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Yes, You Can Make Money At Home -- Check Out These 10 Lucrative Home-Based Jobs

The key to working at home is to find an area that pays well. If you're going to work out of your home, make sure it's worth it. Not all home-based jobs pay enough in return to support a business. So, here are 10 ideas of home-based jobs that pay well.

The highest-paying home-based jobs, according to Lifehack, an online source for tips to help improve all aspects of life. Lifehack is recognized as one of the premier productivity and lifestyle blogs on the web.

  • Translator: Average salary - $132,000
  • Financial manager: Average salary - $103,000
  • Software engineer: Average salary - $94,000
  • Infographic designer: Average salary - $76,000
  • Voice actor: Average salary - $75,000
  • Statistical analyst: Average salary - $69,000
  • Animator: Average salary - $69,000
  • Travel agent: Average salary - $56,000
  • Graphic designer: Average salary - $52,000
  • Writer: Average salary - $52,000

Skills required

As with any job, certain skills are required. Some jobs may require a college education, while others do not, but you have to be good at what you do. You also need to be prepared to work at a home-based job as you would if the job were located in an office environment. In other words, it is not a hobby but a real job with deadlines and expectations. But the rewards are worth it, not only monetarily but for being able to work in the comfort of your own home.