7 Best Fully Remote Job Roles You Can Apply for in 2024

7 Best Fully Remote Job Roles You Can Apply for in 2024

Required skills: Software developer roles are highly technical, so if you don’t know your Java and Python from your SQL, unfortunately it’s probably not for you.Avg. Annual Salary (~): $110,000 (Glassdoor)2. Content WriterHave you got a way with words? Then content writing could be the perfect fully remote job for you. Companies have known for a while now that writers don’t necessarily need to be in a physical office to get work done, provided they’re diligent and and have the written skills.Technically, the only requirement is a fluent level of written English, which in practice means at least a High School diploma. However, college educated applicants and those with degrees in related fields like English, Communications, Media, or Journalism are likely to be preferred.That said, anyone can try it as a side hustle or even look to make a career out of it – especially if you’re prepared to create a blog to showcase your work or write for entry-level freelance rates.Required skills: Fluent written EnglishAvg. Annual Salary (~): $67k (Talent.com)3. TranslatorThe truly global nature of e-commerce in 2024 means that demand for good translators is at an all-time high, as companies all over the world look to translate their messaging for different markets.If you’re lucky enough to speak (and/or write) fluently in multiple tongues, then this could be the fully remote job for you. Most organizations will embrace WFH arrangements given the nature of translation roles, which can vary from straightforward document translation to facilitating multi-lingual conversations.Salaries vary, with most being on the average side, but if you’re fast enough you may find you’re able to “overemploy” yourself and work multiple gigs at once (which, done honestly, is simply called freelancing).Required skills: Written and/or spoken fluency in two or more languagesAvg. Annual Salary (~): $61k (Glassdoor)4. Life CoachLook away now, therapists and other qualified mental health professionals! With no formal qualifications required, life coaching is a fully remote job open to anyone who can find themselves a client.With many people happy to receive one-to-one coaching over Zoom, this is potentially a fully remote job, but at worst your “office” would be your living room or another private space of your choosing.Multiple certification bodies exist and, ideally, you’ll have an ICF certification of be working towards one. However, personal qualities are the bedrock of coaching and what you really need is empathic listening, good verbal communication skills, and a generally affable demeanor. The digital marketing savvy to build an online profile also helps.Required skills: Good listening and communicationAvg. Annual Salary (~): $62.5k (ICF)5. Sales RepThe Wild West of the sales world is increasingly open to fully remote workers, even if the industry may still bring to mind cubicles and business headsets.Look at the positions currently being hired by a big name company like Salesforce and, right up to the big bucks directorships, there are hundreds of remote sales jobs going. Salaries vary wildly by experience, with entry-level reps starting out looking at more like $45-50k, according to US News & World Report.Of course, a willingness to put on actual pants may be required at larger organizations and as you progress through the ranks, with some client meetings still  taking place in-person. You certainly won’t be looking an enforced five-day return to office, though, and much of your work will be done on the phone in a fully remote setting.Required skills: A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications or a related field may be requiredAvg. Annual Salary (~): $100k (Glassdoor)6. Social Media ManagerThe fine art of curating a company’s online presence is classic remote working territory, though exact requirements will vary by company and seniority.Many roles will simply require you to create engaging social content and distribute it to the public, with some roles potentially also asking you to respond to customer queries and engage with community discussions.A college degree is likely to be required by some employers, but if you have a strong organic social following or blog of your own, this should be viewed just as favorably as traditional education. A certain amount of digital savvy is the only real requirement, to our mind, along with strong written English.Required skills: Digital and social media literacy, strong written EnglishAvg. Annual Salary (~): $64k (Glassdoor)7. AI ExpertLast but certainly not least, AI is going to be the single hottest new sub-industry in the tech world for 2024. Those with computer science degrees can look forward to making some serious money by applying their skills to chatbots and platforms like ChatGPT, but AI jobs won’t be exclusive.Among the many new titles springing up, expect AI prompt engineering to emerge as an in-demand skill as companies look for individuals to spoon feed them useful prompts for ChatGPT and other tools.As humans start sharing the workplace with AI more and more, managerial roles will also develop responsible for ensuring a happy and productive relationship between man and machine.As with all things AI, the sky is literally the limit and you can pre-arm yourself with some of the essential skills by checking out our guide to free AI training courses.Required skills: AI literacy up to computer science degrees (BSc / MSc)Avg. annual salary: Varies, but most AI-specific roles we’ve seen seem to be $100k+.

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