The idea is simple enough: leave the office behind and find a location-independent job to make money online, but what are the options? Below we explore 23 digital nomad jobs. Many require no experience, so you could start today.
Digital nomad life is one of constant travel and adventure, but it’s not all one big vacation. I’ve been working remote jobs while traveling with my digital nomad family for 15 years, and although we work hard, getting to see the world makes it well worth it.
If you enjoy putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard,) freelancing as a writer is a perfect way to get an online income. All you need is a laptop, and you could be traveling the world, earning money as a freelancing digital nomad.
Transcription is essentially just typing what you hear for a living. There are live transcription jobs like a courtroom transcriber, but much more common are online transcription jobs. You will receive a video or audio file and then type it out. You only need to be able to type to get a job transcribing.
If you’re well organized, good with time management, and proficient with email and word processing, a virtual assistant job could give you the freedom to travel the world. Virtual assistants make phone calls, schedule appointments, or manage email for their clients.