It used to be that high-salary employees were expected to be on site if they wanted to earn $100,000, $150,000 or even $200,000 or more -- but those days are in the history books. In life after the pandemic, even the highest-paying jobs can be done remotely.
From software to psychology, remote work is now available across many of the fields with the most coveted salaries. If you have the credentials, experience, skills and talent, annual pay well into the six figures is within reach from the comfort of your own home. Keep reading to learn about a few of the jobs that pay at least $200,000 that you can apply for right now.
If you have an active clinical psychologist license, a graduate degree from an APA-accredited program and experience working with children of different ages in school settings, Indeed.com is listing openings for remote clinical psychologists that pay $100 per hour. Presuming a 40-hour workweek with two weeks off per year, that's an annual salary of exactly $200,000.
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The position, which is through Parallel Learning, offers easy and flexible scheduling and databases and templates that reduce administrative work. The company's smart-matching system pairs psychologists with ideal clients and covers all required testing and cross-licensure programs.
Director of Engineering
Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is currently listing a remote opening for the position of director of engineering. The right candidate will be responsible for leading software engineering teams charged with meeting the growing demands of Meta's product and business divisions. The winning applicant will have a graduate degree and at least a decade of industry experience, including a minimum of seven years in management.
While Meta is mum on salary, Indeed.com, which lists the opening, estimates that the position pays $206,000 to $261,000 per year.
Entrepreneur in Residence
Mechanism -- an early-stage venture firm that partners with entrepreneurs to help build their businesses -- is offering a unique position that offers not only a $200,000 annual salary but a path to a career as a CEO.
The people who go on to become the chief executives of Mechanism's portfolio companies start as entrepreneurs in residence (EIRs). The company is looking for new EIRs to join the team and research business opportunities while learning how to launch and scale companies. Eventually, EIRs will transition to leading one of Mechanism's partner companies, where they'll be expected to grow their businesses to a market cap of $1 billion within five to 10 years. Mechanism has a 100% success rate in getting companies to profitability.
SimplyHired is listing a remote sales executive position with a company called Incognia, which provides trust and safety solutions for location-based apps like fintechs, banks and gaming operators.
Not only does the job pay $200,000 to $250,000 per year, it comes with a $100 monthly remote work stipend and benefits such as 22 days of PTO per year and stock options.
The primary job description includes presenting the Incognia technology -- which is running on more than 200 million devices -- to potential customers before negotiating and closing deals.
Principal Full-Stack Engineer
CodeAcademy defines a full-stack software engineer as "a jack of all trades (and master of quite a few) who can get a project done from start to finish."
If that sounds like you, Salary.com is listing a remote opening for a principal full-stack engineer with a remote IoT SaaS startup called IT Pros based in Philadelphia. The position pays $200,000 to $220,000 plus equity, PTO, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a monthly internet stipend and more.
You'll have to be a master of core programming fundamentals and have experience with distributed SQL databases, web containers, middleware, messaging technologies, RESTful API services, JIRA and GIT.
Advancing Communities Everywhere is advertising a clinical assessor position that emphasizes crisis stabilization and mental health skill-building (MHSB). It's available on a full-time, part-time or contract basis and pays $125 to $150 an hour.
If you take the position full time -- presuming 2,000 hours over 50 40-hour workweeks -- your salary would be $250,000 to $300,000 per year.
The job entails completing clinical assessments and intakes for prospective clients while maintaining high-quality clinical documentation, providing clinical diagnoses and completing service authorizations.
To get the job, you must be classified as either license eligible or supervisee and have a letter of approval from the Board of Health Professions.
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