15 Great Work-at-Home Jobs for Moms (2022)

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By Jessica Howington,Senior Content Manager

As parents know, juggling life’s responsibilities on a daily basis often makes them highly skilled at multitasking–especially during the pandemic.

The desire to have a career while being available for children can parlay into seeking an online job that melds a working parent’s schedule with the financial needs of their family. Looking for stay-at-home jobs for moms anddads can be the ideal way to meet obligations at home and in a career.

According toFlexJobs’ survey ofworking parents, the ability to work flexibly is one of the top contributors to a healthy work-life balance and can be life-changing. The FlexJobs database lists thousands of work-from-home jobs that offer parents the ability to work comfortably from a home office.

We’ve listed 15 great stay-at-home jobs for moms and dads below, along with their median pay from PayScale. Clicking on each job title will take you to all of the related open jobs with remote flexibility hiring right now.

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1. Customer Service Representative

Median Pay: $37,907

Work-from-home customer service roles are plentiful. Workers who can take phone calls, respond to inquiries, provide customers with assistance, and complete administrative tasks will be well qualified for this type of role. You’ll need a quiet home office and the ability to learn and use technology and software programs.

2. Data Entry Specialist

Median Pay: $35,833

One of the more popular jobs for stay-at-home moms and dads, data entry jobs can be highly flexible roles that allow you to manage your daily routine with your children by working while they sleep or are at school. Employers hiring for data entry jobs often require strong keyboarding skills and sharp attention to detail, which are skills that many parents already have.

3. Recruiting Coordinator

Median Pay: $45,485

If you think you might enjoy helping people get hired into a new job, a recruiting position may be a good fit. Recruiting coordinators typically assist HR personnel with looking over resumes, performing background checks, assisting with interviews, and onboarding new employees.

4. Proofreader

Median Pay: $43,126

Proofreaders typically are highly detail-oriented and can find even the smallest of errors. As a remote proofreader, you’ll ensure consistency, check formatting, confirm facts, check grammar, and more.

5. Writer / Blogger

Median Pay: $48,732

Many publications and online resources are interested in parenting topics. Use your experience in parenthood as the impetus to get paid to write. Contribute to a parent-focused website, social media outlets, or other publication. Or, use your financial management expertise or career focus as your basis for contributing. Use your storytelling skills to cash in!

6. Transcriptionist

Median Pay:$32,861

Transcription jobs for stay-at-home parents are available with remote, part-time, and flexible schedule options. Common tasks of a transcriptionist include transcribing audio or written content, reviewing reports, and correcting errors. Most jobs will require the ability to type 75 WPM or more.

7. Virtual Assistant

Median Pay: $38,478

Virtual assistants provide administrative support to an individual or team. Handling email and social media, maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings and travel, planning events, and researching may be some of your tasks. Virtual assistant jobs are done 100% from home and can be found on a part-time or full-time basis.

8. Online Teacher / Tutor

Median Pay: $43,476

As a parent, you’ve likely taught your child to read, tutored them through math assignments, and taught them all of their life skills. Education is most likely part of your daily routine, so why not convert those skills to earn an income?

9. Accounting Clerk

Median Pay: $38,500

Accounting clerks most often maintain financial records, reconcile bank statements, prepare reports, process transactions, and provide clerical support to the accounting department. Bookkeeping, data entry, and word processing skills are often required. Accounting clerks can often find remote roles that may be full-time or even freelance.

10. Graphic Designer

Median Pay: $43,275

Digital and visual designers can find great roles that allow the job to be done completely from home and often on a flexible schedule. In a graphic design career, you might create logos or ads, help design the look and feel of a website, or create signage, leaflets, or other informational materials. (learn more about becoming a graphic designer)

11. Health Coach

Median Pay:$45,324

Many stay-at-home parents work diligently on their own fitness to stay in shape. Why not use those skills and share them with others? Remote roles in fitness and mental health can be an ideal way to help others live a healthier lifestyle while keeping your own health journey on track.

12. Marketing Specialist

Median Pay: $49,912

Marketing positions can take many forms, including marketing coordinator, SEO specialist, content strategist, among others. In marketing, you’ll work to promote a product or service through branding and outreach.

13. Social Media Specialist

Median Pay: $41,945

Many parents are social media savvy individuals already, posting about their children’s achievements and following their favorite brands and influencers, making this a natural work-at-home job for moms and dads. In a social media career, you could create content for a company’s social media sites to help grow their fanbase and communities. (learn more about becoming a social media manager)

14. Travel Consultant

Median Pay:$40,520

Virtual travel positions are plentiful. In this industry, you’ll manage travel arrangements for various clients, such as a cruise line, airline, resort, or excursion bookings. Many positions offer the benefit of travel credits that could also allow you and your family to travel. To say the least, this is a stay-at-home job for moms that could offer perks to the entire family!

