50 Work From Home Jobs for Introverts

Jun 30, 2021 | Careers

Do you remember the time when earning while working from home was not more than a fantasy? But, it’s not the case now. You can find millions of online jobs from any place.

Whether you’re going to enter into a new business or want to work remotely for any company, several opportunities are waiting for you.

Here’re 50 different skills that can help you generate more than the average American salary annually.

50 Work From Home Jobs for Introverts, or: Best Jobs for Antisocial Introverts & Loners

1. Affiliate Marketer

Have you ever heard of affiliate marketing? It refers to marketing someone else products to earn a commission.

Let’s understand it with a simple example. Just imagine you have a website. You can refer a book or any other product listed on Amazon to the visitors of your website.  If the visitor buys that product by clicking on your affiliate link, you will get a commission.

Affiliate is popular among people because it helps them earn with minimum start-up cost.

2. Baker/Chef/Caterer

Is cooking or baking your passion? If yes, what’s bad in earning by making it your side business? For instance, you can be a personal chef while fulfilling your catering needs from your kitchen.

Moreover, selling your cakes and other bakery stuff to neighbours, friends, and online or local marketplaces is also a good idea.

3. Animator

Do you love art and the know-how to be creative to create visual effects and animation? If yes, working as a freelance animator is the best option for you. You can create visual effects and animation for video games, movies, television, and other media types.

You can earn from $25 to $106 per hour as an animator on freelance marketplaces such as Upwork.

4. Blogger

Another super idea to earn from home is blogging. It’s easy to start as well as inexpensive. You can write anything in blogging. It can be about your favourite food, music, or holiday site.

You can write all this stuff on your website to earn money. However, it may take time. So, you should be patient and consistent if you want to earn from blogging.

5. Bookkeeper

Some people believe that a CPA is a must to start bookkeeping. But it’s not a fact. So you might be wondering how it is possible. Well, sign up on any online course or at a community college to become an expert in bookkeeping.

You can start earning on the course completion. And surprisingly, your salary may reach up to $34,000.

6. Clinical Research Coordinator

As a clinical research coordinator, your duty would be to manage the clinical trial operations. Amazingly, you don’t need a Bachelor’s degree to do this job. Moreover, you can earn up to $48,000 as a clinical research coordinator.

7. Child Caregiver

Chile caregiver is a lucrative business idea that demands you to work from home. You can run this business for a few hours to the entire day at your convenience.  However, you need permits and licenses to run this business without any issues.

8. Customer Service Representative

You can work as a customer service representative and earn up to $8-$15. It’s only possible if you have a reliable internet connection, a landline, and most importantly, excellent communication skills.

9. Consulting

What could be easier to earn from your experiences? Yes, you’re reading right. Just share your knowledge in a specific area with others. For instance, you can help small businesses to earn more money as an accountant or lawyer.

Moreover, you can also help businesses in using specific software.

10. Copy Writing

Every business needs copy to boost its sales. But every business doesn’t know how to write a copy. So, if you know how to write a copy, the ball in is your court.

You can earn up to six figures by writing these sales copies while sitting at home. In addition, you can take help from Upwork or Fiverr to find potential clients.

11. Data Entry

The data entry task may not be an interesting task for you. However, it doesn’t need any experience and helps you earn at a rate of $10 per hour.

12. Editing and Proofreading

If you have a firm grip on English, the proofreading and editing tasks are a piece of cake for you. You can work for companies like Book in a Box pay. These companies offer up to $20/h to proofreaders, book jacket designers, and editors.

13. E-commerce Store Owner

E-Commerce businesses rely on five different types of models. These models include subscriptions, white labeling, manufacturing, wholesaling, and dropshipping.

You can launch your e-Commerce store quickly by taking help from various sites, such as WooCommerce, Magento, and Shopify.

14. Film and Post Instructional Videos

Creating a YouTube channel and sharing something you’re an expert in is a good idea to earn. However, to earn money from YouTube, you need to enrol in the partner program of YouTube. It will help you earn $1-$2/1,000 views.

15. Event Planner

An organized and professional is always the choice of people to arrange a corporate event, birthday party, or wedding. However, if you are creative and love event planning, don’t think more and just start following your passion.

16. Graphic Designer

Most business keeps looking for designers to design visual ads, websites, and logos. So, proper skills in this area can help you make a handsome monthly income. Moreover, with a higher skill level, you will get clients who are willing to pay higher.

17. Grant Writer

Nonprofit organizations, hospitals, and universities often apply for grants. The difficulty level of these writings demands talented writers. If you can write these grants well, you can earn $40,300-$67,000 in a year.

18. Instructor

Do you know how to maintain health with yoga? Or do you know musical instruments?  If you have any skills, you can benefit people with your skill. And people will pay you to get benefits from you. You can arrange both online and in-person training. Isn’t it a superb idea?

19. Handmade Crafter

Do you have the skills to craft furniture and jewellery? If yes, Etsy Shop, where you can sell your crafts, can bring a lot of profit to you.

20. Online Juror

Attorneys often need feedback on their cases while preparing for trial.  You can share your opinion with the attorneys to earn from $5 to $150.

21. Internet Security Specialist

An internet security specialist helps businesses to identify security threats on networks. Besides, you will also be responsible install a data protection system and implement security standards.

A surge in this type of job is expected in the coming years due to rising concerns about online security.

