100% Remote! Top 20 legit companies that pay $16 per hour (or more) to work from home

Updated: Oct 6, 2019

No commute, no traffic stress, no need to even change out of your pajamas if you don't feel like it and a competitive pay check. Sounds unrealistic right? Not anymore. Companies these days are expanding their office boundaries to incorporate the idea of working from home. These work from home companies offer employees flexible working hours, better pay and freedom from office walls. Some of the companies are taking it to another level by having all their employees working remote. We have curated a list of 20 100% remote companies.

Technology companies

#1 - Github - This software company allows its employees to work remotely. The company has regular openings for techy posts such as developers, with an annual salary of $60k.

#2 - Art Logic - If you are great at coding at willing to work from home, try applying for an Art Logic job online vacancy. The company occasionally hires system developers who earn $20 per hour respective of the job.

#3 - SitePen - For tech enthusiasts looking for a remote work experience, SitePen regularly hires for multiple tech positions. These positions pay $80k annual which rounds up to $20 an hour.

#4 - HelpScout - Help desk software company HelpScout employs a remote team of 75 people working from more than 50 cities in over 12 countries. HelpScout also gives it’s remote team members an annual stipend of up to $1,800 to “improve their craft.”

#5 - Crossover - Crossover has a pool of clients who work only with remote employees. They source, test, and create remote teams for the clients. After creating customized teams, they also manage them for guaranteed productivity. Crossover has openings for multiple tech positions starting software developer role ($30K/year) to VP role ($400k/year).

Online tutoring

#6 - Chegg - A fantastic site for students to find a tutor in any subject. Chegg pays tutors $20 an hour. Some of the company’s top earners get $1000 per month.

#7 - Manhattan Prep - It offers individual posts the option of work at home. Such positions pay as much as $100 an hour.

#8 - TutorVista - TutorVista has a tutor base of more than 2,000 qualified teachers from across different countries and continents. TutorVista gives you the opportunity to get paid online teaching subjects like English, Biology, Science, Physics, Math, Grammar, etc. You are expected to put at least 4 hrs/week and earn from $10 to $40 per hour.

#9 - Cambly - Cambly is an ESL website where students can be taught English Language. Earning for Cambly teachers is 17 cents per minute. So, you should expect to make around $10.20 per hour.

#10 - A Pass Educational Group  - offers you the chance to work at home as an educational subject matter expert. These positions pay a range of $20 to $30 per hour.

Writing Services

#11 - Talent Inc. - Talent Inc. seeks to help job seekers write and improve cover letters, resumes, and LinkedIn profiles. It also assists job seekers with finding a job and networking. Talent Inc. hires remote resume writers to work remotely.

#12 - Crawford Media Services - hires independent contractors to carry out metadata writing, SE optimisation, and tagging. However, most of their projects are seasonal or occasional. Pay can go up to $18 per hour depending on the task.

Translation Services

#13 - Language Service Associates - hires interpreters and translators with U.S jurisdiction. The average pay for their contractors is $20 per hour.

#14 - ProZ - As the translation industry’s leading workplace, ProZ is the leading source of translation jobs and translation work for freelancers.

Virtual Assistant

#16 - Worldwide 101 - pays Virtual Assistants up to $20 per hour. VA's are required to work at least twenty hours a week.

#17 - ShowMojo - is dedicated to streamlining the real estate business with solutions to home owners and managers. Posts such as sales manager, call center manager and automation expert pay about $20 an hour.

#18 - Virtual Office Temps - offers services such as clerical support, administration, management and sales support among many other professional business services. Pay is $10 to $35 per hour depending on the task.

Website Testing

#19 - test IO - With test IO, you get paid for testing websites, apps, and games, and you earn $50 when you find a glitch or a bug within the platform if it's a critical issue, you'll earn even more. If you don't find any bugs, you can also get paid for rating apps.

#20 - User Testing - employs home-based workers to carry out tests on various websites. To qualify as a tester, potential testers must undertake and pass a test. Successful testers earn up to $15 per 20 minutes. This translates to more than $45 per hour.