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High-paying, work-from-home jobs aren’t reserved for the tech elite.
There are plenty of other industries looking to compensate skilled workers handsomely for doing the same work remotely.
FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, recently sifted through its listings for high-paying remote jobs.
Each of the below positions pay at least $50,000 a year – and often much more – according to median annual salary data from PayScale, and allow you to work from the comfort of your home.
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Pay: $65,000 to $105,000
Sample job description: Remote job with travel. Responsible for the promotion of services and products, design, sales, and cost proposals of field-installed projects. An Associates degree is required.
Qualitative user experience researcher
Pay: $100,000 to $120,000
Sample job description: Full-time UX researcher needed for a remote option position with flexibility. Will build relationships, evaluate needs, recommend solutions, analyze data, conduct presentations, and support projects. Travel, more than three years’ experience, and a bachelor’s degree are a must.
Senior systems engineer
Pay: $100,000 to $150,000
Sample job description: Option for telecommute. Responsible for architecture and design, growth planning, maintenance, and Skype operation. Expert level skills in systems engineering, MS Skype, and Active Directory are required.
Senior iOS developer
Pay: $130,000 to $160,000
Sample job description: Partial remote job. Seeking an experienced developer to assist with the development of applications for Android and iOS. Must be skilled in iOS, AVFoundation, SWIFT, MongoDB and .NET.
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Sample job description: Remote, full-time job. Needs a bachelor’s degree and two years’ outside sales experience. Perform research, identify and generate new business via the phone, web or by on site visits, manage a sales funnel and meet goals.
Sample job description:Fully remote/home-based position. Support health plan development from policies to cost analysis and services. Must have an MD degree and three to five years of experience in clinical practice. Medical leadership experience is a plus.
Senior business analyst
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Pay: $57,000 to $90,000
Sample job description: Full-time, remote position. Duties include documenting business and functional requirements according to client needs, creating test cases for use in QA testing, performing QA testing for modifications, and recreating incidents for debugging efforts.
Digital marketing analyst
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Pay: $60,000 to $80,000
Sample job description: Remote position. Seeking a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree, 3+ years of experience in digital marketing and agency along with a proficiency in Google Adwords, SEM and SEO. Must be skilled in WordPress.
Research molecular biologist
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Pay: $59,000 to $77,000
Sample job description: Long-term, temporary role, scheduled to last two years. To be considered, applicants are required to have received a Ph.D. within the last four years. Assists with efforts to reduce mycotoxin contamination.
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Pay: $50,000 to $70,000
Sample job description: Remote job. Will be responsible for creating thoughtful and appropriate solutions to design challenges, producing engaging experiences using sketches, storyboards, and prototypes, and translating wireframes into composites.
Home health registered nurse
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Sample job description: Full-time, remote job. Local travel. Needs to be a registered nurse with prior experience in home health or hospice. Visit clients in their home, assess client activities of daily living, and will evaluate client’s home environment.