Businesses are no doubt moving away from the office 9-5. Experts predict that online working could take over the workforce over the next 10 years, as more and more businesses go mobile. Therefore, if working from home sounds like your dream job, you might be interested to know which online jobs are the most lucrative.
With online work opportunities opening up all the time – as well as the burgeoning trend of professionals working remotely – it doesn’t look like the pool of online jobs will shrink anytime soon. With this in mind, here are some of the highest-paying jobs you can do online.
The amount of money you can make as a blogger or YouTube Vlogger varies according to your subscriber count, niche and time on the platform. However, Forbes famously reported that the world’s top 10 YouTube stars had a combined worth of $54.5 million. Other successful Vloggers are said to take home $45-$50K per month as a result of brand collaborations and sponsored posts.
Contrary to popular belief, starting and maintaining a blog or YouTube channel is hard work, and there’s no guarantee of success. However, every online star had to start somewhere. For advice on how to become an Amazon affiliate and start making money online through your blog or vlog, click here.
User Experience (UX) Researcher
User Experience Researchers spend their time gathering data from consumers for businesses so they can better understand their customers’ behavior. With data becoming a fixture of most of our lives, there is a huge demand for skilled UX researchers all over the world, so there is plenty of earning potential. UX researchers make an average salary of $50-$60K per annum.
Software Developers, also known as Computer Programmers, are responsible for designing, installing, testing and maintaining software systems – including apps, business management software and computer programs. While developers often work in teams with engineers and managers, many are starting to work remotely for as much as $40-$45K per year.
Social Media Manager
Social media is now a vital business tool for brands all over the world. As such, it has become difficult for companies to manage their social media profiles internally – cue, the Social Media Manager. If you have a background in marketing and you know how to leverage platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, you could earn up to $40K a year from home.
Written content is vital for business promotion, which is why many companies use Copy Editors to proofread, edit and fact-check their documents. Copywriting services are often combined with freelance writing services, and can bring in up to $36K from home.
If you have teaching experience, you could earn around $33K per year by tutoring online. Online Tutors (or “e-tutors”) work to educate and support students in a particular subject area. Lessons are given in virtual classrooms over Skype, social media and email. You can look for online teaching jobs online, or join an online tutoring website to earn money from home.
Whether you want to work from home for family-planning reasons, or because you crave a more flexible schedule, the Internet offers plenty of ways to money online. Once you’ve established an online presence and learned how to promote your services, the sky is the limit for how much you can earn.
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