Industries are growing and the sector is evolving while main stream jobs like, engineers, doctors are facing a tough competition, skill based jobs are paying well. The key is to invest smartly that’s it! So, here is the long list of odd jobs that are lurking around us and are paying well in terms of monetary and non monetary elements.
“Two roads diverged in the path; I took the one less travelled by.”
18 Unusual Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well:
The following mentioned are few weird jobs that pay well in six figures.
1. Garbage collector($60k):
Their job is to collect waste from your house and locality in the morning and sometimes even in evening. They have to work as per the shift, either in the morning or in the evening and for rest of the day they are free to take up something else.
2. Shot girl($100k):
The job is for a girl who is young and beautiful. They just prepare the shots and serve them. Along with the money they make by selling the shots, they also get huge tips from the customers. If the girl is more beautiful, she gets more bucks.
3. Voice artists($80k):
Kids drool over cartoons isn’t it? The pay per project for a voice artist who artistically presents his voice for cartoons, tv or radio commercial is quite big in number. This job demands a good reader at the same time a personality who has a knack over his or her voice.
4. Sperm donor($200 per donation):
If you are young and healthy, this is something that can be done as easily as raising a toast. If you do not have any ethical issues in the picture, then nobody can stop you from taking the ball into your court. Go ahead, this is legal. Cheers!
5. Luxury house care taker($200 per week):
This job demands nothing but you to stay in the luxurious house, take its good care and earn through it. The luxury house care takers are appointed by rich people while they are out on a vacation. So what are you waiting for? Grab someone and win their trust.
6. Toy maker($55k):
If creativity in you is at its peak and you are reluctant to forget your childhood then, probably this job would go well with your choices. The toy maker earns handsomely by making some of the really creative and beautiful toys. Remember, hotwheels and Barbie?
7. An elevator mechanic($55k):
This job requires no professional training apart from several on the job training session. Your job would be to take care of the elevator and ensure that it is properly functioning throughout the day and night.
8. Water slide tester($30k):
Do you posses a sheer love for amusement parks, the thought of slides and adventure just makes you go gaga over it? Then probably this is something that you wouldn’t regret taking up as a job at all. This person is responsible for testing the slides that are present in the amusement park and ensure that it is managed properly. Isn’t it amazing to enjoy the fun of sliding and getting paid for that?
9. Crime scene cleaner($40k):
There are not many who are willing to take up this job and that is the reason why a crime scene cleaner get a good pay with an increment per annum. This job requires no professional qualification as such, just a pinch of willingness. So, are you up?
10. Junior artist($200 per day):
A junior artist not only gets paid well for pursuing his or her passion but also gets a privilege of acting or dancing with his or her favorite star. There are often instances when they even get a break as lead due to the immense talent that they showcase in their performances.
11. Food stylists($50k):
It is absolutely fine if you cannot cook well because you can always take up this job irrespective of your skills at cooking. A food stylist generally takes the food prepared by someone else and makes it presentable upon the dish like a piece of art.
12. Ethical hacker($100k):
If you are wondrous with electronics and love to hack around every other account then why not to use it in the most ethical way? With the increased popularity of social media and rate of cyber crime, this job is certainly something that you can easily take up and earn handsomely.
13. Bed testers($50k):
If you are the one who is often termed as a couch potato or a lazy bum then this is the job that you need to go for. As the name itself suggests, a bed tester has to lie down on the bed doing nothing and give their feedback to the company regarding the comfort of the bed.
14. Obscure stunt tester($800 per day):
If you feel that the contestants are the first people to taste the unappetizing food showed on shows like fear factors then you are wrong. The obscure stunt tester is the people who are hired for this job and are easily paid a higher amount.
15. Personal shopper($100k):
Personal shoppers are individuals that are hired by high end customers of the brand with lots of money in their pocket. These people are hired in order to decide what should be brought when it comes to clothing, footwear or accessories. People who are rich but have lesser knowledge of fashion, hire personal shoppers and pay them handsomely well.
16. Furniture tester($30k):
When a particular kind of furniture is manufactured it becomes important for the company to know how comfortable is the furniture. To make the feedback quite realistic, furniture testers are hired. There sole job is to be comfortable and give their feedbacks.
17. Master sommelier($80k):
If your first love was and is wine then how about getting paid for it? The job of a master sommelier is to pair up the most suitable wine with the provided list of the meal for a party. Pretty much cool isn’t it?
18. Focus group participant($50-$100 per hour):
There are so many surveys that take place now and then. The focus group participant is someone who is the part of a group on whom the survey is taking place. All that he or she has to do is to give his or her opinion on the product or service.
So if any of the job seemed to be appealing to you, do not hesitate to take it up after all odd jobs are paying quite well these days, isn’t it?