What Percentage of Jobs Are Remote? (With Percentage of Companies Allowing Remote Work) – Zippia

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26.7% of US jobs are remote and 56% of companies will allow remote work for some of their employees by 2021. Although remote work and companies offering flexible services had already started before the pandemic, 2020 saw the biggest (and most constant) increase of all time. The main statistics of remote work and companies show that:

  • 66% of American workers work from a small distance.

  • The average US worker works remotely 5.8 days per month.

  • 16% of US companies it is far away.

  • Flexible work arrangements are provided by 80% of US companies.

  • 41% of organizations do not provide widespread access for workers to flexible work options.

share of Americans working remotely 2018-2021

References

More Companies Offer Flexible Options – WorldAtWork
2017 ACS 1-year Estimates – US Census Bureau

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