These 5 remote jobs pay more than $60,000 a year
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These 5 remote jobs pay more than $60,000 a year

With coronavirus cases swelling across the country again, many offices won’t be opening up any time soon. 

More than 60% of employees say they’re working remotely during the pandemic — and more than half hope not to return to the days of commutes and cubicles. 

But some remote jobs pay better than others. 

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As the option to work remotely becomes more popular, CNBC spoke with Julia Pollak, a labor economist at online jobs marketplace ZipRecruiter, about some of the higher-paying positions.

Here are five professions that pay more than $60,000 a year. 

1. Technical writer 

When you consult an instruction manual to help you hook up a stereo system, and the manual is so clearly written that you hook it up correctly, you can thank a technical writer.

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Average annual pay: $68,640

Number of job openings as of June 10: 2,308

2. Financial analyst 

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Average annual pay: $67,900

Number of job openings as of June 10: 5,242

3. Proposal writer

Front view of a Caucasian businesswoman wearing smart clothes, working in the modern office, sitting by a desk and writing on a piece of paper.

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Average annual pay: $67,047

Number of job openings as of June 10: 449

4. Web designer 

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Average annual pay: $60,202

Number of job openings as of June 10: 791

5. Translator 

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Average annual pay: $60,118

Number of job openings as of June 10: 1