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WFH Jobs Roundup: Where to Find Remote Work Opportunities

Posted: September 02, 2020

Before COVID-19, 5 million U.S. employees worked from home at least half of the time. That number has more than tripled, as 16 million professionals started working remotely full-time within the past six months. Regardless of whether work from home jobs are here to stay, remote work opportunities are aplenty across iHire’s platform.

If you’re wondering how to find remote jobs, which industries have the most “WFH” openings, and who’s hiring remote workers, check out these data trends* from iHire’s 56 industry-specific talent communities.

*Data accurate as of 9/1/20 and is subject to change


Total Remote Jobs on iHire: 50,343

 

Top 10 Industries for Remote Work

iHire Talent Community

No. of Job Postings

  1. iHireInsurance

 12,506

  1. iHireTechnology

 8,277

  1. iHireCustomerService

 4,436

  1. iHireSalesPeople

 3,809

  1. iHireNursing

 3,216

  1. iHireEngineering

 1,822

  1. iHireBanking

 1,691

  1. iHireAccounting

 1,268

  1. iHireAdmin

 1,067

  1. iHireBiotechnology

 874

 

 

Top 10 Remote Job Career Titles

Title

No. of Job Postings

  1. Sales Agent

12,119

  1. Customer Service Representative

3,505

  1. Software Developer

2,386

  1. Sales Representative

2,030

  1. Registered Nurse (RN)

1,764

  1. Engineer

1,150

  1. Account Executive

892

  1. Database Administrator

800

  1. Call Center Representative

792

  1. Real Estate Agent

673

 

 

Top 10 Cities to Find Remote Work

City

No. of Job Postings

  1. New York, NY

786

  1. Washington, DC

605

  1. Atlanta, GA

512

  1. Phoenix, AZ

477

  1. Chicago, IL

472

  1. Dallas, TX

464

  1. Los Angeles, CA

432

  1. San Francisco, CA

432

  1. Houston, TX

423

  1. Austin, TX

414

 

 

Top 10 Companies Hiring Remote Employees

Company

No. of Job Postings

  1. Assurance Independent Agents

7,133

  1. TTEC

4,307

  1. Humana

1,535

  1. Intuit

1,294

  1. Jobot

1,007

  1. Common Spirit Health

975

  1. Instacart Shoppers

843

  1. UnitedHealth Group

602

  1. Veterans Health Administration

594

  1. Madison Allied

538

 

 

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Top 10 Candidate Skills Listed in Remote Job Postings

Skill

No. of Job Postings

  1. Training and Development

28,246

  1. Scheduling

22,062

  1. Customer Service

21,702

  1. Management

20,614

  1. Communication

20,475

  1. Sales

20,113

  1. Organization

18,406

  1. Software

17,033

  1. Leadership

14,543

  1. Healthcare Management

13,781

 

 

Employment Types Listed in Remote Job Postings

Employment Type

No. of Job Postings

  1. Full Time

46,436

  1. Part Time

2,794

  1. Contract

850

  1. Temp/Seasonal

146

  1. Internship

506

 

 

Now that you know there are plenty of remote work opportunities available, get started searching for your perfect work from home position.  

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