22. Patent or Intellectual Property Lawyer

Many individuals need expert advice to protect their intellectual property and apply for a patent. If you’re a lawyer, it’s a golden opportunity for you to earn extra. This skill can help you make $112-$121 in an hour.

23. Online Tutor

Online teaching is the need of the hour in this critical time of the pandemic.  If you also have a passion for teaching and want to teach in flexible hours, consider online teaching.

You can use Skype or Zoom to teach. Moreover, pre-recorded sessions by Connections Academy and K12 can also help you in this regard.

24. Pet Groomer

Not everyone has a passion for styling and cleaning pets. But if you got this passion, Pet Groomer is the best business that you can run from your home.

25. Peer-to-Peer Lender

You can invest your money to get some interest. And the websites such as prosper and Lending Club could help you in this. These websites allow individuals and businesses to lend money.

26. Product Reviewer

Reviewing a product is also a good source of income. You can tell the pros and cons of a product that you’re using to your audience.

These reviews help people to make better buying decisions while making money for you. You can earn from $20,000-$95,000 with this home-based task.

27. Photographer/Videographer

Videography and photography can also help you earn. You might be wondering about the scope of photography skills when everyone has a camera on their phone. Well, photography is a skill, and not everyone is good at it.

Moreover, events such as weddings demand professional photographers. Besides, you can photograph nature or anything you want to sell on the sites such as Foap.

28. Realtor

If you have a real estate license in your state, you can go for a realty business. Moreover, you also have to construct a home to win the trust of a potential client. However, you don’t have to go to that home to show it to your client. Technology can help you with this.

29. Programmer

Learn any programming language and become an expert in it. This programming language will help you earn $61/h.

30. Renter

Does the basement of your home empty? Or do you not use your car much? If yes, why are you leaving these things spare? Just rent them and earn some extra cash.

31. Repairer

The talent to repair things such as computers, cars or bicycles could help you earn a good amount of money. But, firstly, you have to launch your service. And then you can do marketing to win some clients. So, if you already have resources and tools, it will not cost you much to start this business.

32. Social Media Manager

Do you spend the most time on Social media? If yes, you can be a social media manager. Many firms require social media managers to handle their social media accounts. On the other hand, some firms also want someone to create a complete social media marketing strategy.

33. Short Tasks

Short task refers to any task that you can complete quickly. For instance, the short task includes watching a video, taking a survey, and reviewing. Although you may not earn much from this, it’s an easy and fast way to make money from home.

34. Survey Taker

Surveys can’t help you make much money. However, you can make from $1 to $50 based on the time you spend reviewing products, answering questions, and taking an opinion poll. PayPal, points, or checks are the most common payment methods.

35. Stylist

A passion for fashion can help you work as an online stylist. Most online stylists earn $15/hour on average.

36. Become an Expert

These days, people are looking for online help to solve their problems. Besides, people prefer individuals rather than any large company to solve these issues.

Catalant is such a resource that hires an expert from $15-$280/hour.

37. Tax Preparer

You can be a tax preparer. However, it’s a seasonal job. Nevertheless, it can help you make more than $30,000. If you want to be in this business, make sure you register with IRS.

38. Telephone Nurse

Are you a registered nurse? If yes, you can work with health management companies such as UnitedHealth, Aetna, Humana, and health insurers. These companies may hire you for patient education; handle case management and treatment authorization.

39. Translator

Fluency in any other language can also benefit you a lot. So make this skill your power and start earning by translating the documents. Moreover, you can also become an interpreter.

40. Transcriptionist/Transcriber

As a transcriber, you have to carefully listen to audio such as medical dictations or lectures to type what you hear.  You can earn up to $25/ hour for this entry gig.

41. Virtual Assistant

The position of a virtual assistant is ideal for you if you’re organized. You have to handle duties like calendar management, replying to emails, social media assistance, and data entry. You can earn $10-$15/hour as a virtual assistant.

42. Travel Agent

Although various travel sites could take the stress of planning a trip, it can still take time. In addition, a lack of awareness about weather conditions takes tourists to travel agents to get the best deals and plan itineraries.

43. Virtual Recruiter

This job is similar to an in-house recruiter. The only difference is that you can work from anywhere you want. Another difference is that you may have to explore different websites to find a suitable employee for a particular position. You may also have to screen the applications and interview the right candidate.

44. Virtual Public Relations Representative

Some small and medium-sized firms lack the financial resources to hire a vice president of marketing, a dedicated chief marketing officer, or even hire a public relations company. However, they may be able to afford to hire a virtual public relations representative to handle tasks such as business promotion or crisis management.

45. Voice Acting

You can earn between $56- $72/ hour if you have a lovely voice.

46. Virtual Tutor

If you have substantial knowledge in a specific subject, coaching students over the phone or via Skype might pay you $12- $35/hour.

47. Web Search Evaluator

Search engines pay people to examine search results to provide the most relevant services to clients. You can earn from $12 to $15/ hour with little experience.

48. Web Developer

In this era of e-Commerce, website developers are in demand. If you’re an expert in website development, you can earn from $55,000 to $175,000 for building a website from scratch.

49. Writing Gigs

Businesses need written content, like eBooks, website copy, and blog posts. The demand for these services leads to thousands of writing gigs that can pay anywhere between $10 to $100/hour.

50. Website Tester

Businesses want their websites to be user-friendly and simple to navigate. For this purpose, they’ll give people directions on how to visit their website. Each test takes about 15-20 minutes on average. You’ll usually get paid $10 to $15 per exam in exchange.

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