One of the most common questions I get from readers and subscribers is, “How can I work at home as an internet researcher?” Makes sense! A lot of us are master Googlers and consider ourselves pretty good at research.
I’ve actually written a more in-depth blog post about online research jobs here, but today I thought I would do a thorough search online to see what companies are advertising openings for work at home researchers right now.
The jobs you’ll see below vary greatly in the types of companies, the type of research, requirements to apply, and of course pay.
I’ve tried to include as much relevant information as I can to help you decide whether these openings are a fit.
Good luck if you apply for anything listed below.
5 Companies Hiring Work at Home Researchers
1 – Study.com – Article Researcher
Study.com is looking for a remote article researcher.
Per the job description, you would, “Create outlines for topics like teacher certification tests by using SEO research to determine the best information to include in the full article. In this role, you will write an outline for the article, including headers and instructions on what information to include; you are not writing the article itself.”
Payments are made twice monthly and you can work whenever you want.
You must have experience writing, structuring, and editing content outlines as well as an understanding of SEO. Strong English language and research skills are a must.
Pay rate is unknown.
Go here if you’d like more information and to apply.
2 – Fair Housing Center of Washington – Tester/Civil Rights Researcher
The Fair Housing Center of Washington is hiring tester/researchers to gather information. This opening is for residents of Washington state only.
Per the job description, “Testers are assigned to act as home seekers and simulate ordinary housing transactions for the purpose of gathering credible and objective information about housing market practices. This is done over phone, email and in person. Testers may also be required to testify about their test experiences in court (in rare cases).”
Pay is $16 /hourly for part-time hours, flexible schedule.
For more information and to apply, go here.
3 – Eastridge Workforce Solutions – Online Researcher For Call Center
Eastridge Workforce Solutions is hiring online researchers. This opening may be for Texas residents only (unclear).
Per the job description, “Research Associates help ensure that we provide our clients with accurate public record information. RAs analyze public records from various sources like public online portals, subscription-based access points, and automated public record scrapers.”
Minimum of six months worth of customer service experience is required.
Pay is $15 /hourly.
Go here for more details and to apply.
4 – Media Matters For America – Researcher (2 Openings)
Media Matters For America has openings for a night shift researcher and a Spanish language researcher. Both of these are remote/work at home.
These are the job descriptions for both roles (pulled from the listing):
Night Shift Researcher – “The Researcher (Night Shift) 1) monitors news programs and social media during the evening, with a focus on identifying conservative misinformation; 2) posts relevant clips and content for public consumption on the Media Matters website; and 3) gathers internal rapid response research when needed.”
Spanish Language Researcher – “Media Matters in partnership with Voto Latino recently launched the Latino Anti-Disinformation Lab (LADL). LADL is a large-scale effort to identify, research and respond to misinformation directed at the Latino Community. This researcher will conduct media monitoring, compile research and draft materials that directly support LADL and its partners.”
Both positions offer benefits, and pay is $47,500 /yearly and is commensurate with experience or expertise.
5 – Job Mobz – YouTube Video Content Researcher
Job Mobz is hiring a remote YouTube video content researcher. This is a part-time position.
In this role, you will be, “executing the content strategy for a new YouTube channel designed to significantly increase views. This will involve conducting research and collaborating with the YouTuber, video editor and the rest of the team to identify topics for videos and what content to cover on each topic.”
They are looking for someone with a proven track record of creating successful content for YouTube, and a strong understanding of how YouTube recommends and ranks video content.
Salary information for this position is unknown.
Go here for more details and to apply.
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