Top 100 Telecommute Companies for 2018

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If 2018 is the year you want to find a telecommute job, you’ve come to the right place! It’s time to unveil our annual list of the Top 100 Telecommute Companies. Read on to learn more about researching and applying to remote jobs with these top telecommute companies across all job industries. 

Top 100 Telecommute Companies for 2018

Every week, our virtual job experts research, abstract, and post thousands of new remote jobs to the Virtual Vocations Telecommute Jobs Database. More than 10,000 companies in the Virtual Vocations Telecommute Companies Database regularly hire telecommuting professionals across more than 40 job categories.

Throughout 2017, we documented hiring trends among telecommute-friendly employers with the most telecommute job postings published to our database to create a list of the Top 100 Telecommute Companies for 2018. Below, we have outlined the telecommute companies expected to publish the most remote job openings for the year ahead.

The following list showcases the top 15 telecommute employers overall; the remaining 85 employers are grouped by industry.


1. UnitedHealth Group

Industry: Healthcare

Headquarters: Minnetonka, Minnesota

Founded: 1977

UnitedHealth Group is one of the largest healthcare insurance providers in the nation, spanning all 50 states and over 125 countries. Their UnitedHealthcare insurance products and services provide complete healthcare coverage and benefits for individuals and families.

UnitedHealthcare works directly with individuals, employers, and state Medicaid and Medicare programs. They serve close to 27 million U.S. workers and 64 million individuals without employer-provided healthcare plans.

In addition, UnitedHealth Group’s Optum platform offers healthcare management solutions through information technology and clinical expertise. They invest over $3 billion in technology each year to process more than 750 billion transactions for over 90 million individuals.

UnitedHealth Group primarily hires healthcare specialists, customer service representatives, business developers, and information technology professionals. When searching for telecommuting jobs in the Virtual Vocations Database, look for job titles like the following:

  • Telecommute RN Care Coordinator
  • Virtual Medical Record Data Consultant
  • Remote Home Visit Nurse Practitioner
  • Telecommuting Customer Service Representative
  • Telecommute Network Manager

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2. Kaplan Inc.

Industry: Education

Headquarters: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Founded: 1938

Kaplan, Inc. is a leader in educational services for individuals, businesses, and universities across the globe.

Kaplan provides courses, materials, and practice tests for high school exams (e.g., AP and GED), college entrance exams (e.g., ACT and SAT), and graduate school entrance exams (e.g., GRE, MCAT, and LSAT). They also specialize in resources for international college and graduate school students, TOEFL test takers, and licensed professionals such as medical doctors and lawyers.

In addition to test preparation, Kaplan, Inc. offers online and in-person courses for undergraduates, graduates, and continuing education students as well as certification exam resources for working professionals including accountants and financial planners.

Kaplan, Inc. primarily hires instructors, business analysts, and sales managers. Within the Virtual Vocations Database, look for job titles like following:

  • Telecommute GRE Prep Instructor
  • Telecommuting Nursing Instructor
  • Virtual Business Analyst
  • Remote Sales Associate

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3. VocoVision

Industry: Education

Headquarters: Skokie, Illinois

Founded: 2011

VocoVision is a leader in virtual speech therapy services for children. They implement telepractice and mobile applications to engage children in speech-language pathology treatment programs, provide sign-language interpretation services, and assist visually impaired students.

They also offer telepsychology and remote occupational therapy services. VocoVision’s resources and services help students, educators, and family members work together to support each child’s needs. Their methods and programs are approved by national professional organizations such as The American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and The American Psychological Association (APA).

VocoVision primarily hires speech-language pathologists, sign language interpreters, and special education teachers. As you explore the Virtual Vocations Database for openings with VocoVision, look for virtual jobs like the following:

  • Telecommute Speech Language Pathologist
  • Virtual Sign Language Interpreter
  • Work at Home Special Education

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4. K12 Inc.

Industry: Education

Headquarters: Herndon, Virginia

Founded: 2000

K12 Inc. is a leader in public and private online education. They provide courses, lessons, and learning materials for elementary, middle, and high school students across the U.S.

Their K-8 program for public school students is customized to match each state’s education requirements, and they offer programs to supplement private school learning and homeschooled students. Their high school program contains over 200 online courses, including AP, STEM, and career preparation courses.

