The 10 Best Office Chairs for Working in Comfort

Melanie Chalk
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You spend long hours working at your desk, so comfort and posture are two important considerations when looking at office chairs. Think about what else you'd like your chair to include, whether that's an adjustable seat height, lumbar support, and armrests. Some office chairs double as relaxation chairs, so consider a gaming chair, a reclining chair, or a massage chair for extra benefits.


Best Overall: Flash Furniture Mid-Back Black Mesh Swivel Task Chair With Flip-Up Arms

The contemporary Flash Furniture mid-back black mesh swivel task chair with flip-up arms provides ventilation via the breathable mesh back so that you can stay cool on the hottest or most stressful days. Users appreciated the lumbar support, which is sturdy and comfortable while helping to promote a good posture, all of which are significant benefits when working long hours.


Best Office Chair for Posture: Gaiam Classic Balance Ball Chair

The revolutionary Gaiam classic balance ball chair stimulates your body, providing comfort and relief from aches that you'd normally experience when sitting for long hours, helping to focus your mind and aid concentration at the same time. Reviewers noted the way it relieves pressure on joints, reduces back pain sustained from hours of sitting at the computer, and improves posture.


Best Ergonomic Design: Smugdesk Ergonomic Office Chair

For incredibly comfortable seating, choose the Smugdesk ergonomic office chair, which features a padded seat and armrests, a reinforced mesh back, an adjustable headrest, and built-in lumbar support. Users loved the high comfort level and noted that it helps improve productivity. They've commented positively on the modern look of the chair and the noticeable lack of back or neck pain while sitting for long periods.


Best for Gaming: Homall Gaming Office Chair

Get comfortable in the Homall gaming office chair whether you're working, gaming, or just having a rest thanks to the adjustable height, reclining function, 360-degree swivel, and knee tilt features. As well as the stylish color scheme and casters styled as racing car wheels, users loved the added lumber and neck support cushions.


Best Reclining Office Chair: Hbada Ergonomic Office Recliner Chair

Minimalist in style but packed with features, the Hbada ergonomic office recliner chair has your comfort in mind with a rotatable and height-adjustable headrest, integrated lumbar support, a waterfall seat cushion, breathable mesh, and a reclining back. Favorite aspects of this chair from reviewers included the thick, comfortable seat cushion and leg support.


Best Armless Office Chair: AmazonBasics Low-Back Computer Task Office Desk Chair

The contoured shape of the AmazonBasics low-back computer task office desk chair provides great support and the mesh back is breathable to keep your cool while working. Benefit from the adjustable height and 360-degree swivel. Reviewers liked the lightweight design and the way the casters move smoothly so that the chair moves around easily without getting away from the person seated in it.


Best Executive Chair: AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Swivel Office Computer Desk Chair

Enjoy superior comfort and support with the AmazonBasics high-back executive swivel office computer desk chair due to the contoured design, padded seat and back, and adjustable seat height. A plus for reviewers was the large wheelbase, which added an extra level of stability not found in other executive office chairs.


Best for Lumbar Support: Furmax Mid-Back Lumbar Support Office Chair

The ergonomic design of the Furmax mid-back lumbar support office chair includes two plastic lumbar supports that feel like hands supporting your waist. The breathable mesh back increases air circulation to help keep you cool. A frequent comment by reviewers was how quick and easy the chair was to assemble as well as the chair being both sturdy and comfortable.


Best for Massage: HomCom High-Back Executive Ergonomic Heated Massage Office Chair

The curved design and high back provide great support for the lower and upper back when sitting for prolonged periods in the HomCom high-back executive ergonomic heated massage office chair. The integrated heating feature soothes aches, operating separately from the massage settings, which can be set to timed durations. Reviewers loved the different massage modes and comfortable padding in the seat, back, and armrests.


Best Vegan Chair: Poly and Bark Manchester Mid-Century Office Chair

With so many upholstered office chairs being covered in leather, it's great to find the Poly and Bark Manchester mid-century office chair, which is upholstered in vegan leather. Reviewers loved the firm and comfortable padding with soft covering. Another noted benefit was the spacious size, making it comfortable for both smaller and larger people sitting in it.

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