Technology along with easy telecommunication access has made working from home much more comfortable than before. However, not every employer will allow it on a full-time basis. Moreover, some jobs do not require working out of a mobile van.
The jobs listed here require the employees to be able to work from any location (especially emergencies), going to client locations and have constant telephone interaction with them. The employee is therefore allowed the flexibility. The results of the article are based on the data collected from FlexJobs.com. Here are 5 such jobs that pay the highest compensation when working-from-home:
5. Senior Business Analyst- Up to $90,000
Responsible for developing technical solutions to business problems in order to advance a company's sales by analyzing, defining and documenting the requirements, business analysts at a senior position can work from home as it involves major telecommunications within the team and with other parties that aid the business.
4. Back-end Web developer- $100,000
Back-end developers usually write the web services and API (application program interface) that is used by front-end and mobile application developers. They help integrate the work done by the front-end developers to improve user experience.
3. Project Manager-Up to $105,000
Project managers are the people in charge of the performance or progress of the projects assigned. From budget planning to making sure the progress goes as planned to meet deadlines, all the responsibility is held by the project manager as they bridge the gap between higher management and the project team.
2. Automation Engineer – Up to $115,000
Automation engineers are required to design, program, stimulate and test automated machinery that helps process and complete tasks in an exact manner. They are employed by manufacturing plants like that of a car assembling unit of an FCMG which use robotic machines to perform specialized functions. Experts in this field have to visit client sites rather than work in offices and are therefore allowed to perform tasks like design or write the program at their convenience.
1. Qualitative User Experience Researcher- Up to $120,000
A UX researcher will work closely with all the departments like product design, marketing, brand strategy, etc as he/she will be involved in improving the existing products based on the research on the user base's experience with the products.