K12 also hosts programs for students who need to retake classes or recover course credits. Some courses may even count as college credit so that students can get a head start on advanced education.

K12 Inc. primarily hires teachers and education specialists. Telecommute job openings with K12, which you may find in the Virtual Vocations Database, may include the following:

  • Telecommute High School Physics Teacher
  • Virtual Middle School Teacher
  • Telecommuting K-8 Teacher
  • Remote Education Specialist

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5. Oracle Corporation

Industry: Information Technology

Headquarters: Redwood Shores, California

Founded: 1977

Oracle Corporation specializes in enterprise information technology solutions, software programs, computer services, database management systems, and business consulting.

Oracle is a global leader in integrated cloud computing and infrastructure platforms. Their clients include top companies in aerospace and defense, automotive, banking, engineering and construction, medical device, oil and gas, and telecommunications.

The company has 430,000 customers, 25,000 partners, and 138,000 employees around the world. They offer extensive training and certification on all their products through Oracle University. They also host online communities, such as Health Science Connect and Java Champions, so that professionals can get up-to-date information from industry experts.

Oracle Corporation hires a variety of information technology, customer service, sales, and business management professionals. When you conduct your Oracle telecommute job search within the Virtual Vocations Database, look for job titles like the following:

  • Telecommute Web User Experience Developer
  • Work at Home Software Developer
  • Telecommuting Sales Consultant
  • Telecommuting Communications Director
  • Virtual Product Manager

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6. CyraCom

Industry: Language Translation

Headquarters: Tucson, Arizona

Founded: 1995

CyraCom provides language translation and interpretation services for healthcare systems, customer contact centers, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and state and local government agencies.

Their primary services include phone and video interpretation, translation and localization, on-site interpretation, and language assessment and interpreter training. They operate 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and have offices in the United Kingdom.

CyraCom primarily hires language interpreters. Within the Virtual Vocations Database, look for titles like the following:

  • Telecommuting Bilingual Lahu and English Interpreter
  • Work at Home Bilingual Brunei and English Interpreter
  • Virtual Bilingual German and English Interpreter

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Industry: Information Technology

Headquarters: San Francisco, California

Founded: 1999 provides customer relationship management (CRM) software and solutions to small businesses and enterprises across the globe.

Over 150,000 companies use Salesforce CRM to keep track of potential customers, communicate with clients, track and store client data, create efficient internal business processes, and manage customer service operations.

Some of their top customers include Adidas, US Bank, Farmers Insurance, T-Mobile, Canon, Kimberly-Clark, and ADP.

Salesforce primarily hires information technology professionals, sales associates, and business managers. When exploring the Virtual Vocations Database for openings with, look for job titles like the following:

  • Remote Senior Business Architect
  • Work at Home Account Executive
  • Remote Principle Field Success Engineer
  • Virtual Enterprise Market Strategic Account Manager

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8. Humana Inc.

Industry: Healthcare

Headquarters: Louisville, Kentucky

Founded: 1961

Humana Inc. is a leading healthcare insurance provider that offers coverage to individuals and families throughout the U.S.  Their healthcare coverage extends to nearly three million active military members, veterans, and their families.

The company also delivers health and wellness programs specifically for caregivers and Medicare members to enhance the quality of life and improve overall wellness. In addition to healthcare insurance, Humana provides life and supplemental insurance to cover extended hospital stays, critical care, and accidental injuries.

Humana Inc. hires registered nurses, pharmacists, case managers, information technology professionals, and business managers. Examples of telecommuting jobs filled by Humana include the following:

  • Telecommuting Clinical Advisor Registered Nurse
  • Telecommute Behavioral Health Medical Director
  • Telecommute Pharmacy Consultant

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9. Conduent Inc.

Industry: Business Operations

Headquarters: Florham Park, New Jersey

Founded: 2017

Conduent Inc. is the subsidiary of Xerox Corporation that develops business processes for clients.

Conduent offers digital processing, automation, and analytics services and solutions for industries like retail, public transportation, automotive, aerospace, and defense.

They also help healthcare systems, human resources departments, customer service divisions, learning services, and financial agencies. The company works with top Fortune 500 companies and government agencies to help streamline daily operations, improve customer interactions, and increase revenue.

