Did you know that Texas is the second-largest and the second most populated state in the US? Texas also contains three of the top ten most populated cities, and Austin seems to be on everyone's best-of list. Because there are so many people in Texas looking for remote work, and because I’m a proud Texas gal myself, it only makes sense to have a list of the best work from home jobs in Texas!
You may be wondering why remote jobs even have location-based requirements? The reasons why vary greatly but often revolve in-person training, state laws and requirements, and taxation issues. If you're looking for a work at home job in Texas, this list has you covered.
ACD Direct hires independent contractors to provide customer service and support via phone and live webchat. There is a one-time fee of $30 for a criminal background check this deducted from your paycheck. Before you can begin work for ACD Direct, you’ll need to complete new agent certification which is unpaid.
Aetna hires Texas-based nurses, counselors, managers, consultants, and many more occupations. Most roles are full-time and come with benefits. To locate these jobs on their website, use the keywords “telephonic,” “telecommute,” and “work at home”.
Amazon hires remote workers from all over the world to perform a wide variety of tasks. One of the most common positions is that of the customer service associate. Pay and hours are dependent on location, education, skills, and services performed.
Apple hires at-home advisors all across the US for customer service, sales, and management. These positions (even part-time) come with paid training, benefits, product discounts, and PTO.
Belay hires independent contractors from all across the US for the roles of the executive assistant, bookkeeper, and web specialist. To qualify for these positions, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree, prior experience, and the availability to work at least 20 hours per week.
Boldly hires remote W2 employees from 23 different states, including Texas. Positions revolve around admin support, tech support, customer service, research, web development, design, and more. Must have at least seven years of experience in your related field and be available to work 20 hours per week. Positions come with benefits like PTO and competitive pay (starting at $20 per hour).
Connections Academy hires teachers, social workers, speech pathologist, and school counselors in Texas. There are part- and full-time positions available, and they offer a host of benefits and competitive pay.
Contenrix hires work at home sales, service, and tech support reps from all over Texas. While you’ll need to provide your own equipment, they do offer paid training and benefits like health insurance and a 401K.
Contract World hires independent contractors from all over the US and Canada to provide customer service to companies like Pizza Hut, KFC, Loreal, and more. On average, workers earn $11 – $16 per hour.
Course Hero hires native English speakers from the US, UK, CA, and AU to tutor high school and college students in course-specific questions. Must have a Bachelor's Degree. Tutors earn an average of $3.00 per question, making around $12-$20 per hour. Work as much or as little as you like, and from anywhere where you have a reliable internet connection.
The Austin-based company, Dell, hires a wide variety of remote workers from all over the world. Most positions are full-time and come with extensive benefits. When searching their career portal, use the keyword “remote” to locate the work from home positions.
Dosh is an Austin-based company that occasionally has openings for remote associate consumer success agents. In this role, you’ll work part-time answering incoming support tickets from Dosh users. Sometimes, you’ll need to go into the office for meetings so you’ll need to live in Austin or the surrounding areas.
DVMelite hires part-time remote workers from Georgia, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin for sales, client advocates, and marketing account managers. The remote job listings are located under internal positions.
Fancy Hands hires US-based virtual assistants to complete a wide variety of tasks. All work is task-based, and the pay will vary on time, difficulty, and how long it takes you to complete it. According to their website, starting tasks pay $3 – $7 per job with the room for advancement. In this role, you’ll be working as an independent contractor.
Fiserv hires remote workers for business consultants, sales, customer service, and more. Most positions are full-time and come with a wide variety of benefits.
Intelemark hires independent contractors from across the US for B2B appointment setting, lead generation, and sales. Full- and part-time hours are available with base pay and bonuses. Expats are welcome to apply.
Intuit hires home-based workers across the US for bookkeeping positions. When searching for jobs on their website, use the keyword, “remote”.
K12 hires certified teachers in Texas to instruct students virtually on a wide variety of subjects. Part-time positions are for independent contractors. I do believe that full-time jobs come with benefits, but at the time of writing, there weren’t any full-time positions available, so I wasn’t able to confirm.
LawnStarter is an Austin-based company that hires individuals in Texas for remote customer support, sales, marketing, and provider support. They have both part- and full-time positions, and full-time workers receive employee equity and competitive health, dental, and vision coverage.
Liveops hires remote workers from all across Texas for inbound sales, customer service, insurance claims, insurance sales, tech support, roadside assistance, food order takers, payroll support, and healthcare. When you work for Liveops, you’re working as an independent contractor, and you’ll need to pay $45 for a criminal background and credit check.
NexRep hires independent contractors from all across the US for inbound and outbound sales ($15 – $25 per hour), and customer service ($10 – $12 per hour). Some positions are available 24/7 and others have availability seven days a week from 9 AM – 11 PM.
Omaha Steaks hires seasonal inbound sales rep in Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa, and of course Texas. To locate these positions on their website, click on “work at home” under the area of interest.
