Who says you need to be in a fixed location to find a great flexible job? More and more, companies are easing back on requiring their employees to live in a specific city or geographic region.
That’s great news for job seekers looking for flexible jobs with no location requirement.
And while it’s true that some remote jobs require a location—for reasons such as regular face-to-face meetings or proximity to clients or projects—that’s not always the case.
There’s a great marketplace of work-from-anywhere jobs that provide tremendous latitude for people looking to work untethered from geographic requirements.
Whether you’re a digital nomad or simply someone seeking to cut your ties to a traditional location-bound job, a diligent search may yield a wealth of employers that don’t care where you’re located, as long as work is getting done at a high level. Below are common remote jobs that don’t require a location.
13 Remote Jobs with No Location Requirement
Average salary via PayScale: $41,382
Customer service specialists often deal with customers and clients via phone, email, chat, and social media. They answer questions, troubleshoot problems, and may sell products or services.
Average salary via PayScale: $32,871
This common remote job involves inputting information typically through word processing programs, spreadsheet software, or other computer systems.
Average salary via PayScale: $49,544
Recruiters work to find candidates for open roles. They may write and post descriptions, reach out to qualified candidates, perform interviews, do background checks, and onboard new employees.
Average salary via PayScale: $39,617
Virtual assistants can set up meetings and appointments, oversee calendar management, take meeting notes, organize digital files, respond to emails, and more.
Average salary via PayScale: $47,974
Remote translators work to translate the written word from one language to another. Translators may work to translate books, articles, scripts, captions, and more. Fluency and expertise in another language is required.
Average salary via PayScale: $71,968
Business development managers create business plans, drive new customers and business, manage client accounts, increase brand loyalty, and improve customer satisfaction. Strong relational skills are needed for this role.
Average salary via PayScale: $50,570
Copywriters write persuasive copy to draw in an audience and convince them to purchase or use a product or service. Copywriters need to be able to write clear and concise copy, and many jobs require editing skills.
Average salary via PayScale: $61,389
Curriculum or instructional designers write and create academic training and course materials. Duties can include updating and writing syllabi, creating online course content, and using feedback to update course materials.
Average salary via PayScale: $71,145
Average salary via PayScale: $64,500
Marketing managers typically create advertising and marketing campaigns to sell products and services. Writing, social media, and SEO skills are often needed for this role.
Average salary via PayScale: $43,878
ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers teach English to non-native students. Virtual teachers may meet one-on-one or in a group setting. Grading student work and creating curriculum may be part of the job.
Average salary via PayScale: $82,916
Product managers oversee the production of a product. They help to meet goals, guide a team, manage expenses, oversee budgets, and more.
Average salary via PayScale: $49,881
Social media managers manage social media pages and profiles. Drafting posts, interacting with followers, and tracking metrics and engagement are a few tasks of a social media manager.
Average salary via PayScale: $49,649
Developing, creating, and coding web pages and apps are the main tasks of a web designer. Web designers typically need to know one or more coding languages and have some graphic design skills.
Finding a Telecommuting Job with FlexJobs
Telecommuting jobs with no location requirement don’t have to be a pipe dream. FlexJobs has hundreds of jobs that allow you to work from wherever you live. And we have over 50 different career categories to help you narrow down your search and find just what you’re looking for.
Christine Bernier Lienke and Brie Weiler Reynolds contributed to this post.
This is a version of a post that was originally published January 16, 2013 and previously updated on March 4, 2019.
Photo Credit: bigstockphoto.com
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