If you have ever thought working from home meant you wouldn’t get paid well, think again! Below is an infographic from Flexjobs, detailing 10 of the highest paying work-from-home jobs – each of them near, or well over, 6 figures. Below that, Flexjobs have been kind enough to expand on each job with a description and some related job titles to search for. Happy hunting!
Salary range: $117,000 – $152,000 (£90,500 – £117,500)
General job description: Supervisory attorneys oversee newer, less experienced attorneys in a legal setting. In addition to providing legal guidance and support, the supervisory attorney is responsible for supervising other attorneys and their assigned cases and staff.
Related work-from-home job titles: Senior Attorney, Partner Attorney, Supervisory Lawyer, Partner Lawyer
Senior Software Engineer
Salary range: $100,000 – $200,000 (£77,000 – £155,000)
General job description: Senior software engineers are typically responsible for developing and running software programs, overseeing related projects, managing a team of software engineers, troubleshooting technical issues, and debugging software.
Related work-from-home job titles: Senior Software Developer, Senior Web Developer, Senior DevOps Developer
Senior Medical Writer
Salary range: $110,000 – $115,000 (£85,000 – £89,000)
General job description: For a variety of healthcare-related companies, including medical publishers and pharmaceutical companies, senior medical writers are in high demand. Professionals in this field are responsible for reviewing medical information, writing documents, editing other medical writers’ submissions, and working with senior management to keep projects on track. A natural fit for remote work, a senior medical writer must be able to work independently and on a team, and is required to have a degree in a science or medical discipline.
Related work-from-home job titles: Technical Writer, Principal Medical Writer, Medical Editor, Regulatory Medical Writer
Director of Quality Improvement
Salary range: $100,000 – $175,000 (£77,000 – £135,000)
General job description: As part of the operations and technical teams at a company, remote quality improvement directors are responsible for working to design and develop best practices related to systems administration and data architecture. Keeping in mind quality, safety, and reliability, a director of quality improvement works with senior management and must have outstanding leadership skills and knowledge of current trends in quality improvement and operational performance.
Related work-from-home job titles: Quality Assurance Director, Senior Quality Improvement Manager
Clinical Regulatory Affairs Director
Salary range: $150,000 – $151,000 (£116,000 – £117,000)
General job description: Pharmaceutical companies hire clinical regulatory affairs professionals to fulfil a variety of responsibilities related to clinical trials. Typically, clinical regulatory affairs managers work to plan, prepare, and submit products for market nationally and internationally. This process can be done from a home office, and includes authoring regulatory documents for clinical trial applications, assisting with marketing documents for new markets, briefing documents, and documents that respond to regulatory requirements.
Related work-from-home job titles: Regulatory Affairs Team Leader, Regulatory Affairs Consultant, Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs
Salary range: $93,000 – $157,000 (£72,000 – £121,000)
General job description: Research biologists explore and study biology in various environments. Work can be based in a lab or out in the field while researching interaction of organisms and environments. Some of the specilized fields of biologists include zoology, taxonomy, physiology, population biology, and ecology.
Related work-from-home job titles: Biologist I, Biologist II, Scientist, Field Researcher
Director of Business Development
Salary range: $100,000 – $151,000 (£77,000 – £117,000)
General job description: A huge range of industries and companies hire business development directors to help drive sales and revenue. Responsible for a combination of established clients and new business, directors of business development also work to oversee sales teams for larger companies. For work-from-home business development directors, it is essential to have the ability to work independently, stay focused, and commit to goals.
Related work-from-home job titles: Marketing Director, Sales Director, Account Executive
Salary range: up to $110,000 (£85,000)
General job description: These engineering professionals perform as experts to reduce environmental waste and damage. This includes managing ways to protect the earth and human populations from harmful chemicals and pollution. Environmental engineers work with companies to ensure compliance with regulations, and in some cases assist in regulation development.
Related work-from-home job titles: Senior Environmental Engineer, Environmental Intern, Environmental Engineering Consultant
Major Gifts Officer
Salary range: Up to $90,000 (£70,000)
General job description: Nonprofit organizations hire major gifts officers to cultivate, solicit, and close current and prospective donors for large-sum donations. These remote jobs also require extensive travel, but during non-travel times, major gifts officers work from home. In addition to excellent relationship management abilities, sales skills, organizational skills, and the ability to work independently while furthering the goals of the organization is critical.
Related work-from-home job titles: Director of Major Gifts, Director of Corporate Partnerships, Principal Gifts Officer, Vice President of Development, Director of Development, Fundraising Director
Salary range: $90,000 – $110,000 (£70,000 – £85,000)
General job description: Working from home, audit managers are responsible for financial and operational audits for companies or clients. The responsibilities of this type of role include leading, planning, and executing internal audits, and documenting all audit-related information. In addition to performing the audits, audit managers work with stakeholders to understand the outcomes and impacts of the audit, ensure future compliance, and evaluate internal systems, policies, and procedures.
Related work-from-home job titles: Financial Analyst, Fiscal Officer, Controller, Financial Services Senior Associate, Senior Internal Audit Associate, Financial Consultant