The Top Companies for Telecommuter Jobs

Find out what it takes to work from home for one of these more than 60 companies that actively encourage telecommuting and that hire people directly to work at home. The detailed profiles tell you where you have to live (yes, it does matter even if you are telecommuting). what the jobs pay and how to apply.

If you prefer to search for your new home-based job by industry, find a telecommute job on one of these lists of work-at-home opportunities by industry.


Industry: Retail Florist

Work-at-Home Positions: Call Center Agents, Sales, Customer Service
Headquartered on Long Island, NY, online florist hires call center agents in its work at home jobs. 1800FLOWERS hires temporary agents during its peak seasons but…See Full Profile


Industry: Transcription

Work-at-Home Positions: Transcriptionist, Captioner
California-based family captioning business offers transcription services for video producers and broadcasters that go beyond captioning to areas such as digital file delivery, translation and voice dubbing…See Full Profile


Industry: Business Consulting, Technology

Work-at-Home Positions: Various
Based in Dublin, Ireland, this Fortune 500 company employs more than 336,000 people in more than 30 companies. What began in the 1950s as...See Full Profile


Industry: Medical BPO

Work-at-Home Positions: Medical Coding, Medical Translation
Accentus, which was formerly called Transolutions and is now part of Nuance Healthcare, is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, but it offers services hires in both the United States and Canada. The company… See Full Profile


Industry: Translation, Localization

Work-at-Home Positions: Translators, Editors, Localization Specialists
Headquartered in Irvington, NY, this translation and localization company with a client list that includes Netflix, J.Crew, and Visa, hires freelance linguists… See Full Profile

AccuTran Global

Industry: BPO

Work-at-Home Positions: Transcriptionists, Transcription Reviewers Editors, Real-time Writers, Scopists
Describing itself as an "online virtual business services company," AccuTran Global, based in Ontario, Canada, and founded in 2002, provides a variety of service using home-based workers in Canada, United States, and United Kingdom. The types of services… See Full Profile

Industry: BPO

Work-at-Home Positions: Bookkeepers, CPAs, Managers
Based in Pompton Plains, NJ and founded in 2004, is a business process outsourcing (BPO) firm that provides virtual accounting and bookkeeping services for small- to medium-size businesses. The company hires bookkeepers, certified public accountants and account managers to work from home. …See Full Profile

Aim4a Tutoring

Industry: Education

Work-at-Home Positions: Online Tutors
Based in southwest Michigan, Aim-for-A Tutoring is a chain of in-person tutoring centers that also offers online tutoring services to students all over the world. … See Full Profile

Alorica at Home

Industry: Call Center, Outsourcing

Work-at-Home Positions: Customer Service and Tech Support
Headquarter in Irvine, CA, customer relations outsourcing firm outsourcing company Alorica acquired West Corporation …. See Full Profile

Alpine Access (see SYKES Home Powered by Alpine Access)


Industry: Online Retail

Work-at-Home Positions: Call Center Agents
Based in Seattle, WA, this giant of the e-commerce business operates sites all over the world, employing more than 30,000 people. However, it's work-at-home operations, though they have expanded in recent years, are still relatively small and focused on customer service.... See Full Profile

Amazon Mechanical Turk

Industry: Data Entry

Work-at-Home Positions: Microtasks
One of the earliest and best known crowdsourcing marketplaces, Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, also called MTurk, utilizes what it calls the “human intelligence” of an army of independent contractors who complete small online tasks. These online tasks are things that its “requesters,” or clients, need real people, not computers, to do. This work-at-home division of Amazon is.... See Full Profile

American Express

Industry: Financial Services

Work-at-Home Positions: Travel Agents, Call Center Agents
Leading financial services company with more than 60,000 employees allows many of them to work from home. On the corporate side, a flexible work policy.... See Full Profile

American Public University

Industry: Online Education

Work-at-Home Positions:  Faculty, Instructional Designers
Encompassing American Public University (APU) and American Military University (AMU), American Public University System (APUS) is a for-profit (non-public) online higher education institution, based in Charles Town, WV…. See Full Profile


Industry: Translation,Transcription, Crowdsourcing, Search Evaluation

Work-at-Home Positions: Transcriptionist, Linguist, Search Evaluatator, Social Media Evalutator
Formed in 2011 with the merger of Appen Pty Ltd. and the Butler Hill Group, the "language technology solutions and consulting firm" offers clients services in data collection, transcription, data annotation, search relevance evaluation and linguistic consulting in more than 120 languages and dialects.… See Full Profile

Apple At-Home Advisor

Industry: Tech

Work-at-Home Positions: Call Center Agents, Tech Support, Chat Agents
Technology giant Apple may allow telecommuting among some of its nearly 50,000 employees but it does not necessarily hire telecommuters across multiple divisions. (See major companies that do.) However, Apple does hire for work-at-home positions in ….See Full Profile

ARO Contact Center

Industry: BPO (specializing in call centers, insurance and telehealth)

