80+ Work-At-Home Ideas

80+ Work-At-Home Ideas

When I first wanted to work at home, I was stuck on the types of work I could do. I poured over books that listed hundreds of home-based career ideas, highlighting the ones that seemed interesting.

While I encourage would-be work-at-homers to use their own skills and experiences to identify career ideas, it doesn’t hurt to see lists like this to help you consider viable options you might not otherwise think of. Here is a list of 80+ work-at-home ideas. Many of these can be done as a job or as a home business. Some have links to other resources you can check out to learn more.

  1. Accountant/Bookkeeper
  2. Affiliate Marketer
  3. Antique Restoration
  4. App Developer
  5. Baker
  6. Blogger
  7. Bridal Consultant
  8. Career Counselor/Consultant
  9. Caterer
  10. Child Care Provider
  11. Coach/Consultant
  12. Commercial Cleaner
  13. Computer Repair
  14. Consierge
  15. Copywriter
  16. Crafter
  17. Customer Service
  18. Debt Collector
  19. Desktop Publishing
  20. Direct Sale Representative
  21. Doula
  22. Drop Shipper
  23. eBay Seller
  24. Energy Efficiency Consultant
  25. Entertainer (i.e. YouTuber or party entertainment)
  26. Event/Party Planner
  27. Financial Planner
  28. Franchise Owner
  29. Freelance Writer
  30. Fundraiser
  31. Genealogist
  32. Ghost Writer
  33. Gift Baskets
  34. Grant Writer
  35. Graphic Designer
  36. Groomer
  37. Handyman
  38. Holiday Decorator
  39. Home Cleaner
  40. Home Inspector
  41. Home Stager
  42. House Sitter
  43. Human Resource Consultant
  44. Indie Author
  45. Information Product Creator
  46. Interior Designer
  47. Inventor
  48. Junk Removal
  49. Landscaper
  50. Local Guide
  51. Local Publication Publisher
  52. Marketing Expert/Publicist
  53. Microworker
  54. Neighborhood Welcome Service
  55. Nurse – CareerBuilder lists many home-based nursing jobs. Search “work at home” and then the “nursing” or “health care” category to find them.
  56. Notary
  57. Nutritionist
  58. Organizer
  59. Painter
  60. Personal Trainer
  61. Pet Sitter (and other pet related businesses)
  62. Photographer
  63. Private Investigator
  64. Proofreader/Editor
  65. Property Management
  66. Public Speaker
  67. Referral Service
  68. Researcher
  69. Resume Writer
  70. Seamstress/Tailor
  71. SEO/Internet Marketing Consultant
  72. Social Media Manager
  73. T-Shirt Maker
  74. Tax Preparer
  75. Telemarketer
  76. Transcriber
  77. Translator
  78. Travel Agent
  79. Tutor/Teacher
  80. Video Producer/Editor
  81. Virtual Assistant
  82. Voice Over Professional
  83. Web Testers/Evaluators
  84. Yard Care

Check out these resources for more work-at-home options and resources:

192+ Places that Pay You to Work From Home

70+ Places to Make a Few Bucks

6 Jobs that Require Little to No Experience

About LTruex
Leslie Truex is an ideaphoric writer, speaker, entrepreneur, social worker and mom trying to do it all from the comfort of her home. Since 1998, she's been helping others create careers they love by providing work-at-home information and resources through Work-At-Home Success.

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