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Bookmark It: These Were the 10 Most Popular WFH Jobs 40 Years Ago

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Working remotely seems to be a completely modern way of life but even way back in the 1970s people were working remotely. FlexJobs’ recently looked at the complete history of working from home and compiled the 10 top job titles mostly based on data from a Washington Post article,Working at Home Can Save Gasoline.” Here they are:

  1. Engineer
  2. Computer Programmer
  3. Physical Scientist
  4. Social Scientist
  5. Medical Researcher
  6. Lawyer
  7. Accountant
  8. Insurance Specialist
  9. Sales
  10. Child Care

Now let's take a look at the current most popular remote jobs. You may be surprised!

  1. Accountant
  2. Program Manager
  3. Teacher / Faculty
  4. Writer
  5. Consultant
  6. Engineer
  7. Nurse
  8. Customer Service Representative
  9. Tutor
  10. Medical Coder

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