6 Fully-Remote Jobs That Pay Over $200,000 a Year


Before the COVID-19 pandemic, getting a high-paying remote job was a little like finding a unicorn. However, times have changed significantly, and employers are much more willing to allow high-performing employees to work from home.

We scoured online job boards for companies hiring remote workers and offering $100 an hour or more (the equivalent of a $200,000 full-time salary). Here are just a few ideas to get you thinking about the possibilities.

Potential Salary:  $120 per hour One position we found was offering a one-year contract position at $120 per hour. It requires 5-7 years of experience as a benefits analyst, with specific experience using Workday, ADP, and the Fidelity platform for 401k recordkeeping.

Benefits Analyst

Freelance Interpreter

Potential Salary:  $100 per hour and up One position available noted a starting salary of $100 per hour and up and required 1-2 years of experience in interpreting plus past work in international events or high-level bilateral meetings.

Potential Salary:  $100 – $250 per hour While it is a commission-based job, the company notes that its top producers earn between $200,000 and $550,000 per year.


Potential Salary:  $50 – $200 per hour Freelance publicists work on a contract basis and can earn $50 – 200 per hour with the right skills. Publicists are responsible for creating communication plans for clients, pitching stories to media outlets, and arranging for publicity opportunities.

Freelance Publicist

Potential Salary:  $90 – $120 per hour One job we found was a contract position to help develop a fin-tech platform – adding new product features and maintaining the core application. Some prior experience is required, and the job pays between $90 and $120 per hour with full benefits.

Software Developer

Potential Salary:  $40 – $115 per hour The job listing notes that average sales reps take home $7,000 – $15,000 a month, and top sellers can make over $20,000 per month.

Inside Sales Representative

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