7 Growing fields that allow for 100% remote work

Many students dream of a high paying job where they can work from home and not have to plan a daily commute where they are sitting in traffic two+ hours per day. Flexjobs recently identified these remote careers by comparing the number of 100 percent remote jobs posted in January 2022 to December 2022 across 50 career categories in its database. Each of the categories increased at least 20 percent during this time period. 

A “fully remote job” is defined as a professional-level job that allows the worker to work completely from home 100 percent of the time. The below categories are ranked in order from highest to lowest growth. They each increased at least 20 percent. All are considered strong career fields for remote jobs in 2023.

  1. Nonprofit & Philanthropy
  2. Analyst
  3. Legal
  4. Medical & Health
  5. Communications
  6. Accounting & Finance
  7. Project Management

So, if working remotely is an important consideration for your students they may want to consider pursuing one of these career paths in college.