Staying in your cosy home, wearing your comfy clothes, not wasting time commuting and still making enough money to sustain a lifestyle that suits you? Of course it’s possible. If you know what to look for.
Since the pandemic, more and more companies have shifted to hybrid or fully remote work models. A study among over 8 000 remote-capable employees, conducted by Gallup in 2022, shows that some of the greatest advantages of hybrid work are improved work-life balance, higher productivity and burnout mitigation.
Where does salary come into play? Getting a sufficient payment without having to compromise is the golden ticket to a fulfilling and stress-free professional journey. It’s more of a need, rather than a want, and many companies offer it. Here’s a list of the highest paying occupations that allow working from home.
IT & Technology
It’s no secret the salaries in the sector are among the highest, which comes as no surprise - the constantly evolving technologies call for constantly evolving skills. It’s incredible what these tech gurus can achieve while sipping coffee in their favourite mug and sitting in their favourite chair. So next time when you think about a higher salary, consider investing time and effort to master a new tech skill.
Some of the IT specialists you will most often find working from home include PHP developer, .NET developer, Android developer, iOS developer, Full stack developer, QA Engineer, various game developers and technical support specialists.
Don’t get us wrong - working in outsourcing requires meeting a lot of potential clients and nothing beats real-life communication. However, technologies nowadays allow closing deals while on a video call, and many companies in the industry are fully remote. So why not put your communication skills into action and make someone's day better by offering the best solution possible?
Outsourcing is a common practice for many businesses. You can work in sales, insurance, accounting, payroll and especially
Client & Customer Support
Speak another language and have free time? That’s a great basis for working in Client & Customer Support. You get a higher payment for any additional language you speak and contrary to popular beliefs, there’s a great career development opportunity in the field.
Some of the languages, most wanted in the field, besides English, include German, Dutch, French, Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Kazakh, Spanish, and Flemish.
For those with a soft spot for creating captivating content, welcome to the world of vloggers, bloggers, and various social media influencers. Working in social media is a relatively new discipline but a very profitable one. You can either document your own life, find the right niche and audience for your content, or support another business in creating content for them or managing their social media channels. Whichever path you choose, it has a great potential of leading you all the way to the bank.
Тhere you have it - some occupations that break the traditional office mould. Don’t forget that the key to success is finding a job that not only pays the bills but also allows you to enjoy the perks of working remotely, like the freedom to choose when and where you work, and relieves the stress. So, slip into those slippers, set your own home office corner and embark on a career journey that is not only good for your mental health, but also for your bank account.