One of the most popular jobs that one can have working from home is as a customer service representative. This includes technical service representatives, sales representatives, support techs and etc. There are some companies that consistently have openings for remote customer service representatives. Some may require that you live within a certain amount of miles from select cities or states; others will have no location restrictions.
Support.com hires customer service technicians. The starting pay on their job description is $9.50/hour.
You may have heard about Kelly Services; they are a staffing company with locations throughout the world. They are hiring for Tier 1 Advisors. Their starting pay of $13-$15 per hour is a little more than you will find from similar positions in the industry.
The Home Shopping Network hires for remote customers service sales representatives located in different areas of the country.