Virginia ranks sixth in telecommuting opportunities
Virginia ranks sixth when it comes to at-home telecommuting opportunities, according to FlexJobs, which specializes in telecommuting and flexible job opportunities.
According to its survey of more than 30,000 companies, FlexJobs found that 4.5 percent of Virginia's population worked from home. Major employers offering telecommuting opportunities include Bulletin Intelligence, Salesforce and Pitney Bowes.
FlexJob's list included the top 10 states where companies recruit the most state-based telecommuters. According to FlexJobs, 96.5 percent of telecommuting jobs require the worker to live in a specific location.
FlexJob's list includes:
3. New York
9. New Jersey