Most people dream of working from home, sipping coffee and relaxing in their pajamas while they earn a decent salary. This dream has become a reality for many professionals, however. What types of jobs offer such a luxury? The top 15 paying work-from-home jobs are listed below.
1. Physicians and radiologists
It’s probably no surprise that medical professionals make the top of the list. As hospitals and medical offices implement electronic copies of x-rays and medical charts, these doctors have greater flexibility in their practice and can work from home if they like, so long as a computer is handy.
2. Computer software engineers
The portability of the computer and the widespread availability of Wi-Fi internet allows these computer professionals to work from virtually anywhere, whether it’s their living room or the local Starbucks.
Earnings: $80, 548
3. Financial Planners
This group of professionals teaches people how to manage their personal wealth, as well as maximize their assets. Such tasks can be performed from home, and do not require one to have a separate office.
4. Postsecondary Teachers
These instructors teach students who have already completed high school. Because so many classes are offered online, many make a full-time job out of teaching online.
5. Market and Survey Researchers
These researchers collect data and analyze it through the use of online surveys and similar mediums.
6. Registered Nurses
Just as many doctors are able to work from home, many registered nurses are able to obtain case management jobs that allow them greater flexibility.
7. Tax Preparers
This group prepares tax filings for clients using documentation provided to them by the client to determine income, exemptions, and other tax consequences.
8. Public Relations Professionals
Public relations professionals write and choose publicity material to boost an individual or group’s reputation.
9. Interpreters and Translators
These bilingual (or even trilingual!) professionals convert documents and other necessary media from one language into another.
10. Inside Sales
Since these professionals mainly use a telephone to make calls to generate sales, this job can be worked from virtually anywhere.
11. Technical Writers
These authors explain complex scientific and technological ideas that the average Joe just might not be able to understand. These writers break it down into laymen’s terms so that the reader can easily follow along.
12. Property Managers
This group assists investment property owners and residential homeowners with preserving, and even increasing the value of, their investments.
13. Graphic Designers
This is another group that is solely dependent on computers, allowing them the freedom of a mobile workplace. This group develops designs and other items for their clients, mixing creativity with business demands of the client.
14. Medical Claims Processing
This group works with medical records and insurance carriers to ensure necessary information is obtained so that claims get paid.
15. Travel Agents
This group coordinates vacations for their clients. They facilitate transportation to and from a destination, book lodging, and any other items their clients need.
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Sources: Forbes.com, TheMuse.com,Top 15 Highest Paying Work-From-Home Jobs by Noelle Price