Best Budget Office Chairs in 2018 Reviews and Price

When it comes to office chairs, “good” and “budget” usually don’t go together. That being said, there are still some gems in the market if you look hard enough.

In this guide, I hand pick my favorite 5 budget office chairs that cost under $200 for 2018. They all come with decent lumbar support, adjustability, and a warranty to protect your investment.

Sitting is stressful for your back, but with these

Best budget office chairs,

you’ll have support for your lower back.

You’ll also ensure a far more functional work environment so that you have no desire to use anything else.


The Furmax Mid Back Lumbar ergonomic office chair has a thick padded seat which promises to give users extra comfort.

Furmax Mid Back Lumbar Office Chair

Not only that, this mid back chair has a large backrest that comes up to shoulder or neck height, supporting the curve of the spine, while protecting the lower and mid-back. The back also has breathable mesh. This allows for air circulation on your back, and the plastic lumbar support ensures you can work for longer more comfortably.

A budget chair like this is an exceptional choice for home or office and for various functions. The chair comes with BIFIMA certification, being sturdy enough to cater for weights up to 265 pounds. With its 5-star heavy duty base, the chair swivels 360° with ease and without the fear of it tippling over.


This comfy executive chair with padded seat has a waterfall edge to reduce pressure on the backs of your legs. The chair comes in bonded black leather upholstery and PVC. It promises to get you through your day with ease and in style.

The Amazon Basics high-back chair is sleek, stylish and professional looking, and the adjustable seat will make sure that weights of up to 250 pounds are catered for.

High-Back Leather Executive Chair

The 360°swivel feature allows you to twist and turn in the seat with ease to reach for items wherever they are on your desk. Measuring 29.13 x 25.59 x 41.34 to 45.08’’, the chair will need to be assembled and comes with a 1-year limited warranty.

This high-back budget chair’s seat can be lifted up and lowered using a pneumatic lever. Users of this chair may be disappointed to find non-adjustable arm rests. Fixed arm rests can get in the way of the chair being able to get up close to the desk.


This Topsky chair qualifies as an ergonomic chair designed to improve the health and comfort ability of workers in a home or office environment. It just happens to also come with a hanger on the back where you can hang a bag or jacket. The headrest can be adjusted.

The armrests can also be adjusted to suit your sitting position, and the quality mesh material ensures breathability to avoid sweaty backs.

Topsky Mesh Computer Ergonomic Chair

The TOPSKY’s skeletal back frame and extended headrest support ensures users have less neck and shoulder pain.

This is because their posture is improved. The Topsky can cope with weights of up to 330 pounds. You get a 1 year warranty with the chair which you will need to assemble.


Measuring 24.02’’ deep by 24.02’’ wide by 34.84 to 38.58’’ high, the AmazonBasics Mid-Back office chair is pretty basic which makes it an ideal choice for those wanting an entry-level gaming chair?

The chair looks stylish enough with its black bonded leather upholstery, although this may not appeal to sweaty people on a hot day who find themselves sticking to the seat.

The padded seat promises all-day comfort and there are curved, textured nylon armrests for added comfort. The chair comes with a pneumatic paddle to adjust the chair’s height. You can also use the lever to tilt the chair forward or back. You can control the tilt tension by twisting a knob under the chair.

Mid-Back Office chair

The chair has smooth-scrolling dual-caster wheels to ensure smooth and swift mobility. The chair can support up to 225 pounds. The chair will need to be assembled, but it comes with assembly instructions as well as 1 year limited warranty.


Made with bonded leather and metal, Serta’s 75 years as a comfort-products leader ensures this budget chair is the most affordable and comfy in its range.

Made in the USA, the chair comes with its new support feature known as AIR Lumbar. This innovative feature flexes and pivots with your body as you twist, turn and lean so that you have a continuous support experience.

You’ll be pleasantly surprised with the upholstery – soft, supple and eco-friendly bonded leather with contrast stitching.

The body pillows ensure a tranquil, comfy seating experience while the perforated center area of the back part adds breathability. Arms, hands and wrists have adequate support with the stylish padded armrests. They can be adjusted with the seat-side cable actuated levers.

Serta Works Executive Office Chair

The chair with overall dimensions 46.5″ H x 25.75″ W x 29.75″ D comes with a 1 year limited warranty. Product assembly is required.



If you’re looking for a comfortable, affordable office chair, there are some aspects that you can’t overlook. One is a chair which swivels smoothly for anyone moving from one side of the desk to the next.

These chairs are available in low, mid or high back styles. Make sure to check the seat, making sure it is soft and comfy and provides lumbar support.

All of the chairs reviewed in this guide come in at under $200, making them ultra-affordable while being ergonomic and reliable to boot.


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