Conduent Inc. primarily hires customer service representatives and information technology professionals. The following are example telecommuting job titles from Conduent that could be found in the Virtual Vocations Database:

  • Telecommute Call Center Representative
  • Remote Senior Software Analyst
  • Telecommute Information Security Analyst

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10. Connections Academy

Industry: Education

Headquarters: Columbia, Maryland

Founded: 2001

Connections Academy provides free online public-school education for grades K-12. They offer personalized one-on-one instruction with active parental involvement.

Their curriculum includes core courses (i.e., math, science, language arts, and social studies) and electives such as music and sign language. High school students receive access to college preparation materials including ACT and SAT practice tests and Career Technical Education (CTE) resources to learn real-world skills.

Connections Academy primarily hires teachers, tutors, and curriculum writers. Within the Virtual Vocations Database, consider Connections Academy virtual jobs like the following:

  • Telecommuting Elementary Teacher
  • Telecommuting Math Tutor
  • Virtual High School Health Curriculum Writer

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11. Anthem, Inc.

Industry: Healthcare

Headquarters: Indianapolis, Indiana

Founded: 2004

Anthem, Inc. is a leading health insurance corporation that provides medical services and benefits to over 64 million Americans.

Anthem’s affiliate organizations, such as Anthem Blue Cross and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, deliver a wide range of coverage and customizable healthcare packages including HMO, PPO, and hybrid plans, as well as dental, vision, and life insurance. They also provide specialty services benefits, such as oncology treatment, senior-focused healthcare delivery, and disability plans, through their specialty affiliate companies.

Anthem, Inc. hires nurses, case managers, business analysts, and consultants. Look for remote job titles like the following:

  • Telecommuting Medical Transplant Nurse
  • Remote Business Analyst
  • Telecommuting Service Coordinator Registered Nurse Clinician
  • Work from Home Provider Experience Consultant

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12. SAP

Industry: Information Technology

Headquarters: Walldorf, Germany

Founded: 1972

SAP is a European company that specializes in enterprise software applications. They have over 350,000 customers and 87,800 employees around the world.

SAP’s major product lines include enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, cloud and data platforms, procurement and networks, and analytics.

The company also delivers solutions tailored to customer engagement and commerce, Internet of Things (IoT), digital supply chain, human resources, and financial specialties. In addition, SAP offers developer resources, products, trials, tutorials, and in-person events. Some of SAP’s clients include Nielson, Continental, and Hewlett Packard.

SAP primarily hires information technology professionals, product specialists, and sales and customer care representatives. During your telecommute job search, explore the Virtual Vocations Database for SAP job titles like the following:

  • Remote Regional Healthcare Enterprise Sales Executive
  • Telecommute Presales Senior Solution Consultant
  • Home Based Senior Cloud Solutions Product Specialist

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13. PRA Health Sciences

Industry: Healthcare

Headquarters: Raleigh, North Carolina

Founded: 1982

PRA Health Sciences is a clinical research company that conducts scientific trials to test newly developed pharmaceuticals. In the past five years, PRA Health Sciences has participated in over 3,500 clinical studies with support from more than 10,000 employees located in over 80 countries.

Their primary lines of business include bioanalytical laboratories, biometrics, and clinical development, diagnostics, and pharmacology. They also provide safety, risk management, and strategic solutions to their clients.

PRA Health Sciences primarily hires biostatisticians, clinical scientists, data specialists, and managers. Telecommuting jobs with PRA Health Sciences can include job titles like the following:

  • Remote Data Management Asset Lead
  • Telecommuting Project Delivery Director
  • Telecommute Senior Healthcare Biostatistician
  • Work at Home Healthcare Lead Statistical Programmer
  • Telecommute Oncology Melanoma Clinical Scientist

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14. Soliant Health

Industry: Healthcare

Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia

Founded: 1991

Soliant Health is the leading healthcare staffing agency in the U.S. They match qualified nurses, physicians, therapists, pharmacists, and technicians with temporary, telecommuting, and travel jobs. Some job assignments are temp-to-hire, and most require state licenses to apply.

Soliant Health offers assignments in a variety of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation facilities, schools, and medical centers. They also place candidates in advanced practice, healthcare IT, and allied health positions.

