By | Lisa Rabasca Roepe | www.themuse.com
In recent years, there has been a surge of interest in jobs where you can work from home, not just from individuals but from employers who are realizing there are benefits to creating roles that allow employees to work offsite. By 2028, 73% of all departments will have remote workers, according to a study by UpWork—and that finding came before COVID-19 forced companies to experiment with remote work on a broad scale.
Both sides are realizing that in many cases, “you don’t need to be in the same geographic location as the office or even in the same time zone,” says Mark Silverman, CEO of Amava, a member website that connects people with work-from-home jobs and volunteer opportunities.
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Parents, caregivers, and people with chronic illnesses and disabilities are often in the market for work-from-home roles, as are people who are simply looking for more flexible hours or the ability to work from anywhere. Some of these roles are part-time and may require you to find work with multiple clients at once while others are full-time roles.
If you’re hoping to work from home, there’s a wealth of jobs available, requiring a variety of skills and experience levels—and many of them pay salaries comparable to full-time, on-site jobs. Here are 15 roles you should consider: