Here’s How 181 Digital Nomads Are Making Money – The Results May Surprise You

There are 3 main types of Digital Nomads in Remote Year: Employees, Freelancers, and Entrepreneurs.

If someone asked: “Out of the 3 types of Digital Nomads, which type do you think is the most popular?” Many may answer: “Freelancer.” After all, it sure seems that Freelancers have the greatest flexibility in terms of their schedule and location.


It turns out, the most popular Digital Nomads are full-time Employees.

Yes. You read that correctly.

The most popular Digital Nomads on Remote Year are full-time Employees.

Out of a sample size of 181, they actually make up close to 50% of the pie.

Here’s a graph of the breakdown:

imageWhat are the most common professions? Here’s the make up of our Remote Year 3 class (Sample Size – 67):


What does this mean?

Here are 2 takeaways (looking at the data and talking to my classmates):

  1. Convincing your employer to let you work while traveling the world is easier than expected
  2. Creatives and Marketers are just as likely to become successful Digital Nomads as Programmers

Want to transform your career and become a successful Digital Nomad?

You might be interested in my upcoming online course: “How to Succeed as a Digital Nomad.” It’ll contain many detailed case studies on how real people strategically transformed their locationdependent careers into locationindependent careers.

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