Job Ideas for Introverts in 2018

Are you looking for job ideas for introverts? Read on for a few ideas that allow you to mostly work alone. You don’t feel comfortable being in a position with a lot of customer face time such as sales. So here are some job ideas just for you.

Animal Care

If you love animals, think about getting a job working at a veterinarian’s office, animal shelter or even a pet store. Although the pay is lower than many other employment opportunities, the majority of the time will be spent working with the animals themselves. Leave the interaction with humans to your extroverted co-workers.

Social Media Manager

At first, this may seem like a strange choice because you know…social. While the job does require interacting with people, it’s all done via the internet. You don’t have to actually see your clients. With the ever-growing popularity of social platforms, there will likely always be a need for this “behind the scenes” managerial position.

Freelance Writer

Thanks to the popularity of the internet, freelance writing opportunities are everywhere. You can find gigs on many sites including

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You don’t need a college degree to get started. And if you’re just looking to bring in extra money (like to pay down debt or save up for a vacation), you can work part-time. Your time is your own as long as you hit your deadlines.

Typically, the only time you have to actually interact with someone is when you’re negotiating a potential job or have questions for a current client. Even then, just about everything can be done via email.


If you speak one or more foreign languages, why not put this knowledge to additional use? A translator’s job is simply to convert written documents or audio recordings from one language to another. No additional involvement from co-workers required.

There’s even jobs out there where you can review translations to ensure that they’re proper English.

Video Editor

72 hours of video are being uploaded to YouTube every minute. There’s a huge need for someone who can edit videos and add in interesting captions to help companies improve their online marketing.

All you need is a good computer and editing software. You may find yourself booked up for weeks in advance.

Even More Ideas

  • Truck driver or delivery person
  • Security guard
  • Bookkeeper
  • Landscaper
  • Janitor
  • Lab technician or researcher
  • Artist
  • Graphic designer

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