10 Work From Home Jobs paying Up to $20 an Hour


Today, I have yet another list post for all of you which has work-at-home companies offering up to $20 an hour.

With my last post about the online jobs paying up to $15, I had a tremendous response from my readers and some of them suggested that I write another post making a list of jobs paying more than that.

With that inspiration, I made a small list of online jobs which pay around $20 an hour.

Though this is not a big list, these are the companies which have work-at-home jobs with pay relatively higher than the companies I have listed earlier.


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You can find transcription roles with this company paying $20 per audio hour. After you apply for the position, there will be a short transcription test, which you need to pass to get the job. Remember, there is usually a waiting time for getting the invite to test.

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If you have a native English accent and any formal or informal teaching experience, then you can apply to be an online tutor with this company. You mainly teach conversational English to Chinese kids. You need to have a four-year degree in any subject to apply, and you can earn $14-$22 per hour.

You can apply for this tutoring role here.


This company recruits remote workers frequently mostly for positions like developers, technical support. The annual salary is around 60k. I have seen some recent openings with this company.


A legitimate tutoring company that hires ESL teachers in the US and Canada. They hire tutors with BA degree or students currently studying at the University. Experience in teaching is needed for this role and other teaching certificates are preferred. The base pay is $18 per hour for a 45-minute class along with bonuses and incentives.

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You have freelance openings for editors, proofreaders and book developers with this company. Though the opportunities are not frequent, you can always check the website later to see if they are hiring.


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ETS is a scoring company where you get paid to score different tests. The work is basically to evaluate essays, spoken responses and more. You can get paid up to $20 per hour.


This company hires work-at-home customer service specialists assisting internal and external customers. The pay can go up to $18 per hour.

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Working Solutions

This company offer customer service in many areas like technical assistance, general customer service, backend support, etc. You do have to pass an assessment test before they accept you as an agent. The work is entirely remote, and the pay can go up to $25 per hour.


I have written about Rev earlier with regards to captioning, but they offer freelance transcription and translation opportunities as well. After you pass the transcription test, you get paid around $24 per audio hour.


InstaEDU is an online tutoring company hiring tutors to teach students online. The schedules are quite flexible, and the work is through Skype. The pay is around $20 an hour. It will help if you have prior teaching experience with this job.


If you are looking for customer care or sales positions, then you can apply with Nexrep. The position involves handling inbound and outbound calls. The pay is around $25 per hour.


This company hires work-at-home appointment setters. You will have to work a minimum of 20 hours a week for this role, and the pay is around $12 to $25 an hour. This position is only available to US residents.

These are some of the companies which offer a pay higher than $15 per hour. Getting a pay in that range is something which can give more security for your work-at-home set up. You can live on these jobs.

Please do remember to check the websites if they are hiring presently or keep a tab on them to see when they hire again.

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I have some more online and offline job options for you which can pay around $20 an hour or more.

Blogging – I know now for sure you can make superb money from blogging. I started blogging a couple of years ago, and now I am earning almost over $4000 a month. Blogging can be side hustle or a full-time biz but either way, it is a super flexible way to make money online. And you can start your blogging hustle with my step-by-step guide, and the income possibility is huge.

Lyft – If you have a car in good condition and love driving, then you might have another way to make extra income. You can be a Lyft driver and earning extra cash. For a limited time, earn an extra $1,000 when you finish first 125 rides as a Lyft driver.

Flipping – I am surprised at how profitable this side business is. Actually, it can be a main income earner for you. Melissa earned over $40,000 last year flipping thrift store items part-time. And she doubled it this year, making over $130,000. Cool, right?!! This can be a super fun and flexible side hustle and can make more than $20/hour. Learn everything about flipping in this FREE workshop.

Virtual Assistant – This is the most in demand work-at-home job and it can be very flexible. Virtual Assistant jobs have been on the rise and it is the perfect time for you to get into this money-making online job. You can make anywhere from $35-50 an hour as a beginner in a Virtual Assistant role.

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