In a tight labor market, companies may favor less stringent education requirements in an effort to access a greater pool of qualified candidates.
Research into the trend of “downskilling” by Payscale found that 50% of employers surveyed said that they’re hiring more employees with no formal college education and 69% said that their organization prioritizes skills over formal education or degrees when hiring new employees.
To demonstrate the remote job opportunities available to professionals without bachelor’s degrees, such as those with associate’s degrees, FlexJobs has identified 10 full-time, employee-level, 100% remote jobs open to workers with an associate degree-level education.
Full-Time Remote Jobs that Require an Associate’s Degree or Less
These 100% remote positions include a range of industries such as healthcare, finance, administrative, computer & IT, sales, customer service, and marketing.
The job listings below meet the following criteria:
- Requires at most an associate’s degree (or equivalent years experience)
- Full-time schedule
- 100% remote work
- Active job listings as of June 17, 2019
Each job listing also includes the average salary based on U.S. national salary data from the compensation data platform, PayScale.
1. Biomed Technician
Acting as the primary repair resource, this person will perform repairs on a wide variety of biomedical equipment, stay current on new products and technologies in the biomedical industry, teach and mentor personnel to improve their technical ability, and more.
- U.S. national average salary: $49,437
2. Care Manager – BH
The care manager will authorize and review utilization of mental health and substance abuse services provided in inpatient and intermediate care settings. He or she will also assist with discharge planning and ambulatory follow up activity.
- U.S. national average salary: $69,223
3. Certified Data Abstractor
In this position, the right candidate will be responsible for reviewing medical records, pathology reports, and other data to ensure compliance with the American College of Surgeons.
- U.S. national average salary: $54,045
The client support analyst I provides resolution to escalated customer issues with consultative resources to address basic to intermediate service-related issues.
- U.S. national average salary: $47,127
5. Inpatient Medical Coder
This “key position” is responsible for performing coding and abstracting on outpatients’ medical records with a high degree of accuracy and complying with internal audit requirements.
- U.S. national average salary: $40,747
6. Proposal Manager
In this role, the successful candidate will prepare, manage, and monitor all proposals in response to Federal Government RFP/RFQ/RFI. That includes managing the proposal process by maintaining past, current, and future proposal documents.
- U.S. national average salary: $76,821
7. Public Affairs Specialist
This role is responsible for developing and coordinating special projects, community health events, and health promotion programs to promote ACFC plans.
- U.S. national average salary: $61,393
8. Purchasing Buyer
The junior purchasing buyer will plan, organize, and supervise the comprehensive purchasing functions for the nutritional supplement, superfood, and overall products business of this company.
- U.S. national average salary: $53,760
9. Quality Performance Specialist Clinical
The quality performance specialist will be leading and coordinating the clinical quality review process of member concerns and medical records.
- U.S. national average salary: $53,760
10. Senior Consultant, Data Manager
In this role, the professional will design, develop, and program clinical databases for clients, including data entry screen design, database development, and maintenance of ad-hoc reports.
- U.S. national average salary: $60,317
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