TEN GREAT WORK-AT-HOME JOBS
Gas prices are like to continue their upward spiral before they come down. Wouldn’t it make sense for you to go to your boss right now and suggest he either pay you more or allow you to work at home?
Many Americans want to keep their paychecks in their pockets and out of their gas tanks. This gas crunch comes at a good time because we have cheap Internet access and fast computers here in America.
Many workers can perform their jobs just as well from home as they can in the office. Government analysts recently identified ten fast-growing jobs that combine higher-than-average hourly wages with the benefits of working from home. Go to Yahoo.com Education News for the entire story:
#1: Administrative Services Manager
They oversee support staffs in law firms, hospitals, etc. All you need is a bachelor’s degree in business to ern $30 per hour.
#2: Computer Systems Analyst
Computer systems analysts often test new ideas at their own home offices and can make upwards of $30 an hour. You usually need a computer science degree.
#3: Database Manager
They maintain databases, and many of them work remotely. We have a friend who works for IBM in Germany doing this. They can earn considerably over $30 an hour, but need specialized training along with business degree and computer expertise. Some freelance from home.
#4: Public Relations Specialist
Pr people use phone and email and can adapt what they do to home. Expect somewhat more than $22 per hour, but come armewd with a PR degree or equivalent experience.
This is a job that can be done at home as a salaried or freelance worker. You don’t need a law degree to be a paralegal, but you should have experience as an adjuster and at least an associate degree. Some law firms like their paralegals to work from home. Expect to earn over $20 an hour.
#6: Probation Officer
This job typically pays $20 an hour plus government benefits.
#7: Web Design Professional
They earn about $20 per hour working from home. Need to know computer programming and have some experience designing and working with Web sites.
#8: Desktop Publisher
You can make $20 an hour writing brochures and press releases for various employers who can’t afford a staff or a desk.
#9: Medical Transcriptionist
As many doctors’ offices and health care facilities struggle to meet the demands of increased patient loads, home-based medical transcriptionists ride to the rescue. By leveraging skills gained in campus-based or online medical transcription training programs, these specialists can earn $14 or more per hour without leaving home.
#10: Virtual Assistant
Bootstrapping a business in today’s economy often requires creative thinking. Some of the most creative and successful professionals in consulting, real estate, and health care have realized that they can reap the benefits of having full-time administrative assistance without the costs of expanding their own offices. Virtual assistants provide high-end secretarial tasks on demand for clients, usually from home offices and earn $13 or more an hour. C