Although COVID-19 is a medical emergency in the first place, its impact exceeds the medical industry. The pandemic has accelerated recession globally, which has influenced leading sectors throughout the world; no doubt that aviation, tourism, and trade, tops the list. In case the negative economic effects reached you, as many, and you have been laid off or cut wages and seek to raise your income to endure these hard days, check the following 20 work-from-home jobs to consider presented by pouted Magazine.
1 Self Distancing Ambassador ($1,800 to $2,500 Monthly)
It is one of the common COVID-19-related jobs. The work is about encouraging customers to keep the safe distance between themselves and sit in unmarked seats. The social distance that has to be kept is one meter. Offers for these job positions have been available, including those in Fast Jobs and My Careers Future; seek one for a little extra money. Places like street vendor centers, demand people to do this important job, paying up to $2,500 a month. The job does not demand a lot; just be careful while away from your home doing it, and the rest that is needed is quite simple: a degree and good communication skills, so that you can deal with people wisely.
2 Health control ($8 – $16/hour)
Consider checking the temperature checking job if you want to raise your income. The requirements for admission are easy to meet. Therefore, even students can apply. The job is simply to help withstand the temperature of people in places like shopping malls, office buildings, clinics, etc. Most of the checking temperature jobs pay between $8 and $10 an hour. However, clinics and healthcare facilities, known as health care assessors, could pay between $12 and $16.
3 COVID-19 Response Management ($ 8 – $ 10/hr)
COVID-19 causes a fall in revenue and a logistical nightmare for many companies. Many vacancies demand temporary administrative assistants these days to assist with things that include data entry, contract tracking, and customer service. According to your needs, look for full-time concerts or part-time jobs; the sooner usually pays between $1400 and $2000 per month, while the latter about $8 to $10 an hour.
If you have a bike or a driver’s license, its time to make good use of either of them to earn some extra money. Delivery services are increasingly required due to the encouragement for everyone to stay home. You may consider applying for GrabFood, FoodPanda or Deliveroo. Besides, many restaurants, such as Pizza Hut, KFC, and McDonald’s, have set up their internal delivery services. So, if you’re looking for food delivery jobs, you will find a lot of options.
One more job related to COVID-19 to consider is data analysis. These positions are offered for COVID-19-related reasons, such as monitoring and tracking the performance of COVID-19’s renewal efforts and post-COVID-19 forecasts. However, unlike some of the jobs on this list, this one demands background and appropriate technical skills. It requires creating dashboards and producing statistical analyses.
Web development is about creating and designing websites for personal or commercial purposes; it is about managing the layout and operation of the site. Web developers employ their skills in publishing, advertising, consulting, management, etc. Web designing employment growth in the area is expected to be 13% by 2028 because of the boom of mobile devices and e-commerce. Average annual salary: $69,430.
Computer support related jobs are among the top work-at-home jobs available. IT support experts are sought after by businesses, non-profit organizations, call centers, etc. And many companies seek to hire IT support professionals who work remotely. It is a great option to consider, in case you have the necessary requirements of the field.
Virtual Associates provide administrative, technical, and/or creative services in healthcare, legal, government, financial firms, etc. Today, a good deal of business owners offer virtual assistant positions, which means that the job can be accomplished from the safety of your home. As virtual assistants work in many different fields, the pay range is quite wide. The highest-paid virtual assistants work full time and offer executive support or higher-paid services, such as web design, says Durst of Rat Race Rebellion.
If you have native English and at least one other language, you can find home-based work opportunities in schools, hospitals, courts, corporations, and other public and private sector entities. Translators work in spoken or sign language; translators work with written or audio documents. “Businesses can access translators at home with language skills that are hard to find without staying on-site,” said Sara Sutton Fell, CEO, and founder of FlexJobs, a site for part-time workers and freelancers. Average annual salary: $49,930.
Spouses and family therapists generally work full time, and many have a private practice. Online video conferencing applications like Skype and FaceTime allow therapists and their patients, to talk without having to scroll. “It’s a 45-minute appointment as opposed to a three-hour event that takes time,” says Durst, noting that online therapies benefit from more regular visits and reduced patient absenteeism. Average annual salary: $50,090.
Online teaching is another job that has been more required these days because of the situation resulted from the spread of COVID-19 in the world and the students and teachers being unable to go to schools. Advanced technologies and the Internet have created more opportunities for teachers and students. One of the easiest options is to look for teaching English opportunities to non-English speakers.
Online marketing has been dominating the scene for a while. Therefore, it has grown crucial for businesses to establish a strong presence on social networks. If you are acquainted with social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc., you earn some money while staying home by helping businesses reach, engage, and promote their products online. Average annual salary: $60,000.
Many people easily buy insurance online. However, they often need to talk to a licensed insurance representative who knows the right policy and can help them choose it. Insurance companies are increasingly outsourcing incoming phone calls to contact centers. These contact centers, then, have to contract with licensed insurance representatives. Average annual salary: $50,600.
Online writing and editing have been one of the top remote job options for a while; it is no secret that traditional print publications are declining. On the other hand, online magazines have increased and thrived. Consequently, with a computer, internet access, experience, and good ideas, many opportunities to work from home are available for those skilled in writing and editing. However, you also need to know how to plan and edit content and meet deadlines because you are going to face a competitive market. Average annual salary (writer): $62,170
Medical-related jobs are increasingly required at this time, and we all indeed know why. The medical transcriptionist job is simply about listening to the doctors’ voice recordings and transcribing them into written reports. Transcriptionists may work in hospitals, doctors’ offices, third-party services, or be independent. Expanding health services is expected to boost demand for this work, yet a slight decline is expected because of the developments in technology and outsourcing. Average annual salary: $34,770.
If you have young children, home-care can have two benefits: it allows your own children to care for friends and activities while making money for childcare for others. There are websites such as Sittercity.com that connect child care providers with parents who need a childcare provider. The earning from this job depends on the number of children you care for each day and the length and hours of care you provide. Average annual salary: $23,240.
To work as a graphic designer, you need to have experience in designing logos and T-shirts, and in using brochures and advertising software on websites as 99designs.com. It is a profitable, highly demanded job that can be done from home. Your earning will depend on the scope of the project and your experience. Average annual salary: $50,370.
Customer service representative is another work-from-home option to think of in these challenging days. From the safety of your place, you will respond to the customers who call to order a product from a catalog or advertisement, inquire, or complain about something. Average annual salary: $33,750.
Sites like UserTesting.com and Userlytics.com pay people to try different websites and mobile apps and then share their comments. UserTesting.com pays assessors $10 per test, and each test should take no more than 20 minutes. Then the reviewers share their comments in the video.
This is how businesses use services such as getting information from demographic groups about their target market.” The possibilities for this work, sometimes referred to as remote usability testing, may be limited. It’s more of a side job than a job for a living.
The growth of telehealth providing or receiving remote healthcare services through computers and mobile devices has enabled RNs to work from home. The BLS predicts a 12% growth in this area. Average annual salary: $71,730.