Most career people spend up to 8 hours in an office for most of the week, and most of those hours are spent sitting down. With work and colleagues keeping you busy, you may not quite notice the pressure that is mounting on your body, until you get home. If you do not have a comfortable office chair to support your body through the long hours of sitting in front of a screen, then you will realize lower backaches, neck pains, among other health issues.

In a bid to lower the stress and cut down on the pain and tension on your body, then you may consider purchasing an office chair. But are office chairs worth investing in? Here are seven of the best office chairs that are worth every penny:

Ficmax Ergonomic High Back Office Desk Chair

You must have longed for a massage in one of those busy work days. Well, the Ficmax Ergonomic High Back Office Desk Chair is just the chair for you as it comes with a massage function that you can plug in a USB and instantly enjoy. Although the chair does not have a design that could appeal to everyone, the leather adds quite a nice touch to it.

Comfort is paramount in this chair, not just in the adequate padding but also the thick and adjustable armrests. The backrest can also recline up to 180 degrees, which speaks volumes about the level of comfort. The chair has additional features like a retractable footrest and a headrest. The chair is sturdy enough for a body mass of up to 286 pounds.

Herman Miller Sayl office chair

The Herman Miller brand has a reputation of prioritizing ergonomics and comfort, second to functionality. The Herman Miller Sayl office chair is one elegantly designed chair that could vamp up your office. This chair has a hefty price tag on it, but sure worth it all.

Its ergonomic design allows for a comfortable experience, with an adjustable seat depth. Its backrest features elastomer strands that allow for free air circulation, and strong enough to support a weight of 350 pounds. The design of the back has the PostureFit feature that offers proper support for your lower back and the spine. It also has armrests to support your wrists as you work

Herman Miller Executive Aeron Task chair

Another high-end office chair by Herman Miller is the Executive Aeron Task chair. The chair is uniquely made with a Pellicle seat and backrest that encourages breathability. Its design will offer you a luxurious experience, with leather armrests. Like the Sayl model, it has a PostureFit feature, and further, a Kinemat tilt function, which makes it unique from most chairs. With a 12-year warranty, the chair is built to last a lifetime.

IKEA Markus swivel chair

Far from the scary price tag of the Herman Miller Sayl, the IKEA Markus swivel chair is an affordable office chair and the best from the IKEA brand. The ergonomics of this chair allows the meshed backrest to offer you adequate support while encouraging air circulation. It has inbuilt lumbar support to ease the tension on your lower back. The best and unique thing about this chair is that the back support puffs back when you get back.

The IKEA Markus is adjustable to height and has a brake that stops the chair from sliding under when you get up. It also comes with armrest, though not adjustable, are removable, should you need to work without them.

Amazon Office Essentials Mesh Back Swivel Desk Chair

The Amazon Office Essentials is one of the budget office chairs if you are working with a strict budget.

This chair is ergonomically designed to offer optimal comfort, with properly cushioned seat pan and a mesh backrest that allows for breathability. The chair is highly adjustable to height and also has a tilt function. The sturdiness of the seat can take up to 220 pounds, which makes it an impressive budget office chair.

TOPSKY Mesh Computer Office Chair with Skeletal Back

If you are specific with an ergonomic office chair that has headrest support, then try out the TOPSKY Mesh Computer Office Chair with Skeletal Back. It has a high backrest made of mesh material for breathability and maximum skeletal comfort. The seatback protrudes past the shoulders with a two-way adjustable headrest piece that is as well meshed.

If further comes with an adjustable lumbar cushion and a well-padded seat pan. The armrests are also adjustable, making this chair worth a mention in this list.

Delano Big & Tall Executive Leather office chair

Are you specific about memory foam for comfort? The Delano chair combines quality memory foam, fine leather, and ergonomic design to give you the ultimate sitting experience. The chair is layered with body cushions that let your body mold in perfectly for ultimate comfort. The seat pan further has five layers of foam that are appropriately evened out to offer maximum support.

The framework of this chair is longer and larger than most office chairs, which makes it a convenient choice for tall people. Other than tallness, with a weight capacity of 400 pounds, this is the perfect seat for large-bodied people.


A comfortable office chair can go a long way in improving your sitting posture, focus, and productivity. Now that you know there are seats that could better your work experience, how about setting aside a budget for one of these best office chairs in the market?

Greg Micek

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