15. Web Designer

Median Pay: $49,476

Web designers create the visuals of a website, designing navigational elements, creating graphics, choosing fonts and colors, and using HTML code. Typically previous experience or a portfolio are required. Web designers can often work from home and can find freelance and flexible schedule roles.

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Kathy Beard

April 15, 2020 at 11:40 am

Thanks. I am a mom that stayed home for many years. What you wrote was what i wanted to see. Thanks.

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Luna

April 2, 2020 at 8:15 am

I think this is a good article and il will help as a starting point for those like me are looking for options on how to help in the household. Due to the recent situation a lot of us are struggling on finding a way to support working from home. In my case i am an Interior Designer, and there is a lot of things that i can do from home; things take time, do not think this is a magical way to make money, what i can say is research on the company you choose to work from home, there are a lot of scams around.

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Jonique Wallace

July 31, 2019 at 4:23 pm

Good afternoon. I would like to give this a try as am currently going under pressure fitting in with work and my child development. Apart from that there is absolutely little r no time at all to get other personal business done. I would like to know now I can get started in any of the following and what requirements will I need to get my daily task complete. So these are my area of interest, blogger, virtual assistant, accounting clerk or a travel consultant.

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Sanjana

July 28, 2019 at 8:05 pm

I like this job

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Harish Kumar

July 3, 2019 at 12:18 am

Great post! Everything has explained briefly and clearly. Thanks for sharing this post.

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Harish Kumar

June 25, 2019 at 10:17 pm

These ideas for housewives and stay at home moms are really wonderful and useful.Notably, there are many new female bloggers are rising in the past few years, because they are educated and have more leisure times. Really good idea and it's really useful for a woman

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Sasirekha

June 19, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Very beautiful opertunity thank you of these ideas for home based jobs . IAM going to get into writing more

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Sasirekha

June 19, 2019 at 11:56 pm

Very beautiful opertunity

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June 2, 2019 at 9:29 pm

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Wedding planning decorations design or own Hotel and own Restaurant Cooking and Barking and Design Holidays and Design Home and.

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nadine ndelo

June 2, 2019 at 9:24 pm

Cooking and Baking and Design Wedding Planning and Dj and Design home and own Hotel and Restaurant and own Movies and book Design Holidays ok

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Palash paul

May 13, 2019 at 9:14 am

I like this post there should be much information like this

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Charmen

March 19, 2019 at 1:55 am

This is a great list! However, the rates are way different here in the Philippines. We only get $3-$4 per hour on most of the jobs you’ve stated in this article. The saddest reality. :(

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Amari Butler

September 14, 2018 at 11:54 am

If you don't mind me asking, what did you decide to teach, and what were the requirements?I'm thinking about working from home, my husband's income will just barely work alone but i have yet to finish my B.A in communications

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Dani

May 11, 2018 at 10:04 am

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I have two small children and found going to a workplace full time was incredibly difficult alongside meeting the children's needs (and paying for childcare!). It was very scary leaving a place of security and heading towards the unknown of being self-employed and working from home. I believed in myself and took the plunge to teach online for an established company. It was the best decision. The job is fun and energising and I fit it when my kids are at school. My children are happy and calm and I'm not worried about finances.

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    Amari Butler

    September 14, 2018 at 11:54 am

    If you don't mind me asking, what did you decide to teach, and what were the requirements?I'm thinking about working from home, my husband's income will just barely work alone but i have yet to finish my B.A in communications

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Faith Stewart

May 11, 2018 at 6:45 am

This is a great list. When people are searching from jobs that will allow them to work from home, they often have not clue what to search for on jobs sites other than "work at home." This is an excellent list of search terms, as well as to give ideas for areas in which to seek further training if needed so that working from home can be a possibility.

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Harish Kumar

May 11, 2018 at 5:43 am

Thanks for the great article, my mom is looking for a home based jobs I am going to suggest this article for my mom , keep doing this great work.

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Catmomdo

April 25, 2018 at 11:10 pm

I appreciate this list. I am a blogger, but there is a ton of work to put into it. It seems like it is really hard to find online jobs if you don't have a college degree. Thank you!

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February 13, 2018 at 1:58 pm

Great article. Love your content. One of the biggest mistake I see in working from home is the lack of work hours scheduling. Once that is fixed, working at home and being productive usually works much better for my friends/clients. Bravo!

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Jasleen Kour

August 18, 2017 at 1:50 am

> I agree with you joe.Unless there is a zombie apocalypse or alien invasion and you are the chosen one to save the world, you have all the reasons and time to start a blog.Stop searching for reasons. Start with your blog now. You’ll either do it or you will learn. Take the aid of your hobbies, interests and passion to create a profession out of it and chisel out some great opportunities for your future.

