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If you're tired of working in an office environment, there are plenty of opportunities for you to work online from home and get paid. In fact, you can find a variety of remote jobs in the workforce that pay at different frequencies. Knowing the online jobs available can help you make a more strategic decision regarding your future employment.

In this article, we explain what equipment and home space you need in order to work online from home and list 55 online work-from-home jobs that often pay weekly.

Related: Everything You Should Know About Working From Home

What do you need to work online from home?

When you work online remotely, there are plenty of things that can help you stay productive. While a work-from-home job already provides you with a great deal of flexibility, having the right tools and tactics can help you thrive in your position. Here's what you need in order to work online from home:

  • Fast and reliable internet: Since you're working online, it's important to have a strong internet connection in order to complete your work-related tasks. A fast internet connection makes it easier to finish your work in a timely manner.

  • Computer: Whether you prefer a desktop computer or a laptop, you need some type of computer to work online. Both devices allow you to access the internet and perform your duties.

  • Quiet location: When you work remotely, a quiet workspace can improve your productivity. Working with fewer distractions makes it easier for you to complete your tasks on time and helps improve the overall quality of your work.

Related: How To Work from Home Online

Online work-from-home jobs that pay weekly

Whether you're just starting your career or you're a seasoned professional, the remote workforce offers plenty of jobs for you to consider. Thanks to the nature of these jobs, you can even find positions that will likely pay you on a weekly basis. Following are some work-from-home jobs you can do online that often pay weekly. For the most up-to-date information from Indeed, please click on the salary link for each job title below.

1. Customer service representative

National average salary: $19,406 per year

Primary duties: Customer service representatives answer customer calls and listen to their concerns. They answer customer questions, provide information about company products and process customer returns and exchanges.

Related: Learn About Being a Customer Service Representative

2. Data entry clerk

National average salary: $26,928 per year

Primary duties: Data entry clerks gather information and input it into a computer database. They also update the information in the database and ensure its accuracy.

Related: Learn About Being a Data Entry Clerk

3. Call center representative

National average salary: $28,995 per year

Primary duties: Call center representatives interact with customers and use their knowledge of products and services to better assist them. They listen to their complaints and aim to get a better understanding of their needs in order to present them with the right solution.

Related: Learn About Being a Call Center Representative

4. Appointment generator

National average salary: $29,786 per year

Primary duties: Appointment generators schedule meetings for salespeople. They qualify leads, call prospects and communicate with sales representatives to let them know of the arrangements they made.

5. Transcriptionist

National average salary: $31,990 per year

Primary duties: Transcriptionists listen to audio files and write down everything they hear. They often write in shorthand notes, review their transcriptions and organize their transcriptions for easy access later on.

6. Mystery shopper

National average salary: $32,261 per year

Primary duties: Mystery shoppers assess the quality of a company's customer service experience, their products and their store environment. They pose as regular customers, shop in certain stores and submit reports based on their assessments.

7. Blogger

National average salary: $33,134 per year

Primary duties: Bloggers generate online content for their blog. They write their own blog posts, edit them for clarity and grammatical correctness and publish them. In addition, bloggers promote their blog posts via social media.

8. Delivery driver

National average salary: $33,696 per year

Primary duties: Delivery drivers review customer orders, pick up products or food and deliver the items to the customer's residence. They also review orders before and after the delivery to ensure their accuracy. While you have to deliver the food in person, the transaction and communication aspects are performed online.

Related: Learn About Being a Delivery Driver

9. Telemarketer

National average salary: $34,860 per year

Primary duties: Telemarketers call people with the intention of making a sale. They may also solicit donations. Telemarketers use scripts to provide people with information about the product or service they're selling and share the benefits of these products and services.

Related: Learn About Being a Telemarketer

10. Photographer

National average salary: $34,944 per year

Primary duties: Photographers use a camera to take images of a subject, environment or object. They use both camera and lighting equipment to perform their job. Photographers also advertise their services to bring in more business prospects.

11. Social media specialist

National average salary: $37,444 per year

Primary duties: Social media specialists create content for a company's social media platforms. They help grow the company's social media audience and engage with customers. Social media specialists may also analyze sites and social media metrics to improve their strategies.

12. Driver (independent contractor)

National average salary: $37,863 per year

Primary duties: Drivers transport people or goods from one location to another. As independent contractors, the company they work for doesn't withhold taxes from their income. Although you're driving a vehicle, you connect with people and find the right route through a mobile application.

13. Bookkeeper

National average salary: $37,898 per year

Primary duties: Bookkeepers record a company's financial transactions. They update and reconcile their ledger as needed, use an accounting system to perform their duties and record both debits and credits.