Work-at-Home Positions: Customer Service Agents Insurance Agents, Auditors, Nurses
Based in Kansas City, MO, ARO, Inc., utilizes an at-home workforce based inside the United States as it offers…. See Full Profile

Aspire Lifestyles (Formerly VIPdesk)

Industry: Call Center, Concierge Services

Work-at-Home Positions: Brand Ambassadors, Virtual Assistants
Based in Alexandria, VA, and founded in 1997, this company began by offering virtual, personal concierge services to the high-value customers of its first client…. See Full Profile


Industry: Call Center

Work-at-Home Positions: Customer Service, Bilingual Agents
Based in Nashville, TN, this company began in 1994 as a provider of roadside assistance for motorists…. See Full Profile


Industry: Telecommunications

Work-at-Home Positions: Various
Among Fortune’s Top 500 Global companies, this telecommunications corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, employs 267,000…. See Full Profile

Automatic Data Processing

Industry: BPO for Human Resources Services

Work-at-Home Positions:   Sales, IT, Human Resources, Management
Employees in many fields at ADP work from home because, in general, the company is very supportive of telecommuting.... See Full Profile


Industry: Data Entry
Work-at-Home Positions: Data Entry
Pennsylvania-based data outsourcing firm Axion Data Services hires independent contractors to perform data entry for its clients…. See Full Profile

Birch Creek Communications (Formerly Clark Fork Communications)

Industry: Transcription

Work-at-Home Positions: Transcriptionist
Montana-based transcription company hires work-at-home corporate and legal transcriptionists, editors and researchers to perform a variety of services including.... See Full Profile

Capital Typing

Industry: Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in Data Entry, Transcription, Translation, Secretarial Services

Work-at-Home Positions: Transcriptionist, Translator, Data Entry
Outsourcing company based in North Carolina offers a variety of services to its clients and hires freelancers (independent contractors) to perform them…. See Full Profile


Industry: Health Care, Medical Call Center

Work-at-Home Positions: Register Nurses
Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Carenet is health care services company that offers its clients--which include employers, insurance companies, hospitals and other medical providers, and government--the services of a medical call center staffed by registered nurses working from home….See Full Profile


Industry: Internet/Telecommunications

Work-at-Home Positions: Call Center Agent (Sales and Customer Service)
Based in Monroe, LA, CenturyLink (formerly CenturyTel and EMBARQ) is a provider of broadband, entertainment and voice services to consumers and businesses in 33 states…. See Full Profile


Industry: Insurance, Healthcare

Work-at-Home Positions: Nurses, Claims Specialists
Cigna Corporation is a global health insurance and services company with more than 30,000 employees worldwide…. See Full Profile


Industry: Data Entry, Translation and Writing, (using in a crowdsourcing platform)

Work-at-Home Positions: Typists, Translators, Writing
Global company uses crowdsourcing to distribute microtasks (aka microlabor) in fields such as…. See Full Profile


Industry: Call Center BPO

Work-at-Home Positions: Technical Support, Sales and Customer Service Agents
The Cincinnati-based outsourcing company with 70,000 employees bills itself as "global, Fortune 500 leader in relationship management."….See Full Profile

Diondata Solutions

Industry: Data Entry

Work-at-Home Positions: Data Entry Typists
Missouri-based data management firm DionData Solutions uses independent contractors to perform data entry from home…. See Full Profile


Industry: Transcription

Work-at-Home Positions: Transcriptionists
Based in the U.K., Expedict is offers transcription services to its international clients in both the public and private sector…. See Full Profile


Industry: Health Care, Medical Call Center

Work-at-Home Positions: Registered Nurses
Formed in 1996, Fonemed provides telephone triage services to physician practices, managed-care organizations, third party administrators, disease management providers, private employers and associations throughout North America…. See Full Profile


Industry: Financial Services, Call Center

Work-at-Home Positions: Customer Service Agents
GE is a huge conglomerate, doing business in more than 160 countries in everything from aviation and healthcare to appliances and financial services…. See Full Profile


Industry: Internet

Work-at-Home Positions:
Based in Mountain View, CA, but with more than 60 offices around the globe, Google employs around 30,000 people…. See Full Profile


Industry: Hospitality

Work-at-Home Positions: Call Center Agents
Global hotel chain hires work-at-home reservation agents for its many properties, which include…. See Full Profile


Industry: Retail Sales

Work-at-Home Positions: Phone Sales Agents
Based in St. Petersburg, FL, HSN (or Home Shopping Network) is a $3 billion company that specializes in direct-to-consumer sales via TV, online and mobile…. See Full Profile


Industry: Insurance, Health Care

Work-at-Home Positions: Registered nurses, medical coders, chart auditors, licensed insurance reps, accountants, physicians, writers, human resource recruiters and benefits consultants, website specialists and sales people
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, health insurance company Humana Inc. is a Fortune 500 company (#85 in U.S. in 2009) with more than 28,000 employees…. See Full Profile


Industry: Financial services and software

Work-at-Home Positions: CPAs, Enrolled Agents and Tax Attorneys
Based in Mountain View, CA, this financial software giant owns Quicken, QuickBooks, TurboTax, GoPayment, and Intuit Healthcare Solutions…. See Full Profile

