23 Digital Nomad Jobs for the Lifestyle You Deserve

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The digital nomad lifestyle has gone mainstream. Now there are nomad jobs in every industry that can be done anywhere in the world. The idea is simple enough: leave the office behind and find a location-independent job to make money online, but what are the options?

Below we explore 23 digital nomad jobs. Many require no experience, so you could start today. Get ready to find your ideal digital nomad job and liberate yourself from the office cubicle forever!

If you enjoy putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard,) freelancing as a writer is a perfect way to get an online income. All you need is a laptop, and you could be traveling the world, earning money as a freelancing digital nomad.

Freelance Writer

Transcription is essentially just typing what you hear for a living. There are live transcription jobs like a courtroom transcriber, but much more common are online transcription jobs. You will receive a video or audio file and then type it out. You only need to be able to type to get a job transcribing.


If you’re well organized, good with time management, and proficient with email and word processing, a virtual assistant job could give you the freedom to travel the world. Virtual assistants make phone calls, schedule appointments, or manage email for their clients.

Virtual Assistant

It may surprise you that most photographers don’t edit their photos. The editing process can be long and time-consuming, so many photographers outsource this job to professional photo editors.

Photo Editor

Data entry may not be the most glamorous of jobs. Still, the low bar to entry and digital nature of data means it can be done anywhere.

Data Entry

You don’t need to be a computer science major to work in tech support – all you need to be able to do is solve problems. Google will be your best friend in this role.

Tech Support