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1. Published Remote Jobs Trend

Remote Jobs have had a +-63% YoY Trend

1,256 jobs have been published in the last year

Month No. of Jobs YoY Trend
May 2024 49 -81%
April 2024 56 -81%
March 2024 54 -81%
February 2024 57 -81%
January 2024 42 -88%
December 2023 44 -81%
November 2023 64 -81%
October 2023 116 -62%
September 2023 159 -60%
August 2023 257 15%
July 2023 153 -27%
June 2023 205 22%

2. Most Popular Remote Jobs Categories

Software Engineering & Web Development is the Most Seeked Job Category

with 362 jobs published in the last year and +-30% trend YoY

Job Category No. of Jobs YoY Trend
1. Software Engineering & Web Development 362 -30%
2. Other Remote Jobs 261 -74%
3. Transcription 131 1%
4. SEO - Search Engine Optimization 108 -62%
5. Data Entry and Collection 86 -84%
6. Business Management & Sales 55 17%
7. Data Analyst 42 -88%
8. Content & Copywriting 36 -27%
9. Social Media 30 -85%
10. Project Management 25 79%

3. Highest Paying Remote Jobs Categories

has the most Jobs in the Highest Salary Range

with -NaN% of jobs being in the + US$15K salary range

Software Engineering & Web Development

Salaries of 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Software Engineering & Web Development jobs, with 66% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 3%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 4%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 6%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 66%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 21%
Less than 1,000 US$ 0%
Project Management

Salaries of 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Project Management jobs, with 72% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 4%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 72%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 24%
Less than 1,000 US$ 0%
Quality Assurance

Salaries of 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Quality Assurance jobs, with 78% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 0%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 9%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 78%
Less than 1,000 US$ 13%
SEO - Search Engine Optimization

Salaries of less than 1,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for SEO - Search Engine Optimization jobs, with 46% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 39%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 10%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 5%
Less than 1,000 US$ 46%
Data Entry and Collection

Salaries of less than 1,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Data Entry and Collection jobs, with 88% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 8%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 0%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 3%
Less than 1,000 US$ 88%
Business Management & Sales

Salaries of 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Business Management & Sales jobs, with 60% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 2%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 31%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 60%
Less than 1,000 US$ 7%
Digital & Product Marketing

Salaries of 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Digital & Product Marketing jobs, with 48% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 8%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 48%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 40%
Less than 1,000 US$ 4%
Other Remote Jobs

Salaries of less than 1,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Other Remote Jobs jobs, with 83% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 7%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 0%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 10%
Less than 1,000 US$ 83%
Graphic and Web Design

Salaries of 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Graphic and Web Design jobs, with 50% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 25%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 0%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 50%
Less than 1,000 US$ 25%
Accounting, Bookkeeping and Finance

Salaries of 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Accounting, Bookkeeping and Finance jobs, with 71% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 0%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 29%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 71%
Less than 1,000 US$ 0%
Transcription

Salaries of 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Transcription jobs, with 85% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 4%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 2%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 85%
Less than 1,000 US$ 10%
Content & Copywriting

Salaries of 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Content & Copywriting jobs, with 83% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 3%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 8%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 83%
Less than 1,000 US$ 6%
Virtual and Administrative Assistants

Salaries of less than 1,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Virtual and Administrative Assistants jobs, with 50% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 40%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 0%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 10%
Less than 1,000 US$ 50%
Customer Support

Salaries of 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Customer Support jobs, with 100% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 0%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 0%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 100%
Less than 1,000 US$ 0%
DevOps and Systems Administrators

Salaries of 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for DevOps and Systems Administrators jobs, with 74% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 0%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 74%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 22%
Less than 1,000 US$ 4%
Social Media

Salaries of less than 1,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Social Media jobs, with 77% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 17%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 0%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 7%
Less than 1,000 US$ 77%
Education and Teaching

Salaries of 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Education and Teaching jobs, with 100% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 0%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 0%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 100%
Less than 1,000 US$ 0%
Data Analyst

Salaries of less than 1,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Data Analyst jobs, with 98% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 2%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 0%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 0%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 0%
Less than 1,000 US$ 98%
HR and Recruiting

Salaries of 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for HR and Recruiting jobs, with 100% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 0%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 100%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 0%
Less than 1,000 US$ 0%
Legal

Salaries of less than 1,000 US$ per month are the most common ones for Legal jobs, with 100% of them featuring this salary range.