Kelly Service (KellyConnect)

Industry: Employment Agency/BPO/Call Center

Work-at-Home Positions: Call Center Agents/Various
Kelly Services, known as the Kelly Girl Service back in the late 1950s and early 1960s, now is a comprehensive outsourcing and consulting conglomerate that,...See Full Profile


Industry: Internet Research, Search Evaluation

Work-at-Home Positions:
Based in Pleasanton, CA, Leapforce hires independent contractors to perform research tasks for its clients All these agents are home-based. The (often bilingual) jobs are …. See Full Profile


Industry: Translation, Interpretation, Internet Research, Data Entry

Work-at-Home Positions:
Based in Waltham, MA and founded in 1996, Lionbridge employs more than 4,000 people and has locations in more than 26 countries…. See Full Profile

Live Ops

Industry: Call Center

Work-at-Home Positions: Customer Services, Sales, Bilingual and Insurance Agents
Based in Santa Clara, CA, this privately held company provides call center outsourcing to clients using only U.S.-based home call center agents…. See Full Profile


Industry: Health Care

Work-at-Home Positions: Nurses, Doctors, Medical Coders
Headquartered in San Francisco, health care giant McKesson is a Fortune 500 company (#15 in 2009) employing more than 32,000 people…. See Full Profile


Industry: Crowdsourcing BPO

Work-at-Home Positions: Data entry, general transcription, medical transcription
Quicktate supports a variety of services and apps that convert short bits of recorded speech into the written word…. See Full Profile

Responsive Translation

Industry: Translation, Localization

Work-at-Home Positions: Translation
Created in 1982 as a local translation service to the United Nations, Responsive Translation (formerly 1-800-Translate) has become an online means of translating documents for customers around the world…See Full Profile

Rosetta Stone

Industry: Education Software, Online Education

Work-at-Home Positions: Online Language Tutors
Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone was one of the first companies to employ interactive software to for language learning. And while software is still its main product it does offer online language classes, for which it hires work-at-home online tutors, and teachers...See Full Profile


Industry: Transcription

Work-at-Home Positions: Transcriptionists, Transcription Reviewers and Proofreaders
Users of Scribie upload audio files of phone calls, interviews, podcasts, videos, webinars, dictation, etc., to be transcribed by the company’s global team of freelance transcriptionists…. See Full Profile


Industry: Call Center

Work-at-Home Positions:
This business processing outsourcing (BPO) firm employs 57,000 people in 25 countries across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific…. See Full Profile

Industry: Technical Support BPO

Work-at-Home Positions: Call Center Agents
Based in California, provides cloud-based software and services for technological support to clients, via tech support chat and call center agents, enabling companies to resolve technology issues, support productivity, and improve customer experience….


Industry: BPO

Work-at-Home Positions:
Based in Englewood, CO, TeleTech is a global business process outsourcing (BPO) company that hires 50,000 people in 17 countries…. See Full Profile


Industry: Call Center BPO

Work-at-Home Positions: Technical Support, Sales and Customer Service Agents
This global call center firm, which has merged with home-based employers such as Cloud 10 and NuComm …. See Full Profile


Industry: Moving, Equipment Rental

Work-at-Home Positions: Call Center Agents
Do-it-yourself moving company U-Haul, founded in 1945, has both in-office and work-at-home agents working the phones, providing customer service and roadside assistance and making sales and reservations in the U.S. and Canada…. See Full Profile

United Healthcare 

Industry: Insurance, Health Care

Work-at-Home Positions: Nurses, contract managers, Medicaid specialists, auditors, analysts, consultants and medical coders
Based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, health insurance company UnitedHealthcare Group is a Fortune 500 company (#21 in 2009) with 75,000 employees. More than 20 percent of this large health insurance company's employees take advantage of its telecommuting opportunities. UnitedHealth Group hires registered nurses for telecommuting positions as well as others with experience in the insurance industry....

Virtual Bee

Industry: Data Entry

Work-at-Home Positions:
Lionbridge Technology, Inc., acquired crowdsourcing company Virtual Solutions, the parent company of VirtualBee…. See Full Profile


Industry: Call Center

Work-at-Home Positions: Call Center Agent
Based in San Antonio, TX, BSG (Billing Services Group) is a BPO specializing in “payment solutions that maximize the value of the local telephone bill.” This includes offering clients third-party verification services through VoiceLog’s call recording technology via home-based call center agents.. See Full Profile

Windy City Call Center

Industry: Call Center BPO, Data Entry

Work-at-Home Positions: Customer Service, Travel and Tech Support Agents,Data Entry Typists
Based just outside Chicago, IL, this call center company has both virtual and in-office call center agents. Windy City provides call center …. See Full Profile

Working Solutions

Industry: Call Center BPO, Data Entry

Work-at-Home Positions: Customer Service, Travel and Tech Support Agents,Data Entry Typists
Based in Plano, TX, Working Solutions bills itself as "the first company to utilize an entire workforce of home-based customer sales and service agents."…. See Full Profile