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Here's a look at the numbers behind Americans who telecommute.
A study by Global Workplace Analytics found that working remotely increased 80 percent from 2005 to 2012 in the United States.
A report says 3.3 million Americans considered home their primary place of work ( not including the self-employed or unpaid volunteers).
While telecommuting grew by 3.8 percent from 2011 to 2012, the size of the overall the non-self-employed workforce actually declined 1.5 percent.
An estimated 20 to 30 million Americans work from home at least one day a week.
Over 75 percent of employees who work from home earn over $65,000 per year putting them in the upper 80 percentile of all employees.
A typical telecommuter is 49 years old, college educated, a salaried non-union employee in a management or professional role, earns $58,000 a year, and works for a company with more than 100 employees.
64 million U.S employees hold a job that is compatible at least part time telework (50% of the workforce).