Earn more than AED 100,000 when you work from home in one of these jobs


No doubt that we are now living in a totally "virtual world" with the lately spread of Covid-19 that enforced all the world to apply precautions intended to prevent the pandemic. Among these precautionary measures is the "Remote Work" system application that comes to maintain social distancing and stay-at-home approaches.

     The office-to home-transition makes it clear for both employees and employers that we will never go back to "normal"; we will go to a " new normal" since they have realized the importance of remote work, and it bears fruits. WFH allows employees to save more money and time, enjoy flexibility, be more productive, get higher salaries with higher positions, and develop more skills. Organizations also realized that in addition to saving on real estate, hiring remote workers is vital to expand their talent pool and increase retention.

Earn more than AED 100,000 when you work from home in one of these jobs

According to the latest statistics, 5 million employees are working from home at least half of the time. Moreover, the number of virtual employees has increased by 173% since 2005.

"Remote job" Definition

So, what is the "Remote job"? Simply, it's a job that is done away from the office, either from home or any other place on the road. The remote job can be full-time or part-time. It has many names: telecommuting job, virtual job, or at-home job.

Taking this into account, working remotely may become an integral part of business models in the UAE post-COVID-19, with entities maintaining a remote working structure, except for meetings that should be held face-to-face.

So, here are some in-demand, high-paying remote jobs that can earn you a salary of AED 100,000 or more:

Data Scientists

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Salary Range: the average salary for a Data Scientist in the United Arab Emirates is AED 196,152, Payscale says.

Job Titles: Among the different job titles come Data analyst, Data engineer.

 Job description and qualifications: Data scientists employ their statistical, analytical, and programming skills to collect, analyze, and interpret extensive data records. They then utilize this information to develop data-driven solutions to complex business challenges. They regularly have a bachelor's degree in math, statistics, computer science, or economics. Data scientists have a wide variety of technical abilities, including statistics and machine learning, coding languages, databases, machine learning, and reporting technologies.

Software Engineers

Salary Range: The average salary for a Software Engineer in the United Arab Emirates is AED 123,856, Payscale says.

Job Title: Software Developer, Programmer, Senior Software Developer, Software Architect, and Full-stack developer.

Job Description and qualifications: Basically, software engineers are responsible forwriting, debugging, maintaining, and testing software that instructs a computer to do specific instructions, such as performing calculations, saving information, etc. A software engineer converts the instructions into some of many programming languages, the most popular of them are Java, Python, and C++.

Besides being a self-learner, most software engineers have a bachelor's degree in computer science or computer engineering. The career of a software engineering can be one of two paths: they can achieve progress either through developing a greater responsibility and being owners of technical architecture and systems or through managing teams of software engineers, help develop and mentor more junior engineers, and help orchestrate larger projects.

Marketing Managers

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Salary Range: The average salary for a Marketing Manager in the United Arab Emirates is AED 179,153, Payscale says.

Job Titles: Marketing specialist, Associate product manager, Marketing operations manager, Online campaign manager, and Digital marketing analyst.

Job Description and Qualifications: A Marketing manager develops strategic marketing plans for companies and then oversees the application and execution of the various efforts associated with the marketing plan.

Commonly, Marketing managers usually have a bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or public relations. The top-talented marketing managers have strong communication skills, and the ability to understand and analyze trends, and a deep understanding of the various marketing channels.

Economist and Finance Managers

Salary Range: The average salary for an Economist or a Finance Manager in the United Arab Emirates is about AED 204,483, Payscale says.

Job Titles: Chief Business Officer, Senior Economist, Financial Analyst, and Financial Advisor.

Job Description and Qualifications: They are responsible for understanding the economy and looking for new development opportunities. They are responsible for creating financial and economic models and forecasts. Some of the primary duties of them are analyzing large amounts of data, design company policies to solve problems, correctly researching market trends, and generate economic policies. They also have to make financial reports for directors.

An economist or a finance manager should have a bachelor's in Business, Accounting, or Finance. The economist should have four years of experience in economics and a Master's degree in the same or a related field. The ability to recognize patterns in data and the economic knowledge come among the essential skills for the economist as he will need to understand economic markets and policy deeply. They also should have the ability to create advanced financial models.

Medical Directors

Salary Range: The average salary for a Medical Director, Medicine in the United Arab Emirates, is AED 303,000, Payscale says.

Job Titles: Associate Medical Director, Director of Clinical Operations, Corporate Medical Director.

Job Description and Qualifications: Medical Directors monitor and improve the level of care provided and help reduce the operating costs of a healthcare facility. There are also responsible for clinical outcomes, participant care, and the implementation and oversight of the quality assessment and performance improvement program. Moreover, top- talented medical directors will work closely with the executive management team to carry out strategies that boost patient care and enhance medical practice. They typically work in hospitals but also work in varying healthcare settings.

For getting a medical director role, you should have A Medical Degree (M.D) as well as ten years of experience in clinical medicine. Additionally, a valid license to practice medicine is a must. Regarding Soft skills, Medical Directors should have strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.

Real Estate Managers

Salary Range: The average salary for a Real Estate Manager in the United Arab Emirates is AED 180,000, Payscale says.

Job Titles: Director of Real Estate, senior loan officer, director of sales, district manager, regional director, and real estate valuation manager.

Job Description and Qualifications: The primary role of Real Estate is to supervise the daily operations of a specific property, such as an apartment complex or commercial building. They find renters when properties are vacant, manage facilities maintenance, and handle evictions. Real Estate Managers handle complaints, violations, and other issues from residents and renters. They also manage property expenses and perform bookkeeping duties as needed.

Commonly, Real Estate managers usually have a bachelor's degree in real estate, business administration, or public administration. The top-talented real estate managers have strong communication and interpersonal skills, and familiarity with Real Estate Management Tools, such as Property Management Software and Building Codes and Regulations.


     Imagined yourself having such BIG salaries? Telling yourself that It's not easy, it will never happen, and I am the one who has created for the AED 4000 Monthly salary?

Paulo Coelho is replying: "when you want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you to achieve it."

Remember! There are two sides to every story, and the same happens in remote working. While remote work has many benefits, it's not for everyone. Remote workers should be different.

    They should be self-motivated, able to manage their performance, have the ability to master all the communication and project management tools. To get (and keep) the remote job of your dreams, "you need to be able to quantify what you do, show your productivity, and how it will improve by working remotely. "The director of Collaboration Superpowers, Lisette Sutherland," advised.  

    Therefore, start today, creating a vision for yourself, your life, and your career. Stage a comeback from adversity and create what you want, rebuild and rebrand. Repeat, "it's possible," Be patient, and maintain peace with yourself during the process.

Share with us if you're one of the abovementioned professionals. How did you achieve success in doing it remotely? If you plan to specialize in one of these fields, what's your strategy?

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