Report: 10 Popular Freelance Jobs in 2022

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If you enjoy the freedom of being self-employed and the flexibility of working from home, freelancing just might be for you.

If you’re curious about what types of jobs may be available, a recent report from the employment website shows the hottest jobs for remote freelance work right now.

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The website analyzed more than 50 career categories to determine which ones have the most remote freelance positions. The list is based on job postings in the FlexJobs database between January 1 and May 31, 2022.

“Whether you want to trial a new career, work more autonomously, or pursue a passion project, freelancing can provide the ultimate in career independence and work flexibility,” Sara Sutton, FlexJobs founder and CEO, says in the report. “As our latest research indicates, plenty of companies are turning to remote freelance talent and creating more opportunities than ever before for today’s job seekers.”

Here Are the 10 Most Popular Freelance Jobs

  1. Accounting & Finance
  2. Administrative
  3. Computer & IT
  4. HR & Recruiting
  5. Bookkeeping
  6. Customer Service
  7. Writing
  8. Virtual Admin
  9. Project Management
  10. Marketing

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Where To Look for Freelance Jobs

In addition to FlexJobs, there are some other job sites that list work specifically for freelancers. They include:

Keep in mind that you may have to sign up for an account to get the best experience with the websites we’ve listed. That goes for FlexJob as well.

FlexJobs is a job search website that focuses on identifying legitimate job postings, but it’s not free. FlexJobs has several membership options to choose from. You can pay $24.95 for one month, $39.95 for three months or $59.95 for a year.

The service charges a subscription because a real person reviews every single job posting to help you avoid bogus listings and scams. If you are interested in any of the jobs on this list, try visiting the specific company’s job site directly or read this article from Team Clark before you sign up for FlexJobs.

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