13 Telecommuting Jobs with No Location Requirement

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This story originally appeared on FlexJobs.

Who says you need to be in a fixed location to find a great job? While it’s true that about 95% of remote jobs require a location — for reasons such as regular face-to-face meetings or proximity to clients or projects — that’s not always the case.

As job seekers enter a rebounding job market that’s experienced the rich benefits of working virtually during the pandemic, it’s a prime time to dive deeper into your quest to find remote work. To help job seekers interested in finding remote jobs that can truly be performed from anywhere, FlexJobs has identified 13 common remote job titles that typically do not have a location requirement.

These job titles are commonly found in the FlexJobs database of work-from-anywhere jobs — remote jobs that provide tremendous latitude for people looking to work untethered from geographic requirements.

Whether you’re a digital nomad or simply someone seeking to cut your ties to a traditional location-bound job, a diligent search may yield a wealth of employers that don’t care where you’re located, as long as work is getting done efficiently and effectively.

Following are remote job titles that typically do not impose geographic requirements of the remote worker, as well as the average salary according to PayScale.

1. Business development manager

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Average salary: $71,968

Business development managers create business plans, drive new customers and business, manage client accounts, increase brand loyalty, and improve customer satisfaction. Strong relational skills are needed for this role.

2. Copywriter

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Average salary: $50,570

Copywriters write persuasively to draw in an audience and convince them to purchase or use a product or service. Copywriters need to be able to write clear and concise copy, and many jobs require editing skills.

3. Curriculum designer

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Average salary: $61,389

Curriculum or instructional designers write and create academic training and course materials. Duties can include updating and writing syllabi, creating online course content, and using feedback to update course materials.

4. Customer support specialist

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Average salary: $41,382

Customer service specialists often deal with customers and clients via phone, email, chat and social media. They answer questions and troubleshoot problems, and may sell products or services.

5. Front-end developer

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Average salary: $71,145

Front-end developers code the front end of a website by converting design files into HTML, JavaScript or CSS. The online nature of this role makes it one of the best remote jobs to do from anywhere.

6. Marketing manager

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Average salary: $64,500

Marketing managers typically create advertising and marketing campaigns to sell products and services. Writing, social media, demand generation and SEO skills are often needed for this role.

7. Online ESL teacher

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Average salary: $43,878

ESL (English as a second language) teachers teach English to non-native students. Virtual teachers may meet one-on-one or in a group setting. Grading student work and creating curriculum may be part of the job.

8. Product manager

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Average salary: $82,916

Product managers oversee the creation of a product. They help to meet goals, guide a team, manage expenses, oversee budgets and more.

9. Recruiter

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Average salary: $49,544

Recruiters work to find candidates for open roles. They may write and post descriptions, reach out to qualified candidates, perform interviews, do background checks and onboard new employees.

10. Social media manager

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Average salary: $49,881

Social media managers oversee social media pages and profiles. Drafting posts, interacting with followers, and tracking metrics and engagement are a few tasks of a social media manager.

11. Translator

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Average salary: $47,974

Remote translators work to translate the written word from one language to another. Translators may work to translate books, articles, scripts, captions and more. Fluency and expertise in another language is required.

12. Virtual assistant

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Average salary: $39,617

Virtual assistants can set up meetings and appointments, oversee calendar management, take meeting notes, organize digital files, respond to emails and more.

13. Web designer

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Average salary: $49,649

Developing, creating and coding web pages and apps are the main tasks of a web designer. Web designers typically need to know one or more coding languages and have some graphic design skills.

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