12 Companies that Hire You to Work From Home

 By: Kayla McDonald 

A growing number of companies see the advantages of hiring remote workers. Both employers and staff can save time and money. If you get the opportunity to work from home, it will eliminate the need to wear uniforms and travel to the workplace. You will also reduce monthly expenses for bus fare, gas and auto repairs.

 A flexible work schedule is one of the top reasons job seekers want to working remotely. You may be able to set your own hours or select from a variety of work schedules. This way you can keep the little ones at home instead of spending money on childcare. Working remotely could give you more time to spend with family. Another benefit of home-based jobs is the opportunity to save money on groceries. Reducing the need to pay for lunch or give the kids lunch money. It is important that your family takes the job seriously and understands that you still have to follow an employer’s guidelines while working in the comfort of your home. 

These job opportunities will offer you more time, money and flexibility which may require you to be organized and disciplined. Of course this is just a short list of benefits relevant to working from home. Everyone has different reasons why working remotely fits their lifestyle so set aside time to compare the pros and cons for you.

Here’s a List of Employers that pay you to work from home. 

To learn more about the companies and apply online,  clicking the links in the description area below.


American Express

This employer has been voted as one of the Top 100 Companies with Remote Jobs. American Express offers consumer and business credit cards services. Their virtual career opportunities are available across the globe.  Employees can enjoy benefits which include tuition assistance, health and wellness. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.  


This employer needs writers, guides, and video producers to work from home.  You can work here and earn money in your spare time.  Guides will be responsible for writing articles on the monthly basis, developing a weekly newsletter and managing an online forum. Writers are encouraged to submit content in subjects that they have prior experience.  Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.

ACD Direct

This employer hires remote workers as independent contractors.  Which means you will not be considered as an employee. ACD Direct has virtual contact center positions for people who are driven, energetic  and interested in working with nonprofits.  At this time remote positions are limited to the following states: Delaware, Massachusetts, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming, and Louisiana. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.


This employer is always looking to hire phone agents for a variety of clients.  As an employee you will be offered benefits. Ideal candidates have  weekend availability and work a minimum of 20-25 hours a week. * At this time, SYKESHome does not offer employment to individuals located in the following states: Alaska, California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington and Washington DC.  Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.


This well-known employer has remote career opportunities. Amazon has  virtual jobs in a variety of categories across the world.  Full-time, part-time, gig jobs and seasonal positions are available.  They offer a full range of benefits for individuals, eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Virtual job opportunities are not available in all areas. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.

Course Hero

This employer hires people to work from home and help students with academic classes. You’ll make a difference for explaining concepts and helping high school & college students solve problems. No professional teaching experience required. Ideal candidates should be subject matter experts and demonstrate their expertise. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.

User Testing

This employer pays you to share your opinions and experiences while completing a variety of tasks online. You’ll work from home using your computer or mobile device to test the functionality of websites and mobile applications. Test Participants are compensated by performance not on an hourly or salaried basis. Job seekers must meet computer and phone requirements. A short practice test and completing basic demographic information is involved in the application process. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.


This employer needs Home advisors to assist customers with various products like the iPad, iPhone, iMac, etc. While working from your home, you’ll answer questions about Apple products and services, enriching customers’ lives. Ideal candidates are confident, disciplined, and self-motivated. Jobs at Apple offers paid training and benefits.  Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.

Fancy Hands

This employer pays people to schedule, purchase items, research, make phone calls and much more! As a virtual assistant, Fancy Hands will hire as an independent contractor. You will assist their clients with daily business operations. Ideal candidates must be tech savvy, English speaking with a computer and high-speed internet connection. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.


This company has a long history in the work-from-home industry.  Arise gives job seekers the opportunity to work independently. You will not be an employee. As an Independent business owner, you’ll work-from-home and partner with Arise to provide excellent customer service. This job allows workers to select from a list of major corporations.  Costs are associated with this business opportunity. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details. 


VIPKID is hiring teacher’s to work-from-home and teach English to kids in China. This company provides an international learning experience to children in China between the ages 4-12. No foreign language experience required. Teachers set their own schedule.  Ideal candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and commit to a six month contract. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details. 


This employer hires people to work from home in the hospitality industry. Phone agents will serve as the first point of contact to Hilton guests within their reservation sales and customer service department.   Hilton careers offer  paid training and benefits.  At this time Reservations Sales Specialist positions are available in most of the United States including: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.  Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details. 

Is Working From Home right for you?

Working from home is not for everybody. It can be a great way to save money and reach career goals. However only you can decide whether it’s the right for you. We recommend that you visit the employer’s website and reviewing the job descriptions to decide which career opportunities fit your lifestyle. 

As always,  post your questions and comments below. Feel free to let us know your experience working from home or recommend other employers. Have a great day! 

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