It’s 8:30 am, you wake up out of bed, put on a pot of coffee and head into your office. You don’t even bother to change out of your PJ’s because you my friend work from home and your office is your domain.
According to our friends at Indeed people in Canada are increasingly searching for jobs that allow them to work remotely. Indeed’s numbers don’t lie, According to the popular job posting website, searches for “remote/work-from-home” increased by 111% in 2017. People want the freedom to work in an environment of their choosing and are often looking for felxible work hours as well. “Working from home has many perks: avoiding a long commute, saving money on gas and spending more time with your family, and in 2017 we saw that Canadians are increasingly attracted to roles that let them work remotely,” said Kasten. “Most significantly, searches for “virtual accounting” grew 221% and searches for “remote developer” grew 66% last year.”
Many people think that if you work remotely or from home you couldn’t possibly generate a livable salary, well Indeed has put together a solid list of 5 jobs that can be done remotely and pay over $50,000 per year.
Average Salary: $51,753 per year
Virtual accountants provide accounting services remotely, often for online/virtual accounting firms.
Average Salary: $74,092 per year
Software Developers design, install, test and maintain software, which can be done from virtually anywhere!
Senior Graphic Designer
Average Salary: $56,682 per year
Working as a graphic designer allows you to be highly creative – and doesn’t require you to be in the office 9-5.
Average Salary: $52,820 per year
Executive Assistants manage a wide range of administrative and executive support tasks such as scheduling, agendas and travel – all of which can be done remotely.
Average Salary: $60,861 per year
Data Analysts gather and analyze data to help businesses make better, more informed decisions.