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- More than 4 million Americans work from home for at least half of the workweek.
- Careers site FlexJobs found the 14 most common work-from-home jobs in America, as well as how much money people with those jobs earn in a year.
- The remote jobs are in several industries, including technology, finance, and medicine.
More than 4 million Americans worked from home for at least half of the workweek last year, according to the most recent data, and that number is only going up.
To meet the growing demand, companies are offering remote jobs in a growing number of fields, from tech to finance and even medicine.
Careers site FlexJobs recently took a look at the most common remote jobs in America, and there are some surprising entrants on the list. We arranged the jobs by average annual pay, according to data from PayScale — one of the remote jobs makes just under $90,000 a year.
Check out the 14 most common remote jobs in the country, and how much you can make doing them.
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Average annual pay: $34,974
What they do: Remote tutors teach students of all ages using phone, email, and video chat.
Average annual pay: $34,587
What they do: Virtual assistants provide administrative help to clients or companies remotely.
Customer service representative
Average annual pay: $36,839
What they do: Customer service representatives help customers by answering product questions and solving customer problems. When working remotely, they assist customers via phone or online communication such as chats or social media.
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