Update Your Home Office for Less with These Stylish Office Chairs Under $100

updated Jun 15, 2023
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Sick of sitting on your hard kitchen chair or too-soft sofa all day while you work from home? Starting to feel some real lower back and hip pain? Consider this a sign that it’s time to invest in a proper work chair. Whether you’re continuing to work from home or are a part of the work from hybrid movement, having a proper setup is crucial, with an office chair being the most important part of the equation. If you’ve been holding off on buying one because of the cost, we’ve got great news: You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to get a quality seat! There are lots of suitable office chairs out there for under $100 — and they’ll seriously improve your WFH focus (and back pain). We rounded up some of the top affordable office chairs you can find, so check out our picks, then get back to work — or not! 

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was $25.99

This Amazon find packs tons of features into a super affordable price tag. It's got ergonomic lumbar support around your waist, breathable and supportive flexible mesh backing, a rocking mode that helps you relax and recover, 360-degree swivel casters, and an extra thick seat that helps you distribute your weight equally on both hips. What all that means is that this supportive chair gives you big, big bang for your buck.

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was $222.00

Don’t have space for a big seat? Opt for a stool such as this industrial-chic one, which not only takes up minimal space but also forces you to practice good posture. And don’t worry if you move around a lot — this stool’s thick, sturdy chrome-finished frame was designed with stability in mind, so lift the seat up as high as you need and move around freely without any worries.

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This bold office chair is perfect for anyone in need of a pop of color in their space. Available in an array of vivid hues, this chair offers a 360-degree swivel, a comfortable foam cushion, a stainless steel body, and quiet roll wheels for a smooth, uninterrupted workflow.

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was $74.99

Another chic option, this desk chair brings all the sleek elegance to your space. The soft-lined seat and back are made with waterproof, wear-resistant PU leather, which adds luxurious style. That leather is also breathable, so you don’t have to worry about sticking to your seat. And no worries about support — the bucket-style seat is wide and ergonomically designed to support your waist.

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was $84.99

Work by day and play by night in this high-quality gaming chair. The perfect chair for those looking for sporty seating in a neutral hue, this chair is designed for long hours spent sitting. It features a supportive high back, padded armrests, a thick seat cushion for all-day comfort, and a health-forward ergonomic design. Oh, and if you or your favorite gamer are looking for color, it's also available with red, blue, and white accent colors.

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was $81.99

Nothing says glam like faux fur, so why not make a fashion statement with this stylish office chair? An armless, curved design lends to its modern feel, while the chrome base and padded cushions provide stability and comfort for a chair that perfectly walks the line between style and function.

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was $72.99

A great ergonomic option, this home office chair has a mid-back design that promotes proper posture while supporting your spine’s natural curve and boosting your lower back with a lumbar support system. Translation: It’ll help you sit up straight all day long. Thanks to that, plus an oversized seat cushion with extra padding and a breathable mesh backrest, this seat is guaranteed to bring you plenty of comfort for hours.

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was $89.99

Mid-century modern melds with art-deco to create this stunning office chair. Available in a range of handsome colors, this seat adds an air of sophistication to any workspace with its high pleated back, modern curves, and bucket seat design.

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was $90.59

If your back’s been aching lately, it’s worth investing in a chair that provides lumbar support. This ergonomic seat from Wayfair includes not only a curved backrest but also an adjustable reclining function that lets you lean back or sit up as straight as you wish. On top of that, the backrest is made of mesh to keep things breathable while the thick sponge seat cushion ensures a soft, comfortable workday.

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was $85.46

Add a classic look to your home office with Overstock's faux leature chair, which is so stylish you’ll want to use it for more than just working. The armless, scoop-style design gives this chair a clean, stately look without skimping on comfort (thanks to the well-padded seat). Add in the durable matte black steel frame and easy height adjustments, and you’ve got yourself a chair that’s as pretty as it is practical — for under $90!

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was $79.99

When you spend hours upon hours at a desk, having a supportive chair is everything — especially if you're prone to chronic neck and back pain. This ergonomic conference chair not only offers back angle adjustment and lumbar support, but it also features a neck rest designed to cradle the head, thus avoiding the dreaded "tech neck." Complete with breathable mesh construction and padded armrests, what more could you ask for?

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was $155.98

For a Scandi-chic option, the Rahma Task Chair is one of our favorites. Its curved shape and mod color scheme make it a design maven's dream, while its supportive foam cushion provides all-day comfort.

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was $149.00

The minimalist, barely-there armrests and rounded backrest give this office chair a distinctly modern Scandinavian look. Its seat cushion adds a layer of comfort for when you have a lot of work to get done, and its pastely off-neon-green color is a delightful visual surprise.

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was $170.00

If your dining room is also serving as your workspace, make sure your chairs are up to par by investing in the Swank Arm Chair. Available in an array of colors (we're particularly fond of the vivid white), each chair features a molded bucket seat, tapered solid birch legs, and Eiffel-style metal supports for both secure seating and an eye-catching decor element.

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was $120.00

This modern task chair's compact design is a big help when the work day is done and you want to hide your chair under your desk or otherwise move it out of the way. We like its wooden frame, which has a rich and complex color to it, and the dark seat cushion covers. It's adjustable to accommodate all heights, too.

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Available in both velvety green and velvety white, this rotating desk chair is an incredibly chic upgrade to your work space. Its bronzey gold legs are an unexpected detail that really make it pop.

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If the words "extra padding" make your eyes light up, then you're going to like this Amazon find. The Shahoo Executive Office Chair features an expertly stuffed sponge body and PU leather upholstery for superior comfort, so you can tackle all of the day's tasks. Top it off with a swivel seat, adjustable height, and cushioned armrests, and you'll be asking yourself how on earth you scored this chair for under $100.

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Joss & Main
was $260.00

While this adjustable office chair takes design elements from other chairs, it combines them in a fresh way that sets this chair apart. It has armrests that are useable without being obtrusive, and its adjustable height makes it a good fit for everyone. The black faux leather option is also on sale, so grab one of these while they're still in stock.

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Looking for a sleek mesh option? The Techni Mobili Mesh Task Office Chair is a stylish pick that comes in just under $100. Lightweight and supportive, it features a mesh back, contoured fabric seat cushion, and pneumatic seat adjustment for a comfortable and airy all-day sit.

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Who says a top-notch executive chair has to cost a fortune? Coming in at just under $100, the ComHoma Executive High Back Chair features a swivel seat, lumbar support, a pneumatic lift, and a central tilt so that you can easily adjust it to just the right spot.

Sarah M. Vazquez also contributed to reporting.