Report: 10 Hottest Career Categories for Freelance Jobs in 2021


With the new year approaching, you may be contemplating a career move into doing some freelance work. You’ll be glad to know that there are many work-from-home job opportunities to choose from.

Flexible jobs site recently released a list of the top career categories for freelance jobs.

The site identified the categories with the most freelance job listings in its database since the coronavirus pandemic started in March 2020.

“Over the last several months, we’ve seen sustained growth in the number of freelance job postings in the FlexJobs database,” said Sara Sutton, founder and CEO at FlexJobs. “Freelance workers can help tremendously during times when companies’ operating budgets may be impacted and future revenue seems uncertain. As everyone broadens their views of the workplace, we predict that freelance job opportunities will continue to be available and grow well into 2021,” Sutton concluded. 

Let’s look at some career categories that offer promising job prospects for freelancers in 2021. 

Top 10 Career Categories for Freelance Job Postings

  1. Computer & IT
  2. Accounting & Finance
  3. Administrative
  4. Project Management
  5. Customer Service
  6. Healthcare
  7. Writing & Editing
  8. Education & Training
  9. Marketing
  10. HR & Recruiting

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FlexJobs is a job search website that focuses on identifying legitimate job postings, but it’s not free. The service charges $14.95/month 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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