FAQs

What can I work from home as a mom? ›

How can a stay-at-home mom make money 2022? ›

Stay at Home Mom Jobs
  1. 1 Start a Blog.
  2. 2 Freelance Write.
  3. 3 Virtual Assistant.
  4. 4 Pinterest Manager.
  5. 5 Sell on Etsy.
  6. 6 Be a Coach.
  7. 7 Create a Subscription Box Business.
  8. 8 Become a Professional Organizer.
Apr 13, 2022

What jobs can I do from home on my own time? ›

10 Flexible Jobs That Let You Set Your Own Hours
  • Consultant. Consultants allow people to share their experience and knowledge with others to better their lives and business practices. ...
  • Data Entry. ...
  • Graphic Designer. ...
  • Medical Coder. ...
  • Transcriptionist. ...
  • Translator. ...
  • Web Developer. ...
  • Writer.

How can stay-at-home moms make enough money? ›

How To Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom: 13 Achievable Ideas
  1. List Your Baby Gear for Rent. ...
  2. Capitalize on Empty Garage or Storage Space. ...
  3. Offer Your Car for Rent. ...
  4. Sort and Sell Your Kid's Clothing. ...
  5. Make Money From Unused Gift Cards. ...
  6. Cut Down on Your Movie, Music, and Electronics Collection. ...
  7. Sell Your Own Personal Items.
Apr 4, 2021

What can stay-at-home moms do for money? ›

Many stay-at-home parents are excellent multitaskers and want the opportunity to work in addition to raising their kids. There are plenty of opportunities for moms and dads to make money from home while still attending to their parenting duties.
...
Finance
  • Accountant.
  • Bookkeeper.
  • Investor.
  • Cryptocurrency trader.

How can I get money without a job? ›

How to Make Money Without a Job: 11 Ways in 2022
  1. Get paid to test websites.
  2. Become a crowdworker.
  3. Design and sell t-shirts.
  4. Work as a transcriber.
  5. Shop for others.
  6. Sell crafts online.
  7. Get paid to pet sit.
  8. Sell your photos online.
Feb 8, 2022

How can I make extra cash? ›

Here are my favorite in-demand side hustles — some can earn you up to $3,000 a month — and where to find them:
  1. Selling stock photos. ...
  2. Transcribing audio. ...
  3. Renting out your car. ...
  4. House-sitting, babysitting or pet-sitting. ...
  5. Product testing and research studies. ...
  6. Mystery shopping. ...
  7. Selling unwanted stuff. ...
  8. Junk hauling.
Aug 10, 2022

How can I get money fast? ›

How to make money online
  1. Pick up freelance work online. ...
  2. Test websites and apps. ...
  3. Pick up tasks on Amazon's Mechanical Turk. ...
  4. Take surveys for money. ...
  5. 5. Make money from your blog as an affiliate. ...
  6. Sell your wares on Etsy. ...
  7. Get advertising revenue from your blog or YouTube channel. ...
  8. Become an Instagram influencer.
Aug 8, 2022

What companies pay you to work from home? ›

18 companies that let you work from home
  • Zoom Video Communications, Inc. Zoom Video Communications is a company that provides cloud services for people to use for communication. ...
  • Hopper. ...
  • Kaplan. ...
  • TTEC. ...
  • Intuit. ...
  • Dell Technologies. ...
  • UnitedHealth Group. ...
  • Kelly Services.

How can I make extra money on a tight schedule? ›

Now, let's get to the good stuff: easy side hustles to start today.
  1. Side hustles for busy people. When it comes to side hustling, choose things that conveniently fit into the schedule of things you already do. ...
  2. Rideshare driver. ...
  3. Teaching. ...
  4. Daycare or Petcare. ...
  5. Photography. ...
  6. Shopping. ...
  7. Services. ...
  8. Crafts.

Does Amazon pay you to work from home? ›

As of Oct 15, 2022, the average weekly pay for a Work From Home Amazon Customer Service in the United States is $985 a week.

How can I make 6 figures from home? ›

Six-figure work from home jobs
  1. Senior consultant. National Average Salary: $101,297 per year. ...
  2. IT security specialist. National Average Salary: $106,023 per year. ...
  3. Product manager. National Average Salary: $106,480 per year. ...
  4. Senior web developer. ...
  5. Front-End developer. ...
  6. Audit manager. ...
  7. Technical lead. ...
  8. Actuary.

How do I start my career as a stay-at-home mom? ›

How to Find a Job after being a Stay-at-home Mom
  1. Determine What You Want. Start by listing your existing wants and needs. ...
  2. Reviewing And Updating Your Resumes. ...
  3. Make the Most of Social Sites. ...
  4. Refresh Your Skills. ...
  5. Prepare and Practice for the Interview. ...
  6. Have an Explanation for Your Resume Gap. ...
  7. Be Patient Is the Key!
Jun 29, 2022

How can I make $200 in a day? ›

Top 26 Ways to Make $200 a Day
  1. Take Online Surveys.
  2. Invest.
  3. Pet Sit.
  4. Babysit.
  5. Be an Airbnb Host.
  6. Freelance on Fiverr or Upwork.
  7. Take Jobs on TaskRabbit.
  8. Become a Social Media Manager.

