Whether you want to do virtual support work full-time, or simply want to make extra income on the side, Byron connects virtual assistants with companies that need help.
According to the Byron website, virtual assistants can:
- Work when they want: There’s no set number of hours you need to commit to.
- Select the projects they want to work on: If there are some tasks you don’t like to do, you can avoid them.
- Get paid quickly: Byron pays every two weeks by PayPal. It even logs your work time and projects, so you don’t have to keep track.
What Types of Virtual Support Work does Byron Offer?
The projects and tasks available through Byron are fairly typical virtual support work types including data entry, scheduling, writing and more. The work is divided into 15 categories:
An appealing aspect of Byron is the ability to be notified of the types of jobs you prefer. If you want to do just do transcription or data entry, you can ask to be notified for those jobs only. Plus you can pick long or short-term projects, and you can work as much or as little as you like.
What Does Byron Pay?
The average pay for virtual support work is $12-$15 per hour, but some skill sets may earn more such as design work, and people with consistent positive feedback might get bonuses.
Byron bills by the minute instead of by project so you’re paid for every minute you work.
It pays every two weeks through PayPal.
What Virtual Assistant Skills are Required to Work for Byron?
To be considered as a virtual assistant with Byron, you:
- Must be 18 years old
- Live in the United States
- Have at least 3 years of experience in a professional executive assistant or virtual assistant position
What is Byron’s Hiring Process?
Byron outlines 4 steps to getting hired and starting work:
- Apply for Work. You only need an email to start the process, but eventually will need to supply a resume, references, and proof of residency.
- Interview. All potential hires are interviewed to learn more about your skills and experience.
- Training and Testing. Before you can start working, you need to learn about how the Byron platform works, such as how you’ll find and claim work, communicate with clients, and complete work. When the training is done, you’ll take a test to insure you’ve understood what you’ve learned.
- Start Working: Once you’ve completed the training, you can start claiming work.
To learn more or apply, visit Byron
Don’t have 3 years experience? Be sure to check out these entry-level virtual support job options.
Looking for more virtual support work? Sign up for the WAHS jobs email to get virtual support and other jobs delivered to your email.
Need even more virtual assistant job listings? Check out FlexJobs that often has hundreds of virtual support jobs. Flexjobs offers 100% scam-free, screened work-at-home job listings!
Want to make $30-$50 an hour as a virtual assistant?
Working as a virtual assistant with a company is all fine and good, but if you’re looking for greater pay, ability to pick and choose the type of work you do, and flexibility, then starting your own virtual assistant business is a better option. You’ll be able to set your own prices and decide what services you’ll offer and to whom.
If this sounds interesting, you’ll want to check out Gina Horkey’s 30 Days or Less to Virtual Assistant Success
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