I have been working online from the comfort of my home for last 10 years. I offer my services as a freelancer to clients all over the world.
Initially I started my online career as a freelance writer but from last 4 years I am also offering my digital marketing services.
In last 10 years I came across so many high paying home based online jobs. In this article I have compiled a list of such high paying home based online jobs.
All of these jobs are absolutely genuine and pay you on a regular basis. It really doesn’t matter what part of the world you live in, whether you are from India or Vietnam or Philippines, anyone can work from home and make money online.
Especially if you are from Philippines then take a look.
 Freelance Writer. As I said earlier I started my freelancing career as a writer. Today freelance writing is one of the most popular ways to make money online.
As a freelance writer you will write articles for various websites. These articles can be simple pieces or well researched journals. You will get paid for each word you write. Usually rates fall anywhere between $.05 and $1 per word.
It depends for the publication or the website you are writing for. If it is a small website then the rates could be between $.02 and $.05 however if it is a big publication then you can get $1 per word.
There are millions of freelance writers all over the world who are making decent money working online from their homes.
There is no dearth of opportunities, you can go to websites like Upwork and Fiverr and find freelance writing work.
 Blogging. Second home based online job in the list is blogging. Blogging is very popular among the people who are in the age group 16 years – 35 years.
Blogging has enormous potential when it comes to making money. There is no limit how much you can make. There are bloggers who are making well over $20,000 per month. In fact there are many bloggers who are millionaires. On an average a blogger can easily make $1000 – $3000 per month.
There are two popular ways to make money with blogging.
- Contextual Advertisements – Bloggers get paid when some clicks ads on their website.
- Affiliate Marketing – Selling products on someone else behalf and earning commission for each sale.
So start a blog on a topic close to your heart. If you like cooking then start a blog on cooking, similarly you can start on other hobbies like music, travelling, technology, sports, health, beauty, politics, entertainment etc.
Choose a niche, create some great content on it, market it to the people online and make money.
 Copywriter. From blogging you can transition to copywriting. There are many good reasons to become a copywriter in Philippines and elsewhere.
The median pay of copywriters in USA is well over $65,000 a year and around 10% of them earn more than $100,000 annually. The demand for copywriters has gone up substantially after the COVID – 19 Pandemic.
Many businesses have moved their business online therefore digital marketing companies are always looking for good copywriters who can write advertisements for websites, newspapers and magazines.
If you live in Philippines, you can work as a freelancer for clients in USA, UK, Canada and Australia. Filipino copywriters can easily earn at par with American copywriters. Copywriting job is recession proof and you can work online from the comfort of your home.
 Transcription and Data Entry Work. There is a huge demand for freelance transcriptionists from clients based in USA and Europe. As a transcriptionist you listen to audio voice recordings and convert them into written documents. Most of these recordings will either be medical or legal.
The skills required to become a transcriptionist are:
- Typing Speed at least 40 words per minute
- Good Listening Skills
- Familiarity with medical and legal jargon.
A transcriptionist can easily earn $1000 – $2500 per month working as a freelancer.
 Digital Marketing. Traditional marketing like newspaper ads, TV ads, radio ads are being replaced by digital marketing and social media marketing.
As a digital marketer you will help clients grow their business online. You have to rank their website/brand on the first page of the Google search result page. SEO or Search Engine Optimization is one of the main components of digital marketing. If you know SEO then there is no dearth of jobs for a good SEO expert.
You will also help clients with content generation, lead generation, data analytics, social media, email marketing etc.
A good digital marketer can always earn $1000 – $3000 per month.
 Virtual Assistant/Social Media Manager. If you find marketing very difficult then you can try for virtual assistant jobs. Virtual assistants assist their clients and organizations from home via Skype or Zoom. A virtual assistant is responsible for schedule meetings, respond emails and phone calls, manage contact list, keep online records, create presentation, organize calendars etc.
You must have great organizational and interpersonal skills and also good command over English language. You can easily earn $1000 – $1500 per month.
 Online English Tutor. Teaching English online is one of the most popular jobs in Philippines. If you have superb English communication skills and command over the language you teach the language to foreign students online. You will be given the curriculum and study material by your employer. You conduct sessions online via Zoom and Skype. Each session could be 30 – 35 minutes long.
You just need passion for teaching and helping students online. You can easily earn top $1000 – $3000 per month. Because of COVID pandemic demand for online tutor has gone up exponentially. School, colleges, universities, online coaching classes etc are looking for online tutors who can teach their students online via Zoom or Skype.
According to MoneyConnexion, the market for online tutoring in the USA alone was about $63.57 billion prior to the pandemic. The study shows that the global market for online tutoring reached $150 billion in 2020, and by 2026, it is expected to grow to $278 billion.
 App Developer and Web Developer. If you love coding and programming in languages like PHP, Python, Java etc then you can develop various applications for mobile and desktop platforms. Android app developers are in huge demand.
You can look for job offers on websites like Stackoverflow.com, Fiverr etc.
You also design and develop websites for clients located all over the world. Coding is a high skilled job and you can easily earn $1000 – $3000 monthly.
 Internet Researcher. Another high skilled home based job is Internet researcher. You will be asked to perform research like extracting information, gather, sort and analyze data. You could be asked to research about financial markets, economy, geo-politics etc.
If you have analytical and interpretive skills then you can easily earn up to $2500 per month.
 Graphic Designer. If you are skilled in Adobe Photoshop, PhotoScape, Photopea or any other graphic design software, you can become a graphic designer.
You will design logos, UI/UX, illustrations, motion graphics and other multimedia content.
Graphic designers can easily earn up to $1000 – $3000 a month depending upon their creativity and experience.
These were 10 high paying home based online jobs for Filipinos. All these jobs are available online and you can work from the comfort of your home. Salary mentioned is approximate.