5 Work at Home Jobs Without a College Degree

without degreeIn this economy, finding a work at home job can be more of a challenge than it previously was. There are more people who are out of work and therefore more people who are searching for work. This makes it hard for even the most qualified applicant to find a job, much less an applicant who might not have certain experience or educational requirements. Contrary to popular belief, there are work at home jobs out there that you can do with little to no experience or without having a fancy degree. Below are five jobs that fit this mold.

Customer Service Agent.

More and more companies are starting to outsource their customer service rep jobs to agencies that hire at home workers. These companies pay by the hour and typically can be either part-time or full-time work. Examples of such companies include: Live Ops, West at Home, and Voice Log.

Web Search Evaluator.

Get paid to reinforce the quality of search engines, web pages and search results. Companies like Google and Bing will pay certain companies such as Leapforce, Lionbridge, and AppenButler Hill to hire at home workers to rate the quality of search results. This job doesn't require a degree, but does have a rigorous testing process. Most of these positions will pay $14 an hour and up.


If you are fluent in more than one language you can profit in a career from being a translator. Not only will you translate important documents from a language aspect, you will also translate any cultural differences that the audio files or documents might be harboring. Translators work flexible hours and can make $20 plus an hour.


Though some companies require you to have to degree to freelance write, more and more companies are letting go of this requirement. Freelance writing can bring in high payouts for part time hours. Many companies are looking for freelance writers to maintain their blogs or other social media outlets. Ghostwriting blogs, which are mostly informal, can be a great way to earn income.

Data Entry.

If you can type at least 60 wpm, you might want to look into a job doing freelance data entry. Not only is this job flexible, most companies will accept entry-level workers. Be careful when looking for data-entry jobs, these jobs are inundated with scams. Try looking at companies such as AccuTran Global and Clark Fork Communications.