How can I work from home with a baby? ›

10 Tips for Working Remotely with Your New Baby
  1. Tag Team. Families with multiple caregivers can work in shifts. ...
  2. Consider Childcare. ...
  3. Experiment with Child Carriers. ...
  4. Adjust Your Schedule. ...
  5. Take Naps. ...
  6. Take Breaks. ...
  7. Try Dictation. ...
  8. Work Across Multiple Devices.
Jun 22, 2021

How do I start my career as a stay-at-home mom? ›

How to Find a Job after being a Stay-at-home Mom
  1. Determine What You Want. Start by listing your existing wants and needs. ...
  2. Reviewing And Updating Your Resumes. ...
  3. Make the Most of Social Sites. ...
  4. Refresh Your Skills. ...
  5. Prepare and Practice for the Interview. ...
  6. Have an Explanation for Your Resume Gap. ...
  7. Be Patient Is the Key!
Jun 29, 2022

Can I work from home with a toddler? ›

Working at home with a toddler is possible. But, it will require a little more creativity, patience, and flexibility on your part.

How do I start working after being a stay-at-home mom? ›

9 tips for re-entering the workforce after being a stay-at-home parent
  1. Uncover what you really want. ...
  2. Update your materials. ...
  3. Refresh your skills. ...
  4. Get active on social sites. ...
  5. Call on your network and make new connections. ...
  6. Look at all of your options. ...
  7. Practice and prepare. ...
  8. Talk up your gap years.

What is your job as a parent? ›

Job Description: Fill bellies, maintain home, cradle, protect, teach, guide, listen, empathize, communicate, accept, trust, check up on, love, discipline, role model, doctor, clean and wash, (and then clean and wash some more) tolerate . . . and enjoy.

How do I get a job with a baby? ›

How To Get Stuff Done In Newborn Time
  1. Write Your Tasks Down. ...
  2. Delegate, Outsource, Prioritise, Ask For Help. ...
  3. Take Advantage Of Ten Minutes. ...
  4. Use The Happy Awake Time. ...
  5. Don't Check On Your Sleeping Baby. ...
  6. Get A Good Baby Carrier. ...
  7. Boost Your Oxytocin.
Oct 14, 2016

How much does Amazon pay for work from home? ›

$24. The estimated total pay for a Work At Home Telephone Customer Service Representative at Amazon is $24 per hour. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated base pay is $17 per hour ...

What is the best part time job for moms? ›

Here are their favorite part-time job opportunities for parents.
...
Flexible Part-Time Jobs:
  • Delivering newspapers.
  • Working in a daycare.
  • Working as a receptionist.
  • Tutoring.
  • Teaching private music lessons.
  • Babysitting.
  • Fitness instruction.
  • Working as a home health aide.
Apr 3, 2019

What is a stay-at-home mom called? ›

SAHM is an acronym for a stay-at-home mom. Typically, a SAHM is a woman who cares for the children while the other partner is working outside the home. Similar, more antiquated terms are a homemaker or housewife, although some people still embrace these monikers for this role.

How can I work with 3 kids? ›

Here are my balancing tips:
  1. There is no right way. ...
  2. Be flexible. ...
  3. Operate as one team. ...
  4. Be present for your kids in their waking hours. ...
  5. Make your family time not negotiable. ...
  6. Reward family time post work travel. ...
  7. Be there for your kids when it matters. ...
  8. Show your kids how happy you are because you work.
Jan 30, 2017

How old is a toddler age? ›

Toddlers (2-3 years of age)

Can I take my baby to work with me? ›

Yes, you can bring children to work (and not just on National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day) if your office has the right atmosphere (laid-back instead of buttoned-up), your company is supportive of working moms and you don't do it too often.

Which is harder stay-at-home mom or working mom? ›

Staying at home with your kids is HARDER than going into work, new study finds. Don't ever underestimate the challenges a stay-at-home mom faces on a daily basis. In fact, new research has found that many people find staying at home with your children HARDER than going into work!

What skills does a stay-at-home mom have? ›

Being a stay at home parent is one of the hardest jobs you will ever have, and the skills you gained are incredibly transferrable. Some of these skills include multi-tasking, communication, persuading, listening, research, organization, managing people, collaboration, and the ultimate mom skill—negotiation.

What percentage of stay at home moms go back to work? ›

It's important to remember that spending time as a stay-at-home mom doesn't mean the end of your career for good. In fact, 70 percent of stay-at-home moms eventually return to work, and nearly half of those that do return full time.

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