There are a lot of professional jobs that are highly compatible with remote work, but some jobs just can’t be done from home, right? Not so fast. At Remote.co, we hand curate our list of fully remote jobs and some of them can be surprising. Remote jobs crop up in a variety of job fields, and we feature these positions in 17 unique career categories.

To demonstrate the variety of fully remote jobs available, Remote.co, the definitive remote work resource, has highlighted 10 surprising jobs that can be done 100% remotely. A fully remote job is defined as a professional-level job that can be done exclusively outside of the employer’s office.

Being able to work from home, or from a variety of locations while traveling, or from anywhere you please can be a dream come true for some professionals. According to a recent survey by our sister site, FlexJobs, 100% remote work remains the most popular choice for flexible work for the fourth year in a row. The Work-Life-Relationship Survey also found that flexible work arrangements have a positive effect on personal health and well-being as well as interpersonal relationships. Respondents overwhelmingly said that they would be better friends, parents, spouses and partners, and even pet owners if they had flexible work options. What’s more, 88% believed work flexibility would decrease their levels of stress.

The jobs listed below were all actively hiring as of March 12, 2019. These professional-level positions range from entry-level to executive-level and span across a wide range of industries, such as science, education, law, health care, sports, food, communications, and nonprofit.

10 Surprising Jobs You Can Do Remotely 100% of the Time

3D Animator at HTX Labs

A skilled animator is needed to create game-ready animations through key-frame animation and motion capture technology for virtual reality training experiences.

Adjunct Faculty – BS in Marketing at Colorado State University – CSU

For CSU’s Global Campus, this faculty member in the Bachelor of Science in Marketing program will manage online classrooms, conduct live classroom sessions, provide feedback on assignments, and respond to student emails and requests. A Ph.D. is required.

Chief Financial Officer at Tortuga

Tortuga is seeking a virtual CFO to support its growth from seven to eight figures in revenue. The company does not currently have any accounting or finance staff, so the right candidate for this position will work with the founders, operations manager, and accounting firm to create healthy growth and financial security for the company.

Curator, Design at Medium Corporation

The popular content site, Medium, is looking for a curator who knows quality writing when they see it and has specialized knowledge of design (product, graphic, etc.) and UX to curate those topics.

Director of Engineering at 7 Cups

7 Cups is seeking a director of engineering to help build, guide, and grow its software team. The director will report directly to 7 Cups’ CEO, Glen Moriarty.

Executive Director, Oncology Development at SynteractHCR

The executive director, oncology development is responsible for driving the operational goals for their assigned department as well as the strategic oncology market approach. Up to 40% travel may be required.

Legal Executive Assistant, Equivity

Equivity is hiring a virtual legal executive assistant who has three or more years of experience working as an administrative assistant or legal secretary in a law firm and is comfortable remotely managing the administrative needs of a law office.

Nursing Tutor at Pearson

In this position, online nursing/allied health tutors work with students at all academic levels—from students seeking associate’s degrees through colleagues in doctoral programs. Requirements include advanced coursework or a graduate degree in a nursing or an allied health discipline and college-level teaching or tutoring experience in nursing and allied health courses.

Prescription Entry Technician at Symbria

In this role, the primary purpose of the remote prescription entry technician is the computer data entry of prescription orders and other patient information in an efficient, productive, and accurate manner.

Tax Accountant at Gineris & Associates

This role is a part-time position most of the year that turns into a full-time position during tax season. The tax accountant will be responsible for completing individual and/or entity tax returns, as well as performing tax reviews, tax projections, and tax planning for small businesses and their owners/stakeholders.

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This is a version of a post that was originally published on August 8, 2018. 

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