BALANCE: More than four million Brits now work from home
Need a little extra cash for Christmas or want to start the new year off on a high? Ever-improving technology means you don’t have to conform to the 9-5 office job anymore.
And more than four million Brits have already abandoned the workplace in favour of working from home, a study reveals.
Figures by the TUC reveals the total number regularly working from home is now at 4.2 million in the UK.
GET RICH: You can work remotely and still earn more than £100,000
This means 13.7% of the country’s workforce have freed themselves from dingy offices in favour of a more liberal work environment.
The more senior you are, the better your chances of working from home. One in five managers work from home compared to about one in fifteen low skilled workers.
And working from home doesn’t mean you have to take a pay cut either. In fact, if you’ve got the skills, there are plenty of extremely well paid jobs you can do from the comfort of your own living room.
Here, we reveal five at-home jobs that pay £100,000 or more.
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1. Senior Medical Director
A senior medical director works with medical facilities and medical education organisations.
They are in charge of strategic development and oversight for a specific department or area of medicine.
Salary: The average Medical Director salary in the UK is £132,123.
2. Sales Director
Sales Directors are high-level executives whose roles in the companies they work for entail crafting national or international sales plans, justifying those plans to a board of directors or CEO, and supervising regional sales managers to ensure that they are leading and mentoring their teams successfully.
Salary: A Sales Director earns an average salary of £61,953 per year. However, companies like Siemens pay £110,000.
MONEY: The average Medical Director salary in the UK is £132,123
3. Project Manager
A project manager coordinates, documents and assigns tasks for the project team and provides the team with direction and support.
Pay can vary greatly depending what company you work for or whether you are self employed.
Salary: The average salary for a Project Manager in the UK is £55,000, but you can earn up to and above £100,000.
4. Senior Business Analyst
A business analyst lead is often a senior business analyst working on projects of large enough scope that they demand the efforts of multiple business analyst. In addition to performing many business analyst activities, a lead will coordinate and oversee the work of other BAs as it relates to a specific project.
Salary: The average pay for a Senior Business Analyst is £48,659 per year, but there is potential to earn up to £140,000.
5. Senior Accountant
Senior accountants take ownership of reporting costs, productivity, margins and expenditures for companies and organisations. Unlike junior accountants, they generally do not have to perform administrative tasks such as data gathering, balance sheet population or updating journal entries.
Salary: Successful accounts make between £75,000 and £100,000 a year and you can work from home.
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