Top 10 High Paying Flexible Jobs

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Forbes.com has put together a list of the most high-paying flexible jobs.

These are rated by their average  annual salary versus what percentage of people said they were able to easily work from home or have flexible schedules.

The salaries are based on someone who has a bachelor’s degree and 5 to 8 years of experience in that field.

Top high Paying Flexible Jobs

  1. Special Projects Manager, IT: $99,700; 26% telecommute
  2. Actuary: $94,600; 93% have flexible schedules
  3. Attorney/Lawyer: $92,400; 91% have flexible schedules
  4. Management Consultant: $89,500; 16% telecommute
  5. Tax Manager: $89,300; 14% telecommute
  6. Security Engineer, IT: $87,000; 23% telecommute
  7. Technical Sales Engineer: $85,200; 20% telecommute
  8. Clinical Research Associate: $81,400; 17% telecommute; 85% have flexible schedules
  9. Regional Sales Manager: $80,300; 17% telecommute
  10. Aerospace Engineer: $79,600; 84% have a flexible schedule

So, do one of this High Paying Flexible jobs? Check out the additional data from Department of Labor for Top 3 High Paying Flexible Jobs.

IT Project Managers

Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology managers (IT managers or IT project managers), plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing the appropriate computer systems to meet those goals.

Most large companies have computer and information systems managers. The largest concentration of IT managers works for computer systems design and related services firms. Most IT managers work full time.

How to Become a Computer and Information Systems Manager?

A bachelor’s degree in computer or information science plus related work experience is typically required. Many computer and information systems managers also have a graduate degree.

Actuary

Actuaries analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty. They use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to assess the risk that an event will occur and to help businesses and clients develop policies that minimize the cost of that risk.

Most actuaries work full time in an office setting. Actuaries who work as consultants often work longer hours and frequently travel to meet with clients.

How to Become an Actuary?

Actuaries need a bachelor’s degree and must pass a series of exams to become certified professionals. They must have a strong background in mathematics, statistics, and business.

Attorney/Lawyer

Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, or government agencies on legal issues or disputes.

The majority of lawyers work in private or corporate legal offices. Some work for local, state, and federal governments. The majority work full time, and many work long hours.

How to Become a Lawyer?

Formal requirements to become a lawyer usually include a 4-year bachelor’s degree, 3 years of law school, and passing a written bar examination. However, some requirements vary by state.

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