9 Remote Job Openings at Apple That Pay $100k or More

From UI Engineer to Vulnerability Researcher, these full-time positions at Apple are entirely remote but pay big bucks.

With many companies ending fully remote work in 2023, jobs that let you work from home at your discretion are getting slightly harder to find. Which makes all these current remote Apple job vacancies even sweeter, as they're offering generous salaries of $100k or more.

Staying remote has plenty of health benefits, with most people agreeing it gives you a better work/life balance including more time to spend with friends, family, and of course, yourself. Then there's the many people who rely entirely on working from home, whether due to chronic illness, disability, or the need to care for an elderly family member.

Working remotely from home is no reason why you shouldn't earn the big bucks. With an eye-watering $2.67 trillion market cap, Apple can easily afford to dole out six-figure positions and has plenty of demand for them. Check out our list of the biggest Apple job openings available at the global company this November.

For all positions, you can learn more and see additional opportunities on the Apple careers page.

1. Cryptographic Engineer

Engineers are always in demand, and this one role is particularly specialized: A Cryptographic Engineer focuses on “solving” code, dealing with matters involving data confidentiality, data authentication, or data integrity. For a tech giant as big as Apple, that's always a top concern. Figuring out top-notch secure protocol engineering for Apple devices is important, given the 1.46 billion active iPhone users worldwide.

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Key Qualifications

  • Expertise in fundamental cryptographic algorithms and underlying mathematics, such as finite field arithmetic
  • Understanding of side channel attacks and other challenges to modern applied cryptography
  • Experience with formal methods applied to software or cryptography
  • Excellent C and systems programming skills

Average salary: $111,309 per year (Glassdoor)

2. Healthcare Enterprise Account Executive

Executives need a top-level understanding of how to run a business, and this position calls for core managerial needs such as balancing short- and long-term goals, running presentations, market analysis, honesty, and accuracy. You'll only need a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience for the role, but it calls for eight years working in a sales environment.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven consultative selling experience in business transformation solutions for large enterprises
  • Strong sales background including 8+ years as an Account Executive for large Enterprises. You are familiar with the Healthcare provider industry.
  • Strengths in relationship development/management, teaming across functions, deal making and negotiations.
  • A strong self-starter who is able to work independently.

Average salary: $104,003 per year (Salary.com)

3. Named Account Executive

Sales positions are great for remote work, given the volume of calls and emails that keep you connected to your clients. As a named account executive, you'd be handling a team at a focused territory, selling to K20 Education customers. You'll be keeping a lot of plates spinning for both internal and external partners and working at a fast clip the whole time.

Key Qualifications

  • People know you as a true collaborator who knows what it takes to win.
  • You are able to develop business cases for investments or value based proposals, that include Apple products, services and and all third party education ecosystem solutions relevant to your market.
  • You appreciate the importance of disciplined sales pipeline governance to achieving your goals.
  • You understand the importance of account planning to understand customers’ needs and how to build leading solutions and proposals.
  • You have a minimum of 7 years experience leading large Education or public sector Enterprise customers through transformation, from strategy development to implementation or have 8-12 years of experience as an Industry expert.
  • Experience selling education technical, services, or hardware is preferred.

Average salary: Up to $121,633 per year (Salary.com)

4. Vulnerability Researcher

Apple's Security Engineering & Architecture organization safeguards security for Apple products, and they need someone to hunt down vulnerabilities before they turn into massive problems. That's a pretty wide scope, covering microarchitecture, iOS and macOS kernels, boot ROMs, firmware, hardware, and applications like Safari, Mail or Messages. You'll need the technical skills to handle it all, as well as the creativity to find outside-the-box vulnerabilities. For the right person, that's a fun job.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven experience in vulnerability research and binary exploitation
  • Significant understanding of common vulnerability classes and exploitation techniques
  • Creative & effective problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with reverse-engineering tools (IDA Pro, Ghidra, etc.) and techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of the security architecture of at least one complex operating system. Knowledge of macOS/iOS is nice-to-have, but not required.
  • Familiarity with tool development, using programming languages such as C, C++, Python, Swift, Objective-C

Average salary: $104,558 per year (Glassdoor)

5. Higher Education Business Development Executive

Apple's Higher Education sales operation is hiring, and they need an exec who can manage sector-wide teams. Building relationships while streamlining sales is another tough task that requires a team player. You'll help transform the teaching world while, of course, accelerating Apple’s marketshare growth.

