Want To Work From Home? These Top 10 States Rank High in Remote Jobs
It seems like it all started with the pandemic. Covid-19 impacted all of us in one way or another. I think we all can agree on that. Doing business obviously is one of the things that changed the most. Companies and corporations worldwide were stunned and had to take measures to keep their workforce and lifeline alive.
Crowded office spaces were quickly discontinued in an effort to minimize the spread and keep employees healthy. Thus, the rise of remote working from home. Or anywhere for that matter. According to a Future Forum's Pulse report, 69% of those surveyed are either working fully remote or hybrid.
Furthermore, in recent research from Ladders, it's predicted that 25% of all professional jobs in North America will be fully remote by the end of 2022. The point here is that remote jobs are catching on and show no signs of slowing down. The only question that remains is, where are all these remote jobs? CNBC has ranked the top 10 states where looking for a remote job is best right now. Keep scrolling to take a look and see where Texas ranks.
LOOK: THESE TOP TEN STATES RANK HIGH IN REMOTE JOBS
Texas ranks high in remote opportunities only to California. Many suspect the reason for this ranking has a lot to do with where tech jobs are and it makes sense. Many high-tech corporations are already based in Texas including the addition of Tesla and Oracle which both moved from California. Texas is on the rise.
Are you in the job market right now? Check out below to see some of the highest occupations paid in Texas with many having remote positions.