Salary Ranges Per Month % of Jobs
More than 15,000 US$ 0%
From 12,000 US$ - 15,000 US$ 0%
From 10,000 US$ - 12,000 US$ 0%
From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ 0%
From 5,000 US$ - 7,000 US$ 0%
From 3,000 US$ - 5,000 US$ 0%
From 1,000 US$ - 3,000 US$ 0%
Less than 1,000 US$ 100%

4. Top Remote Jobs Skills

WordPress is the Most Seeked Remote Job Skill

with 12% of jobs featuring it as a requirement in the last year

Jobs Skills % of Jobs
1. WordPress 12%
2. PHP 10%
3. Transcription 10%
4. Transcriber 9%
5. MySQL 8%
6. Javascript 8%
7. Information Technology 6%
8. SEO 6%
9. Machine Learning 6%
10. CSS 5%

5. Top Remote Jobs Locations

"Anywhere in the world" is the Top Job Required Location

with 48% of jobs featuring it in the last year

Jobs Skills % of Jobs YoY Trend
1. Anywhere in the world 48% -32%
2. Europe 22% -83%
3. United Kingdom (UK) 5% -75%
4. United States of America (USA) 5% -45%
5. Central or South America 4% -26%
6. Asia 4% -70%
7. North america 3% -44%
8. Germany 3% -78%
9. Turkey 2% 63%
10. Kazakhstan 2% -15%

6. Most Demanded Work Experience

0+ Years is the Most Demanded Work Experience

with 46% of jobs specifying it in the last year

Years of Experience % of Jobs
0+ 46%
3+ 17%
5+ 15%
2+ 8%
4+ 7%
6+ 3%
1+ 2%
7+ 2%
10+ 1%

7. Top Remote Work Culture

Remote First (Mostly remote) is the Top Remote Culture

with 98% of companies specifying it in the last year

Work Culture % of Jobs YoY Trend
1. Remote First (Mostly remote) 98% -62%
2. Remote Friendly (Mostly in-person) 2% -74%

8. Top Remote Jobs Types

Full Time Jobs are the Top Jobs Types

with 47% of jobs specifying it in the last year

Remote Jobs Types % of Jobs YoY Trend
1. Full Time 47% -34%
2. Part Time 46% -74%
3. Project 6% -62%

Remote Jobs Trends and Stats FAQs

What percentage of jobs are remote?

The share of work done from home in the US rose from 4.7 percent in January 2019 to 61 percent in May 2020. However, in 2021 and 2022, employers tried to summon American workers back to the office for hybrid work. The hybrid workforce constitutes almost 30 percent of US employees, many of whom are suburban, white-collar workers, while around 13 percent of workers exclusively work from home.

Additionally, a survey conducted by McKinsey and Ipsos shows that 58% of employed Americans reported having the opportunity to work from home at least one day a week, and 35% had the option to work from home five days a week.

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Are remote jobs becoming the norm?

Remote jobs have become increasingly popular over the past few years, and the COVID-19 pandemic has further accelerated the trend. A study shows that the share of work done from home in the US rose from 4.7 percent in January 2019 to 61 percent in May 2020.

However, employers are trying to summon American workers back to the office for hybrid work. The hybrid workforce constitutes almost 30 percent of US employees, while around 13 percent of workers exclusively work from home.

Additionally, a survey conducted by McKinsey and Ipsos shows that 58% of employed Americans reported having the opportunity to work from home at least one day a week, and 35% had the option to work from home five days a week. Overall, remote work is not yet the norm, but it is growing in popularity, and many employees and job seekers are prioritizing it.

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What was the increase in remote based companies during the pandemic?

According to various surveys and studies, remote-based companies have continued to increase since the COVID-19 pandemic and are likely to continue to do so. In August and September 2022, only 27.5% of private-sector businesses had employees working remotely.

However, a Gallup survey conducted in June 2022 found that 8 in 10 people work in a hybrid or remote environment, indicating a significant increase in remote work adoption. An AT&T study predicts that the hybrid work model will grow from 42% in 2021 to 81% in 2024, suggesting that remote-based companies are likely to continue to increase.

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What percentage of companies are asking employees to return to the office in 2023?

According to recent data from Resume Builder, 90% of companies plan to require employees to return to the office at least part of the week by 2023.

However, it’s worth noting that almost three-quarters of companies surveyed said they still intend to hire remote workers in the future, and among the companies surveyed, fewer than one-fifth said they will require employees to be full time in the office

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What percentage of US employers exclusively hire remote workers?

According to a survey conducted in 2023, 31% of US employers exclusively hire remote workers. Another survey conducted in 2023 showed that nearly half of all US companies offer remote work options and clauses to their employees.

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