Key Qualifications

  • You adapt to change
  • You analyze the market and think beyond the short-term.
  • You see the world through the eyes of the customer by deeply understanding their business needs, challenges, and concerns.
  • You believe that communication is key to Apple’s success.
  • You are an expert at presenting and making the complex simple.
  • Minimum 8-12 yrs in a role driving top line growth in the Higher Education market.

Average salary: $103,034 per year (Zippia)

6. Global Head of Events & Experiential Production

Operating a team of event producer means wearing a lot of hats: This role requires handling all creative elements, within budget and on time, for all the live production, experiential, events, and editorial video content needed for Apple services. You'll guide a single creative vision through the red tape that comes with a global tech company, leaning on partnerships with the Design Studio, logistical and technical event management, as well as security, legal, and event operations teams. You'll report to the Senior Director of Creative Services and Production.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 20 years of experience in producing world class experiences, events and activations for music, film, television and entertainment brands.
  • Strong background in building and managing budgets.
  • Strong roster of production and creative partners.
  • Shown experience working as part of multi-discipline, multi-faceted teams in order to deliver on global programs.
  • Proficient in Keynote, Microsoft Office, Pages and Numbers.
  • Strong written, verbal and visual communication skills.

Salary range: $216,831–$325,247 per year (Apple)

7. Education Leadership & Learning Executive

As a Learning executive at Apple, you'll help advise education leaders to scale up and transform their teaching processes with Apple products and services, designing and implimenting the strategies that work best. The end goal is adoption and implementation of Apple Education, but you'll succeed by helping your customers meet their own goals of improving education for all.

Key Qualifications

  • “Extraordinary” knowledge of the K-12 education market and a deep understanding of effective classroom technology.
  • Experience in an educational leadership role. School Board leadership level preferred.
  • Experience in business development.
  • Excellent presentation and storytelling skills; able to motivate and inspire others.
  • Proactive; takes initiative and challenges the status quo.
  • Solid understanding of the Apple ecosystem.

Average salary: $161,419 per year per year (Glassdoor)

8. Ad Revenue Planning & Analysis Lead – Media & Sports

There's an opening at Apple for someone to spearhead global revenue forecasting for emerging media products and growth segments, and it could be a role for you. You'll need the managerial chops to lead analytical projects, as well as the fintech skills to develop financial models yourself. You won't be alone, though, as you'll team up with Sales and Business Development organizations when tackling your short-term and long-term goals.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience, with a preference for FP&A or Ad Sales Finance backgrounds in AdTech, Sports, or Media/Entertainment
  • Familiarity with accounting and financial principals coupled with significant experience in business modeling
  • Exceptional analytical competence and the ability to generate concise takeaways from large datasets
  • SQL experience is preferred but not required, however must have a willingness to learn
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to author and deliver presentations to multiple levels of management
  • Detail oriented & thorough, with ability to think “big picture”

Average salary: $100,000–$150,000 per year (Apple)

9. UI Engineer, Apple Services Engineering

Apple's big on maintaining a sleek user interface, so joining as a UI engineer is about as high-profile a gig as you can get. Right now, the company's Pricing and Partner Monetization team is on the lookout for someone to manage a range of online tools, both internal and public facing. If hired, you'll build web pages, work across multiple teams (design, operations, QA, editorial, marketing, business), and address system evolution across DSCE. And that's a software with an over-15-year history, so you'll have no shortage of challenges.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working in UI and front-end web engineering
  • Experience with React and TypeScript
  • Understanding of design/UX principles and ability to participate in design discussions.
  • Experience working within an organizational code base in multiple environments across numerous ongoing release cycles
  • Experience integrating front-end web/UI interface with back end application server technologies
  • Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills required

Average salary: $108,415–$162,623 per year (Apple)

Not seen anything that's right for you? Here are some great current Microsoft job openings that also pay really well.

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Adam is a writer at Tech.co and has worked as a tech writer, blogger and copy editor for more than a decade. He was a Forbes Contributor on the publishing industry, for which he was named a Digital Book World 2018 award finalist. His work has appeared in publications including Popular Mechanics and IDG Connect, and his art history book on 1970s sci-fi, 'Worlds Beyond Time,' is out from Abrams Books in July 2023. In the meantime, he's hunting down the latest news on VPNs, POS systems, and the future of tech.
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