than 20% of workers employed by someone else worked nearly half their daily hours from home.
As the service sector in the United States (and many other countries) grows, more businesses need workers with customer service skills. Many of them outsource their customer service jobs to large companies that specialize in finding workers for these positions. At the same, the explosive growth of the Internet and communication apps has made remote, work-from-home jobs more common.
For many mothers, especially those with young children, working from home can be the best way to balance your family’s need for your income with your desire to spend more time with your children. It also allows you to avoid paying the high cost of childcare.
Virtual call centers are work-at-home jobs in which individuals are hired as employees or work as an independent contractor to provide telephone, chat, customer service, or tech support services from their own home offices.