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Most In-Demand, High-Paying Remote Jobs Right Now



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Remote jobs are still a big trend, even following the pandemic. So, what are the most in-demand, high-paying remote jobs out there right now? For those who would rather work at home, the good news is that there are more options today than there were in the past. During the pandemic, many companies discovered that employing remote workers had benefits to them, including savings in infrastructure and other costs. Many workers discovered that it fit their lifestyles and personalities, too. So, it’s a win-win for a certain segment of the population.

In-Demand, High-Paying Remote Jobs

Before we get into those in-demand, high-paying remote jobs, let’s look at some companies that are actively hiring remote workers. The experts at have a new feature out highlighting some companies that are looking for remote workers right now. No. 1 on the list is GitLab, which they describe as “an AI-powered DevSecOps platform that allows software developers to collaborate and deliver projects with full compliance and security.” They add that GitLab currently has more than 100 remote job openings available in a variety of departments, including sales, marketing product and user experience, engineering, security, admin, HR, legal and more. Another big one on’s tally is Buffer at No. 2. Buffer is a social media marketing software company. According to the article, they’re “actively seeking to add to their remote team with roles for a senior front-end and senior back-end engineer.” Other choice companies include Automattic, Toggle and Kona. A separate article also cites Canonical, Veeva and Invisible Technologies as companies hiring remote workers. So, the jobs are out there, but you might be working with a company that you’re not familiar with yet.

It’s also worth noting that salaries in 2024 are not what they were years ago. A new study from the experts at Ladders revealed some interesting information about salaries in 2024 and what they can actually buy. According to the study, if you want to have the buying power of a job that had an annual salary of $100,000 in 1994, you would need to pull in more than $200,000 a year in 2024. So, it shows how inflation has impacted the buying power of salaries over the past three decades. Also, the same study notes that while finding a job that pays more than $100,000 a year that’s also a remote job is more difficult today than it was a few years ago, one industry that is leading the way in remote jobs is fintech, which stands for financial technology. But, it doesn’t stop at fintech. Let’s get into the best industries to find in-demand, high-paying remote jobs, from sources such as, and more.

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