Soliant Health hires speech-language pathologists, healthcare professionals, and information technology specialists. While researching telecommute jobs with Soliant Health, consider the following job titles:

  • Remote School Speech Language Pathologist
  • Telecommuting Speech Language Pathologist

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15. Appen

Industry: Information Technology

Headquarters: Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia

Founded: 1996

Appen is an Australian company that develops datasets for artificial intelligence and machine learning applications. They have over 330 employees at six offices and over 400,000 curated flexible workers worldwide.

Appen mainly serves the technology, retail, automotive, healthcare, and financial industries. They also work with government agencies on emergency response, national security, and law enforcement.

Some of their services and solutions include fraud detection, eCommerce, machine translation, in-car navigation, text-to-speech, annotation, linguistic consulting, crowdsourcing, spam detection, and transcription.

Appen primarily hires social media and web search evaluators, transcriptionists, linguists, crowdsourcers, and information technology professionals. When exploring the Virtual Vocations Jobs Database for openings with Appen, look for job titles like the following:

  • Telecommuting Korean Linguist
  • Remote English Linguist

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Top Telecommute Education Employers

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), education administration jobs, such as child care administrators and principles, are expected to grow by 9.1% through 2026, making 48,200 new jobs available. Preschool, primary, secondary, and special education teacher jobs are expected to grow by 7.8% (333,800 new jobs); post-secondary teacher jobs should increase by 12.6% (236,600 new jobs), and other teaching jobs, such as adult education literacy, will expand by 10.0% (141,100 new jobs). Many of these new positions are 100-percent virtual or at least partial telecommute.

Aside from Kaplan, VocoVision, K12, and Connections Academy, which made the top 15 list for all telecommuting industries, seven additional education organizations made our 2018 Top 100 Telecommute Companies List:

Top Telecommute Healthcare, Health Insurance, and Biotechnology Employers

The BLS projects healthcare practitioner and technician jobs will increase by 15.2% through 2026, creating 1,330,900 new jobs for nurses, dentists, physicians, nutritionists, pharmacists, and other specialists. Healthcare support occupations, such as home health aides, nursing assistants, and massage therapists, are expected to grow by 23.2%, making 999,900 new jobs available.

While UnitedHealth Group, Humana, Anthem, PRA Health Sciences, and Soliant Health are the leading telecommute healthcare employers, an additional 15 healthcare organizations consistently recruited virtual professionals throughout 2017 and made our Top Telecommute Companies List:

Top Telecommute Technology Employers

Technology-based occupations, such as computer programmers, web developers, system administrators, information security analysts, and database architects, are expected to grow by 12.9%, creating 546,100 new jobs by 2026, according to the BLS. In addition, computer and information system managers, such as chief information officers and information technology directors, should see an increase of 11.9% (43,800 new jobs). Since most top companies use integrated, cloud-based infrastructure systems, telecommuting jobs related to computers, information, and technology are a dime a dozen.

Though Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, and Appen are among the top telecommute companies overall, an additional 22 technology organizations made our 2018 Telecommute Companies List:

Top Telecommute Financial Employers

Financial specialists will experience an employment growth of 9.9% (296,600 new jobs) by 2026, according to the BLS. Here are the top financial companies offering telecommuting positions in the Virtual Vocations Company Database:

Top Telecommute Customer Service, Sales, and Retail Employers

The BLS projects office and administrative support occupations will grow by 0.6% (149,400 new jobs) and sales and related professions will increase by 3.2% (507,400 new jobs) through 2026. Here are the highest ranking telecommute customer service, sales, and retail employers in the Virtual Vocations Company Database:

Top Translation, Consumer Research, and Professional Services Employers

Translators and interpreters can anticipate a 16.7% increase in job growth (11,400 new jobs) by 2026, as projected by the BLS. Likewise, market research analysists and specialists can expect a 22.3% increase (136,000 new jobs), and business operations occupations will see 9.3% growth (750,400 new jobs).

In addition to CyraCom and Conduent, the following top telecommute companies provide critical business services and consistently seek professionals to work from home:

Top Telecommute Employment Agencies

The following top employment agencies in the Virtual Vocations Company Database hire professionals in a variety of fields, such as information technology, business administration, sales, financial services, and marketing:

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