8 Work From Home Jobs That Will Pay You Over $100K a Year

published Sep 26, 2019
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In today’s day and age, working from home is becoming more popular across the country. And why shouldn’t it: Not only do you get the choice of hanging in your comfy clothes all day, but you’re not constricted to a desk and can be a little more flexible with your hours. Plus, not only do you not have to pay for commuting costs, but you can also get a massive payout—reaching, yes, even six figures.

In fact, here are a selection of remote jobs, courtesy of FlexJobs that pay at least $100,000 a year. The jobs range in skillset so this list isn’t catered to one type of individual—from communications to pharmaceuticals to tech, they are all at different employers. If you see one that’s up your alley, don’t wait—who knows how long these positions will be open until they’re snagged.

Senior Consultant, Growth Strategy

If you’re a people person and are skilled at establishing strong relationships, this position might be meant for you. The only major requirement involves having a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of coaching and mentoring, which will help you to grow client relationships and ultimately help grow the business. This role is full-time and involves some travel.

Average Salary: $100-$135K; Apply Now

Director of Communications

Climate change is a hot topic right now, and this opportunity will put you right in the middle. You’ll be responsible for strategizing and overseeing a team for a climate movement organization, and the requirements include having 10 years of social or political communications experience.

Average Salary: $120K; Apply Now

Security Data Scientist

This employer is seeking someone who has previous experience in software to be able improve the data pipeline and build scalable systems. The listings states that flexible hours are part of the job, and while you can work in the office there is the option for being remote.

Average Salary: 120K; Apply Now

Security Architect

Calling all tech-savvy applicants! This position is in charge of setting up IT security of complex applications for the clients of the company. As implied at least 7 years of IT experience—specifically with network concepts—is required. In exchange, you get to be full-time remote without any travel required.

Average Salary: $115K-$125K; Apply Now

Director, Medical Writing

This position focuses on rare disease biopharmaceuticals and making sure that medical writing on products is correct and high-quality, desiring at least 15 years of medical writing experience. Another part of the job is overseeing a team of junior writers, so strong leadership skills is also required.

Average Salary: 180K-$200K; Apply Now


Yes, you can even work from home doing pharmaceutical work. Responsibilities include conducting pre-authorizations and quality improvement and pharmacist-level case reviews. In order to qualify for this job, you must have an unrestricted state license. Pay is $55 an hour, 40 hours a week. 

Average Salary: $105K; Apply Now

Head of Data and Machine Learning

If you come from an IT and engineering background, this position might be a match. This role will lead data and machine learning efforts through making architectural decision, and at least four years of related experience is needed. The company is based in San Francisco and Washington, D.C., but the option of working remote is available.

Average Salary: 120K; Apply Now

Managing Director

In this position, you will lead communication efforts through maximizing media relations, providing social media insight, and managing the creation of content process. A college degree is required as well as seven years at a PR agency.

Average Salary: $110K-$120K; Apply Now