9 places you can get remote tech jobs and earn USD from Africa

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This excludes the most prominent and popular job boards such as LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, ZipRecruiters, Monster, Hired, Dice…
Here are 9 websites you can get remote jobs and earn in dollars from Africa

Imagine landing an international remote job that pays you in dollars, here in Nigeria, especially with the constant rise in the dollar-to-naira exchange rate. That is a sure path to leaving the trenches for a softer life.

Right now, with the cost of living in Nigeria becoming a struggle, talents are opting for that lifestyle where they can work legitimately from the comfort of their own home without being bothered by the hustle and bustle of traffic or the spiking rise in transportation fees.

So, if you’re one of those talented individuals looking to ditch regular jobs for a digital nomadic lifestyle, look no further. We have compiled a list of 9 job platforms to help you find a suitable remote job that will pay you in USD.

This excludes the most prominent and popular job boards such as LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, ZipRecruiters, Monster, Hired, Dice, and others.

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Let us get it to it:

1. Flexjobs

Flexjobs has one of the world’s largest job search databases, with freelance, part-time, temporary, permanent, partial, and full-time remote positions available. Flexjobs claims to monitor each job posting for legitimacy.

9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians
9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians

The platform’s services also differ from other online job boards as it offers career coaching, skill courses, and webinars.

This job site, however, is not entirely free to use. It does provide free access to some users, but also a subscription-based paid plan for a higher level of service quality.

2. We Work Remotely

We Work Remotely is another excellent and well-known job board for remote work. Hundreds of opportunities in various fields are listed on the site almost every hour. Programming, design, DevOps, management and finance, products, customer support, and sales and marketing are just a few examples.

9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians
9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians

The platform also includes a podcast section and a forum section to assist job seekers in their job search navigation.

A list of the top 100 remote companies that are hiring is also available. Many exciting new start-ups post here, but you’ll also find more established companies like Github, Clevertech, GoDaddy, and others.

3. Just Remote

Just Remote is another popular remote search platform that can assist you in finding fully or partially remote jobs in a variety of fields including customer service, development, marketing, sales, design, writing, HR, recruiting, and so on.

It has a resources section, similar to other job board websites, that educates job seekers on how to conduct their search.

The site is free; however, in order to view some of the unadvertised but actively recruiting job positions, users must pay $6 to view the 2652 hidden jobs.

4. Remote Africa

Remote Africa is one of Africa’s largest remote work communities, where talented remote workers can find job opportunities across the continent. It also offers full-time and contract positions. Unlike some other job boards, which have job posting sections for specific locations, this site only features jobs for skilled African workers.

9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians
9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians

However, it has fewer job openings than other popular job sites. Some of its resources include Slack communities for the most recent job postings, resume reviews, career advice, etc.

There is also a section where job seekers can advertise their talents and skills so that interested employers can find them.

5. Crossover

Crossover is yet another massive recruitment platform that specialises in 100% remote jobs, connecting talented professionals from around the world with companies seeking the best. They believe that the future of work is remote and the platform only offers full-time positions, with no part-time or freelance options.

9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians
9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians

Furthermore, the majority of Crossover’s salary payments are higher than the market average, making it a more interesting site.

As previously stated, they only hire the best of the best, and one way of identifying such people is through a variety of assessments and tests.

6. Remote.co

Remote.co is another job board with the same vision of providing opportunities for talented employees as well as expert insight and valuable support for organisations considering or already embracing a remote team.

9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians
9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians

This remote job board is conveniently divided into categories such as marketing, healthcare, information technology, quality assurance, teaching, development, management, finance, design, sales, writing, and legal.

There are also some excellent resources for remote job seekers, such as articles, Q&A, career coaching, and online courses, to assist them in landing their remote dream job.

7. Remotive

Remotive is a well-known remote work community. It has a very simple interface, and while some jobs are only available in certain locations, many others are open to candidates from all over the world.

To see jobs with no geographical restrictions, all you have to do as a job seeker is check the worldwide box.

On remotive, there are no contract or freelancing positions available.

The majority of jobs are in information technology, engineering, and development. Furthermore, posting a job costs around $299, so you can rely on the legitimacy of the jobs posted on the site.

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8. Arc

Arc is unlike traditional job boards, which offer both full-time and freelance opportunities. This remote work community is primarily focused on mid-level to senior developers with specific disciplines.

9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians
9 job sites to land a dollar-paying remote job for Nigerians

This community does not accept job applications; instead, if a hiring manager is interested in a job seeker’s profile, an interview invitation is extended.

The platform also provides coaching, profile reviews, interviews, and salary negotiation preparation. Although registration is free for these IT professionals, a vetting process is in place to select only the best and feature their profiles for companies to hire.

9. No Desk

No Desk is another remote work community. It also has some remote work resources such as articles, blogs, books, and newsletters to help people find their next remote job.

This site has jobs in a variety of fields, including customer service, design, engineering, marketing, non-tech, operation, product, and sales, among others. It also provides contract, full-time, part-time, and internship positions.

The site is simple to use, and there is no need to sign up because the application link takes you directly to the original company job posting.

In sum

The list above is not the entire possible list of places you can get dollar-paying remote jobs across the globe. If you have gotten jobs or know people who have gotten jobs from other platforms aside from the ones we have listed above, please indicate them in the comment box.


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