REV hires freelance transcribers, captioners, and translators from all around the world. Freelancers are paid weekly via PayPal, and pay rates are listed on their website.
Salesforce hires remote workers from all over the world, including Texas, for a wide variety of positions like sales, marketing, customer support, tech and IT, as well as finance, legal, HR, and real estate. When you’re searching their website for the work at home positions, use the keyword, “remote”.
SAP hires individuals from all around the globe for the following types of roles: HR specialists, payroll consultants, marketing, sales, business consultants, and many more. To locate the work at home jobs on their website, search for the keyword “virtual”.
Sitel hires work at home associates all over Texas to assist customers with billing questions, account or product support, orders, scheduling, or tech support. Positions come with paid training, benefits, and the opportunity to work full- or part-time.
Sutherland Global hires remote workers from all across the US for customer service, tech support, sales, and financial. In these roles, you’re working as a W2 employee, and you receive paid training and employee benefits. When you’re searching for positions on their website, use the keyword, “remote”.
Starry hires full-time, remote, customer support reps from New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, DC, Tennessee, Florida, South Carolina, Kansas, Colorado, California, Washington, and of course, Texas. This job comes with a wide array of benefits.
Stitch Fix hires part-time, remote stylists for women and men in Dallas and Austin, as well as Cleveland, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Francisco.
SYKES hires work from home customer support agents in many states across the US and Canada, including Texas. Positions come with paid training and benefits.
TaxJar hires a wide variety of remote workers (customer service, sales, marketing, security, and more) from across the US, including Texas. Full-time positions come with benefits like health coverage, 401K, paid vacation, $250 for your home office setup, and lots more.
TeleReach is a Houston-based company that hires remote workers from many states, including Texas. They employ remote workers for appointment setting, lead generation, and information gathering. In this position, you can work full- or part-time, you’ll be an independent contractor, and you can earn $12 – $28 per hour based on performance.
Time Etc hires US-based freelance virtual assistants. You must have five years of experience and professional liability insurance. Starting pay rate is $11 per hour.
TTEC hires home-based workers from across the US and Canada for customer service and tech support roles. In these roles, you’ll generally work 20-30 hours per week, training is paid, and you’ll receive competitive pay as well as tuition reimbursement, retirement savings, and employee rewards and discounts.
U-Haul hires remote sales and reservations agents across the US. Positions are part-time and include benefits like medical reimbursement, RX savings, dental and vision, and a 401K retirement plan. Use the keyword “remote” to locate the work from home positions.
UnitedHealth Group hires proposal writers, nurses, business consultants, clinical admin coordinators, data analysts, and many others. Positions are location-dependent for various cities in Texas. To locate the work from home positions on their website, use the keyword ” telecommute”.
Vicky Virtual hires work from home receptionists from all over the US. You must be able to type 50 WPM and have excellent communication skills. Pay is $10 per hour.
VIPKID hires independent contractors from the US and Canada to teach English to Chinese students between the ages of 4 – 12. You must have a Bachelor’s Degree and some sort of teaching, coaching, or mentoring experience. Pay ranges from $14 – $22 per hour.
Williams-Sonoma hires remote customer service agents from The Colony, Texas (a suburb of Dallas). Positions are full-time and come with paid training, merchandise discounts, and the opportunity for overtime hours and pay.
Working Solutions hires independent contractors from Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Plano, and San Antonio for a wide variety of remote positions like customer service, retail, sales, travel, and administrative work. Agents can earn between $9 – $30 an hour based on the type of work.
World Travel Holdings hires remote workers in Texas for customer service, sales, management, travel agents, and more. Positions come with paid training, W2 employee status, benefits, a company computer.
Xerox hires remote workers from around the globe for a wide variety of positions like customer care, tech support, data entry, QA, admin and business support, and more. Full-time jobs come with benefits.
Other Work From Home Jobs in Texas
If you're still not finding what you're searching for you may want to check out FlexJobs. They're a paid subscription site that hand-screens work from home jobs for legitimacy, but, they also have jobs categorized by location and occupation. Their service saves you time by curating the remote jobs in one convenient place.
As I find new work from home jobs in Texas, I'll add them to this list.
Where in Texas do you live, and what sort of job are you looking for? Drop us a note; we'd love to hear from you!
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Holly Reisem Hanna is the publisher and founder of The Work at Home Woman, which has been helping individuals find remote careers and businesses that feed their souls since 2009. Through her unconventional career path of holding over 30 jobs and obtaining two college degrees, she’s been able to figure out how to find a career that you’re truly passionate about. Holly’s had the pleasure of sharing her expertise on sites like CNN, MSN Money, Huffington Post, Woman’s Day Magazine, as well as being recognized by Forbes as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career.” Holly resides in Austin, Texas, with her husband and daughter and enjoys reading, traveling, and yoga.
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