38 Remote Non-Phone Jobs & Side Hustles

38 Non phone remote jobs and gigs(1)

by Christa Brabari      Updated May 30, 2024

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Are you on the lookout for remote jobs or side hustles that don’t tether you to the phone? Look no further!

In this handpicked list you’ll find 38 non-phone work-from-home jobs and side gigs that offer a wide range of options for entry-level seekers.

So let’s dive in and discover your next remote opportunity! (Disclosure – Some links are affiliate links, which pay us a small fee if you use them. Thank you!)

Company: 3Play Media

Type of Work: English and Spanish Transcription

About: Benefits of editing at 3Play Media: Choose the jobs you want to work on, from a selection of major entertainment, corporate, and education content producers. “As a member of our elite team of editors, you choose where and when you want to work on your claimed jobs…”

Receive weekly paychecks based on a per-project, per-minute rate for the work you completed in the prior week.

Company: 99 Designs

Type of Work: Freelance Designer

About: You choose the industries, styles, and design categories you want to work in. “The more you participate on 99designs, the better we can start matching you with clients looking for exactly what you offer.” Pay varies based on the project and customer.

They are rated 4.3 on Indeed, with an estimated pay of around $21/hr.

Company: Advance Local

Type of Work: Write Content for Publication

About: Advance Local Media is a large media group. It operates news and information companies in more than 20 cities. Current positions include Sports, Entertainment, and commerce.

Glassdoor shows salary ranges for reporters from $41,000-$73,000 per year, but that’s not official.

 Company: Allegis Transcription

Type of Work: Legal and Insurance Industry Transcription

About: Allegis is a well-known name in transcription services. (It was founded in 1996.) You choose the projects you want to work on. Contract work is available for a wide range of experience types, including beginners.

Pay varies by project and skill level.

Company: Amusement Advantage

Type of Work: Shop and attend events for extra cash

About: AA offers shops at top attractions, from exhibitions to movie screenings. You have to supply samples of your writing before being approved to shop; “attention to detail is critical.” Staff is available for contact (even on weekends) if any problems come up. As of this writing, they have hundreds of shops available.

Pay is through Paypal and varies by assignment.

Company: Apparition Lit

Type of Work: Leverage Short Stories, Poetry, and Artwork for Cash

About: Apparition is a semi-pro rate magazine, paying $0.05 per word, minimum of $50.00 dollars for short stories and a flat fee of $50 per poem. “If we accept your story, we are purchasing the right to publish the story online and in the quarterly edition. Rights will revert back to the artist after one year…”

Company: Branded Surveys

Type of Work: Take Surveys for Extra Cash

About: Another legitimate survey option. “We pay you with cash or gift card rewards to complete market research studies.” Not for core income, but can help with the smaller things.

Company: Carvertise

Type of Work: Leverage your vehicle for advertising

About: “Earn $450-$1500 per campaign… it all depends on the size of the campaign. On average, most of our campaigns start with a base of $100/month and are given Cash Contests to boost your earnings throughout the campaign. All in all, you can earn up to $300/month by driving with us…” Selected locations.

Company: Clarksworld

Type of Work: Cover art and fiction and non-fiction writers

About: “Clarkesworld Magazine is a Hugo, World Fantasy, and British Fantasy Award-winning science fiction and fantasy magazine that publishes short stories, interviews, articles and audio fiction. Issues are published monthly and available on our website, for purchase in ebook format, and via electronic subscription. All original fiction is also published in our trade paperback series from Wyrm Publishing. We are currently open for art, non-fiction and short story submissions.”

Art Submission: Payment is $400 and two copies of the print edition. The artist’s bio and link to their online portfolio will be included in the issue featuring their art. Fiction: 12 cents per word, Non-fiction pays 10 cents a word per their website. See guidelines for complete details.

Company: Escape Pod

Type of Work: Sell fantasy and horror stories

About: Payment: $0.08 per word for original fiction. $100 per story for reprint fiction. “We cover any transaction fees. We are a SFWA qualifying market for original fiction…”

Company: Fetch

Type of Work: Snap your receipts for Visa gift cards

About: Works for any store, the company says. Snap your receipts for rewards (Visa gift cards, Amazon gift cards, etc.). The app simplifies things by automatically reviewing your receipts for any participating brand, product, or special offer. Refer a friend for $2 for each of you. (Get 300 free points using the above link and signup code FETCH300.)

Company: Fibler

Type of Work: Subject matter experts

About: “Are you a certified expert looking to offer professional remote consultations and exclusive video chats to your clients worldwide?” Fibler may be a good fit. Pay depends on specialty and complexity.

Company: Filmless

Type of Work: Freelance Voiceover Artists

About: Record from your home studio. Provide 24-hour turnaround on projects. Record pickup lines as requested by clients and master tracks before delivery.

Company: Funds for Writers

Type of Work: Article Writers

About: Funds for Writers is looking for articles between 550-650 words. Payment: Via PayPal or Venmo – $75 for unpublished original articles; $25 for reprints over 90 days old. Submissions must be about earning a living as a writer.

Company: Gramlee

Type of Work: Content and Dissertation Editors

About: “All editors are hired as contractors. You will work from the luxury of your home and determine your availability…”

Company: Hairsellon

Type of Work: Sell your hair

About: The pay you’ll get for your luscious locks depends on how many inches, the color of your hair, whether it’s “virgin” (untreated and natural), how healthy it is, and a couple of other factors…

Company: Healthy Wager

Type of Work: Get paid to lose weight

About: Join for a fun way to lose weight. Prizes vary by goal.

