Think you’ve found the perfect job? Well, think again! These well-paying jobs might just peak your interest enough to start a whole new career.
Yes, you can actually get paid to sit on your ass all day! Testing furniture requires you to evaluate how comfortable each piece is with acute accuracy while providing detailed feedback to the manufacturers. Training your butt to ass-ess every small detail nook your sweet cheeks can slide between nets you a pretty sweet check: Average pay: $31,000 per year.
Who doesn’t love a good snuggle? Now, imagine getting paid for just snuggling up next to someone for about an hour. A professional snuggler can get paid up to $60 per hour! Just to be clear, no sex is involved — just snuggling.
Golf Ball Diver
It doesn’t matter where they are, a golfer usually finds a way to hit their ball in to a body of water. If you own scuba gear and aren’t afraid of the occasional snake — or gator — you could make a pretty good living retrieving golf balls from the bottom of water hazards. Some divers have been known to make over $100,000! Average pay: $50,000 per year.
Have an eye for detail and love food? A food stylist makes sure every meal in an ad looks as mouth-watering as possible — which can often mean making the food inedible with paint or other food makeup. Average pay: $33,000 per year.
Dog Food Tester
Believe it or not, humans actually are the main testers for dog food. If the food is good enough for you then it must be good for Fido. Just to clarify, the testers usually spit the food out after tasting. Average pay: $40,000 per year.
Water Slide Tester
What kid wouldn’t love to have this job? Even though you aren’t a kid anymore, you’d still have a blast zooming down the slides. Just go down the slide and make sure it’s safe for others to use, and slide into some pretty good pay: Average pay: $34,000 per year.
Horse exercisers help warm up the horses before races or take them on runs during off-days. A horse exerciser must able to gauge the animal’s well-being and relay the information to the owner, which can take many years to master — and yes, such knowledge can be more or less compared to horse whispering. Average pay: $52,000 per year.
Sex Toy Tester
If you’ve got a sex-drive that just won’t quit, this is the perfect job for you! Even though you get paid to “have fun,” you have to provide extremely detailed reviews of how the equipment performs. Average pay: $39,000 per year.
Fortune Cookie Writer
Think you are a funny, deep and/or philosophical writer? As a fortune cookie writer, you’re tasked to write these types of thoughts/offer its readers their destiny as a side dish to crunchy sweetness on the small sliver of paper tucked inside. Average pay: $28,000 per year.
Losing a loved one can be an incredibly rough time for any family. A bereavement coordinator helps guide families through the process of funeral arrangements, counseling and any other tasks needed to assist in the grieving process. This occupation usually requires a degree from a four-year university. Average pay: $44,000 per year.
Nobody likes to see a dead animal on the side of the road — not only is it unsettling, it can be a major road hazard. If you have the stomach for it, you can make a good living by being the one who cleans up the pavement. And here, the compensation won't be to tax-(idermy)-ing on your lifestyle. Average pay: $30,000 per year.
IMAX screens are freaking huge! That being said, there has to be someone who keeps them clean. Due to their size, your average hand-held duster won’t due the trick — that’s where you’d come in. Average pay: $45,000 per year.
Even though it might sound strange, plenty of women hire complete strangers to fill out their wedding party. These professional bridesmaids attend the weddings and some even help out with the planning. Depending on the factors, a professional bridesmaid could earn up to $2,000 per wedding.