Want to enjoy the flexibility of working from anywhere? Work from home as a transcriptionist with Rev. Freelancers at Rev are detail-oriented people who follow Rev’s styling rules to accurately type and correct draft transcripts. To get started, you’ll need strong English skills, a computer, and a dependable Internet connection.
Start working from home in 3 easy steps
Sign up and get approved to transcribe
Take a quiz and submit a transcript to demonstrate your mastery of the English language and Rev’s styling rules. If you’re approved, you can start working right away.
Choose from available transcription jobs
You’ll find hundreds of transcription jobs to choose from. Select jobs you’re interested in and work as little or as much as you prefer.
Get paid weekly via PayPal. Top monthly earning: €1,435.69
As a transcriptionist, you'll get paid every Monday for all audio files transcribed and completed the prior week.
Our freelance transcriptionists are skilled typists who convert audio files to text. Transcription jobs could range from creating a transcription of recorded interviews and focus groups to lectures and podcasts. Work as much as you want, from wherever you want.
Transcription work is plentiful. Because customers in industries ranging from market research to news media depend on transcripts to do their jobs well, there’s always a steady stream and wide range of projects for our freelance transcriptionists to claim.
Benefits of working with Rev
Decide what you want to work on
Pick from a variety of lectures, interviews, podcasts and more to transcribe.
Get paid weekly
Receive weekly payouts via PayPal for all work completed. Rev is on-time and dependable.
Choose your own schedule
Work as much or as little as you want, whenever you want. All you need is a computer and an internet connection.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What does being a freelance transcriptionist with Rev entail?
As a transcription freelancer with Rev, you'll have access to a list of customer audio that needs transcribing. You can claim and work on any jobs you choose, subject to meeting Rev's quality requirements for freelancer work. The audio content, pay, and deadline are all listed upfront so you can decide if the transcription job is a good fit for you and your schedule. Rev provides a web-based transcription editor that you use to capture all audible English speech in an audio file. Customers receive an interactive version of the transcript that can be downloaded into other formats, like PDF, .txt, and MS Word.
What are the requirements to be a freelance transcriptionist with Rev?
You must have strong English language skills and be able to accurately transcribe audio. We ask you to take a grammar quiz and submit a transcription sample prior to being approved to transcribe with Rev.
We will provide you with guidelines on how to ensure your transcription sample meets the quality standards expected by customers. Transcriptionists do not need demonstrated prior experience or any special qualifications.
Do I need equipment?
You need a desktop or laptop computer and a reliable internet connection. You can claim freelance transcription jobs and complete them all through Rev's online platform.
Does it cost money to transcribe with Rev?
It is always free to sign up and transcribe with Rev. We never ask for your payment information.
Can I use a phone or tablet to sign-up and transcribe with Rev?
No. Unfortunately, you must use a desktop or laptop computer to complete and submit a sample transcript using our online transcription editor. If you are approved, you will also need a computer to complete transcription jobs.
What are the requirements for the sample transcript?
Follow the guidelines to ensure you submit an accurate sample transcript. Take as much time as you need. We are unable to accept freelancers who do not meet the quality requirements. Please use US spelling.
When will I hear if I have been approved to start transcribing with Rev?
Normally within a few days. If you are approved, you can start working immediately.
How does payment work?
You'll be paid through PayPal for the work you completed in the prior week. As of now, PayPal is the only available payout option.
Payment is in USD, which can be converted into other currencies through PayPal.
Do I have to work a minimum amount of hours? Do I have to work at specific times of the week?
There is no minimum requirement to remain active on Rev's platform. You decide when and how often you transcribe. You can claim transcription jobs at any time of the day. Rev's global customer networks means there is a steady stream of work available to transcribe.