Company: InboxDollars

Type of Work: Get paid for surveys, playing games – $5 sign-on bonus

About: “Most online surveys for money pay from $0.50 to $5.00 and take 3 minutes to 25 minutes to complete,” the company says. “There are some online surveys that pay $10, $20, or even more if you match the demographic profile they are looking for.”

Company: Ipsos i-Say

Type of Work: Earn rewards for answering simple questions

About: Answer simple opinion questions for points redeemable for rewards like PayPal cash or, if you prefer, gift cards.

Company: Listverse

Type of Work: Write top-ten lists

About: Pays $100 for quirky “top ten” lists. Feel free to push the limits of the imagination!

Company: microWorkers

Type of Work: Surveys, Data Mining, Content Moderation, Transcription, and more

About: microWorkers offers multiple ways to earn by completing small projects.

Company: NamingForce

Type of Work: Get paid to help name businesses

About: The site hosts contests for business names. You’re paid if your name wins. Prizes depend on the project. See the site for complete details.

Company: National Institute of Mental Health

Type of Work: Get paid to be in mental health studies

About: “NIMH funds many studies that are recruiting participants around the country on mental disorders, including: Anxiety Disorders, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Eating Disorders, Generalized Anxiety Disorder… Social Anxiety Disorder, Studies Recruiting Only Men, Studies Recruiting Only Women, Conditions Related to Mental Disorders…”

Company: Nielsen

Type of Work: Earn gift cards and merch by shopping, surveys, games

About: Earn points redeemable for gift cards and other rewards via NCP’s app. Earn points for shopping, surveys, playing games, and other activities. Must live in the US to qualify.

Company: Phoenix Medcom

Type of Work: Virtual Medical Scribes

About: Requirements are 2 years of Medical Transcription or Scribe with 2 years of medical terminology at a high level. According to Indeed, the median hourly range is around $22/hr., but that’s not official.

Company: Powell’s

Type of Work: Sell your used books online

About: Powell’s offers instant quotes on the books you’d like to sell. Payments are through PayPal or store credit. Pay depends on trades and conditions.

Company: Rare Patient Voice

Type of Work: Patient and family caregiver health studies

About: Pay is $120/hr. for participation in health research studies, per the company. Patients must have a professionally diagnosed condition.

Company: Rev.com

Type of Work: Typing video captions

About: Per the company, make $240 – $1,500 a month typing captions for videos. (The company says it doesn’t hire from CA or MA.) No experience necessary; training provided. Rev has hired many RRRebels in this role and as Transcriptionists as well.

Company: Scribie

Type of Work: Freelance transcription

About: “Work at your convenience and earn $5 to $20 per audio hour. We provide automated transcripts to save you around 60% of the typing effort…”

Company: Sigtrack

Type of Work: Data Entry Operators

About: Sigtrack is a database application that links grassroots campaigns with crowdsourced data entry freelancers. The company doesn’t hire from CA or MA. Indeed reports an hourly wage that averages $ 21.35, although that’s not official. Pay depends on effectiveness, which takes time to achieve.

Company: Survey Junkie

Type of Work: Earn cash for your opinions, test products

About: Earn points redeemable for cash or (if you prefer) gift cards for Visa, Amazon, Walmart and other major brands. Keep an eye out for product testing offers. Also offers free onboarding points, extra points for linking your online activity, and periodic giveaways.

Company: Textbroker

Type of Work: Content Writers

About: “Is writing your passion? Then Textbroker is the right place for you… Thousands of registered authors and customers from around the globe execute more than 100,000 content orders through Textbroker every month. Our clients, including publicly traded corporations, small business owners, e-commerce websites, social media communities, and publishing houses, require a broad variety of content.” Pay is based on quality rating and ranges from 1.1 to 5.5 cents a word. Payouts are processed twice per week.

Company: Toluna

Type of Work: Take surveys and short polls for side cash

About: Toluna pays in points redeemable for PayPal cash or checks, or (if you prefer) gift cards for Amazon, Walmart, Target and other major brands. Daily sweepstakes and other ways to earn are included. As with other survey sites, an extra-cash option, not for core income.

Company: Userfeel

Type of Work: Get paid to test websites and apps

About: Test websites and apps for $3 – $30 per test. Each test lasts 5 to 60 minutes and is completed with your computer, tablet or smartphone. Most tests are 20 minutes, where you would earn $10…

Company: Welocalize

Type of Work: Part-Time Data Annotators for AI

About: “For the current project, the fixed payment rate is $23 per hour. The tasks are well-suited for entry-level candidates with no prior experience, and we provide comprehensive learning and training support… We will ask you to research and rate e-commerce data regarding the usefulness of product filters and results…”

Company: YouGov

Type of Work: Another legitimate option for getting paid for your opinions

About: YouGov’s surveys cover in-the-news topics like race relations, politicians, the state of the economy, sports, and more. Get paid in cash or (if you prefer) gift cards for Amazon, Walmart, Target and other leading brands.

Company: Decorilla

Type of Work: Utilize design skills

About: Got a flair for interior design? A business-building option. “Earn money; we only take a small commission from clients. Build client relationships. Increase your visibility online. Work from home and on your own schedule…”

Company: Matrix Sciences

Type of Work: “Get paid to eat”

About: “Being a product tester is a great way to earn extra cash in exchange for a short amount of your time and your opinions on various food, beverage, household and personal care products. A minimum of $20-$25 per session is provided, but you could receive more depending on the type and length of the test.”


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