11 Online Jobs that Don’t Require Being on the Phone

Last Updated: May 31, 2016

Finding an Online Job that Doesn't Involve Being the Phone

In today's post I will cover a popular work at home topic for those needing an online job that doesn't require being on the phone. It seems that almost every internet based job involves some interaction over the phone, which can be frustrating for myself as well as others who have small children or pets in the home.

11 Online Jobs that Don't Require Being on the PhoneBelow you will find some awesome work at home opportunities ranging anywhere from chat-based to medical jobs, and even paid product testing. Make sure to share this page with your friends who may be interested in this type of work.

#1 – Chat and Email Jobs

Online chat and email jobs are among the most popular work at home jobs. Working as a chat agent involves you assisting customers via chat or email –  no phone required. This is ideal for stay at home moms with a noisy background.

#2 – Online Tutoring

Online tutoring involves you working one on one teaching students from the convenience of your home. Typically all tutoring sessions are done via Skype or through some type of video software. This is a easy way for students to learn virtually without being in a classroom.

#3 – Data Entry

Data entry is another popular work at home option that is hard to find. While there are many scams, there are several legitimate companies that recruit data entry keyers.

#4 – Scoring Tests

You can work from home scoring standardized testing for students in elementary, middle, high school, and college. This jobs typically requires some type of educational background.

#5 – Search Evaluation

If you're great at navigating through the internet, this could be and ideal opportunity for you. You role is to make sure major search engines like Google and Yahoo stay updated.

#6 – Online Moderation

As an online moderator, you may be managing comments on forums, chat rooms, or social media posts. Your job is to make sure the energy stays positive and to kick the bad guys out.

#7 –  Medical Coding

Medical coders typically work in the billing office of medical offices or hospitals. However there are several companies that will recruit medical coders to work remotely from home. It is recommended to have at least 1-2 years of experience working in the field, before hired on.

#8 – Product Testing

Product Testing is a fun and easy way to make money testing out free products. Consumers want to know what you think about a new product before it is released to stores. For sharing your opinion you are rewarded with cash, free products

#9 – General Transcription

Basically, transcription involves listening to an audio recording and typing what you hear into a document. It is then returned to the client, giving them a written record of what’s on the recording.

#10 – Surveys 

There are many legitimate paid survey sites that will pay you for sharing your feedback in exchange for cash, store giftcards, electronics, and other rewards. You won't necessarily make hundreds of dollars per month, but it is an easy way to get paid for your time and participation.

#11 – Writing/Editing

When it comes to writing there are endless opportunities available to showcase your skills. I would recommend offering your writing services on reputable freelance sites such as Problogger, Elance, and Upwork. Go here for a monster list of 1010+ writing and editing jobs.

Don't live in the US? Here are some International non phone jobs to consider:

  • AppleCare at Home – AppleCare hires at home advisors to assist customer through online chat. Open to the US and Australia.
  • Leapforce – This company hires search engine evaluators to work from in the following countries: US, Canada,Belgium, Norway, Denmark, and Brazil.
  • Shutterstock – This company hires image reviewers to work from home in the following countries: US, Canada, Philipines, Mexico, France, Japan, South Korea, and North America.
  • Lionbridge – Lionbridge also recruits search engine evaluators to work from home. Open to the following countries:
  • Xerox – This is a large company that offers a variety of positions in customer service, data entry, software programming, and more. Xerox work with employees in over 160 countries worldwide.
  • Go here for more global work at home job leads.

Have an ideal non phone job? Keep reading…

Do you work at home doing something that doesn’t require being on the phone? By sharing experiences and recommendations, this page can become an even better resource for those wanting to find an online job at home, but prefer it to be something without chatting on the phone.

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  • You’re Welcome! Thanks so much for the recommendations. I will make sure to add those companies to the list.

  • Kathy H.

    I am looking for work at home jobs online customer service in medical or tech support help.

  • Veronica

    The link to the apple job specifically said the a phone line was required? ?? First thing I noticed when I clicked on YOUR subpage? You would think you guys would know your own content ? Misleading for people that are doing research to find work from home.

    • Just an FYI: Apple offer two positions in customer service and online chat. The page it was linked to was referring to the customer service position. Visit Apple careers page, https://jobs.apple.com/us/search?searchString=At%20Home%20Advisor#&ss=At%20Home%20Advisor&t=0&so=&lo=0*USA&pN=1. Have a great day! 🙂

  • Travis

    I’m looking for a work at home job that would ship a product to me and allow me to assemble and return or ship out for them.any suggestions

    • Hi Travis! Unfortunately there are not any legit assembly jobs. Another option that may be of interest to you is getting paid to sort mail. US Monitor is a legit work at home opportunity.