Firstly, a decent office chair should last, so it's worth investing in one that's going to give you the back support you need – even better if it actually improves your posture. You'll find our favourite ergonomic office chairs below, at a range of different price points.
You'll also want an office chair that's adjustable, and as this is a long-term investment, it's worth checking that it comes with an equally long-term guarantee. (All the best office chairs do – just read the small print to make sure.)
Throughout this guide, you’ll find the best office chairs available: these are the chairs that give you the most bang for your buck. You'll also find more expensive options with more features, and cheaper alternatives for tighter budgets. And we've included our pick of the best office chairs from Ikea, Staples, Amazon and all the most reputable retailers as well, to help you make the best purchase possible.
Read on for the best office chairs for your home or office.
01. Humanscale Diffrient Smart office chair
One of the best home office chairs you can buy.
Seat height: 40.5cm – depending on seat depth | Seat width: 49cm | Max load: 136kg | Lumbar support: yes | Height adjustable: no | Tilt lock: yes
02. Hourseat ergonomic office chair
The best ergonomic office chair for back pain.
Seat height: 50cm – depending on seat depth | Seat width: 49cm | Max load: 200kg | Lumbar support: yes | Height adjustable: yes | Tilt lock: yes
$238-$268 View at Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GJMG1J5
03. Herman Miller Sayl office chair
This Herman Miller office chair has impressive ergonomic credentials.
Seat height: 38-48cm | Seat width: not stated | Max load: 133.3kg | Lumbar support: yes | Height adjustable: yes | Tilt lock: yes