Work from home jobs in Dubai are not easy to find and sometimes do not pay enough.
I was in Dubai for many months.
When I was there, many people said that there were plenty of work from home jobs in Dubai but I did not find anything suitable that was worth the effort.
Cost of living in a city like Dubai can be pretty high and whatever work from home opportunities I was finding was not paying to dedicate few hours in a day.
However, now I understand that you can get a high paying work from job regardless of your location and it all depends on your experience and skills.
I have also written a step by step guide on how to earn money online without investment, you can read that too.
So these are 10 Best Work from Home Jobs in Dubai you can try in 2021.
What if you can sit at home and earn money by writing on your favourite or trending topics?
Blogging is the best option you can have, if you love to write about anything simple from daily home remedies to some complicated technological or technical content.
You can start a blog on a topic of your interest or write about random topics which would grab public favour and attention.
Getting started with your blog is easy and you can launch your blog in less than a day.
I have written a detailed post about how to start blogging, you can read it by clicking on the link.
Do note, making money from blog takes time so if you are looking for quick money, you should check out other work from home jobs in this list.
Freelancing is when you work or provide services for different organisations at the same time and get paid in return.
Freelancing jobs can be content writing, social media marketing, digital marketing, web development, graphic designing and so on.
The best thing about this job is not only the comfort zone of your home but being an independent person who only needs to work 3-5 hours a day and can earn money well.
Some of the websites that offer freelance jobs are:
You can also find Dubai-specific freelance jobs on these websites.
If you are good at cooking, presenting something like talking about the current affairs or a film review, teaching, sharing some technical knowledge on something or telling stories, you can start a YouTube channel and post the recorded videos.
The time to get popular support and subscribers might depend on the content, but you can earn money with the number of views and subscriptions.
To earn money from YouTube, you need to be consistant grow an audience before you can monetize.
I have also written a post about Best YouTube Channel Name Generator that will help you find catchy names for your YouTube channel.
This is one of the simplest and easiest work from home jobs in Dubai.
All you need to do is complete surveys within the allotted time and you will get real money.
Because its a very easy to do job, the payment is not much.
I have written a very detailed review about ClixSense or Ysense with which you can earn real money for completing surveys and also earn money when you refer other people to join.
You can join ClixSense or Ysense here
These are paid surveys given by different product manufacturers or services to help them make their products better.
Some genuine websites from where you can earn by completing surveys are Ysense, Triaba, TgmPanel, and Swagbucks.
Online tutoring is very popular as a work from home job and can pay you well.
All you need to have is a PC, internet connection and knowledge on the subject content you are dealing with.
You can record a small video and upload it for students to see and approach you.
Teaching does not restrict to school subjects, but also to extra skills like music, dance, cooking, baking or any instruments like violin, guitar, keyboard and so on.
Some sites like Myprivatetutor, Superprof, Teacheron and Tutor offer their services worldwide and can help you in getting students.
For some people, photography is a passion.
Dubai being a picturesque city offers great opportunity for photographers to click amazing pictures and resell them.
Click your favourite frames and upload it on popular photography websites.
You will get paid every time your photo gets downloaded.
Moreover, if you can send your photographs to the popular channels or magazines which not only gives you money but can make you popular.
Some popular photography websites are iStockphoto, Smugmug, Shutterstock, Fotolia and 500px.
Arts, crafts or boutique
The artist in you can be brought alive with this kind of work from home.
Your love to create crafts, design clothes, make beautiful art, portraits, paintings can earn you money online if you can market your products to the right audience.
E-commerce gives you the opportunity to present your products in front of an audience.
You can either create your own store using Shopify or WooCommerce or list your products on websites such as Amazon to drive sales.
Generally self-employed, virtual assistants provide administrative and creative support to companies worldwide with the help of the Internet.
Their day-today tasks involve blogging, social media marketing, reading and responding to mails, creating mails and business documents, maintaining websites, scheduling appointments, managing customer complaints or queries for different business companies which help them to organize matters in a better way.
In fact, this job includes a lot of other online job platforms and services; hence it is better if you are a multitasker. All you have to possess is good communication skills and the ability to handle MS Word and Excel.
You can find these jobs on LinkedIn, or the sites which provide freelance works like Upwork.com, Freelancer.in, theworkathomewoman.com and Guru.com.
This is one of the easiest “work from home” jobs you will find on the Internet.
Adding to the flexible working hours and the comparatively less work stress, all you have to do enter or update data provided to you by the company.
Even though the data you will have to handle will be of huge volume, you will be able to learn data entry fairly quickly and with few months of practice you can become very fast and efficient at it.
You can find Data Entry jobs in career websites like Upwork.com, Freelancer.in and Truelancer.
Due to unforseen events such as COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for virtual fitness instructors are on the rise.
If you are interested in sharing the fitness techniques and demonstrating for fitness classes, you can be a fitness instructor working from home.
You can make use of this popular and growing trend to make money online.
It is best to start your own website and do a bit of paid promotion through social media channels to drive interest and start batches of students for your classes
Precautions while accepting work from home jobs in Dubai
Even though the jobs mentioned in this list does not require any investment, some companies might ask for initial investment-but beware most of such work from home opportunities will be scams.
This is especially true in jobs like data entry, there are chances of being asked for an investment and hence, you need to be sure about the website or company.
Moreover, in companies or jobs that do not require an investment, make sure they are legit before giving out details in order to get your payment.
You can look up for the website on Internet or try to contact the company via its official site. Always go for genuine and popular job websites while applying for work from home jobs in Dubai.