The 2021 State of Remote Companies

Office or no office?

Fully remote (no office) – 58%
Hybrid (office and remote) – 42%

How remote teams communicate?

Flexible vs Fixed
Flexible hours
33%
Fixed hours
67%
Async vs Sync
Asynchronous
9%
Synchronous
91%

How remote teams are working?

Company type
SaaS
79%
Consultancy
21%
Team size
1-10
37%
11-50
42%
51-200
19%
201+
2%

In how many time zones are teams working in?

All in the same time zone (4%)
2–5 time zones (47%)
6–10 time zones (34%)
11+ time zones (15%)
Same time zone
4%
2–5 time zones
47%
6–10 time zones
34%
11+ time zones
15%

Where are remote teams working from?

Where are remote companies headquartered?

TOP headquarters countries
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United States
49%
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United Kingdom
8%
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Australia
6%
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Germany
5%
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Canada
4%
TOP headquarters cities
San Francisco
36 (11%)
London
14 (4%)
New York
14 (4%)
Sydney
7 (2%)
Chicago
6 (2%)

Which benefits do remote companies offer?

Benefits
Health insurance
64%
Home office budget
53%
Learning budget
50%
Flexible vacation
37%
Equity
36%
Pension
27%
Co-working budget
26%
Unlimited time-off
26%
Well-being budget
25%
Paid parental leave
22%
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