Related: Learn About Being a Bookkeeper

14. Web designer

National average salary: $38,844 per year

Primary duties: Web designers code internet websites and pages. They combine different elements on a website including text, images, sounds and graphics. Web designers create the layout of websites or webpages, and work on new or existing websites.

Related: Learn About Being a Web Designer

15. Virtual assistant

National average salary: $39,728 per year

Primary duties: Virtual assistants schedule their client's meetings, arrange their travel plans and manage their calendar. They also use the phone and email to communicate with their client regularly.

16. Graphic designer

National average salary: $40,272 per year

Primary duties: Graphic designers meet with their clients to determine their needs and create a visual concept that accurately portrays their brand. They create sketches and use design software to create logos or to design ads, brochures, invitations or menus.

Related: Learn About Being a Graphic Designer

17. Content writer

National average salary: $42,120 per year

Primary duties: Content writers write marketing copy for their clients in order to promote their services or products. They also conduct research to better understand their client's services and products and enter their copy into a content management system for further review.

18. Personal shopper

National average salary: $42,137 per year

Primary duties: Personal shoppers purchase items on behalf of a customer. They take orders via phone or through a mobile app, answer customer questions and search for products either in store or online.

19. Freelance writer

National average salary: $42,182 per year

Primary duties: Freelance writers create written content for an online or print publication. They edit their content for grammar and spelling and work on a non-contractual basis.

20. Interpreter

National average salary: $42,869 per year

Primary duties: Interpreters take a message in a source language and translate it into another. They relay these messages between languages and often translate to sign language for individuals with a hearing impairment. Interpreters may also convert written documents to another language.

21. Social media manager

National average salary: $44,750 per year

Primary duties: Social media managers oversee a company's social media accounts. They develop social media campaigns, create content for social media and help grow the company's online presence. Social media managers also use a schedule to post content to social media channels and ensure every post upholds the brand's voice.

Related: Learn About Being a Social Media Manager

22. Proofreader

National average salary: $46,592 per year

Primary duties: Proofreaders review written content and make corrections to spelling and grammar errors. They also check for proper punctuation, syntax and brand voice.

23. Translator

National average salary: $47,719 per year

Primary duties: Translators take a message in one language and transform it into another language. As they translate, they keep the meaning of the original message intact.

24. Recruiter

National average salary: $49,614 per year

Primary duties: Recruiters attract candidates to their organization using a particular strategy. They often use databases and social media to post about open jobs and interview candidates who meet the basic qualifications.

Related: Learn About Being a Recruiter

25. Freelance editor

National average salary: $50,502 per year

Primary duties: Freelance editors make changes to written content on a non-contractual basis. They verify the factual accuracy of the content and edit for grammar, spelling and adherence to editorial policies and style guides.

26. Tutor

National average salary: $51,938 per year

Primary duties: Tutors help students with their coursework. They review what the students learned in class, help them prepare for upcoming exams and assist them with their academic duties such as homework or research papers. Tutors also ensure students understand the key concepts they're learning in school.

Related: Learn About Being a Tutor

27. Writer

National average salary: $60,025 per year

Primary duties: Writers create written copy for an online or print publication. They perform research to better understand the topic they're writing about. Once they've completed their first draft, they proofread their work and submit it for review. When you work as an independent contractor, you're more likely to get paid weekly with this profession.

28. Copywriter

National average salary: $61,811 per year

Primary duties: Copywriters create clear copy to market a company's products and services. They perform research, conduct interviews and ensure the content they create meets their client's needs and matches their brand voice.

Related: Learn About Being a Copywriter

29. Voice-over artist

National average salary: $68,848 per year

Primary duties: Voice-over artists read a script out loud in order to lend their voice to a TV show, movie or video game. They work on developing a clear speaking voice that helps with their narration.

30. Consultant

National average salary: $72,572 per year

Primary duties: Consultants perform research to better understand the business they're working for. They identify issues and present solutions to help the company improve its business practices and strategies.

Related: Learn About Being a Consultant

More online work-from-home jobs that pay weekly

If you're looking for additional online jobs that often pay weekly, check out these positions:

  1. Freelance copywriter

  2. Online course seller

  3. Video content creator

  4. Advisor

  5. Website usability tester

  6. Podcast creator

  7. Search engine evaluator

  8. Resume writer

  9. Ghostwriter

  10. Call reviewer

  11. Freelance graphic designer

  12. Telemarketer

  13. Website reviewer

  14. Freelance web designer

  15. Product reviewer

  16. Online affiliate

  17. Online influencer

  18. Survey taker

  19. Researcher

  20. Task worker

  21. Affiliate marketer

  22. Craft seller

  23. Advocacy coordinator

  24. Advocacy manager

  25. English as a second language tutor

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