Every day we get to see jokes and memes on IT employees, people praying to see their workplace burned down when they reach there in the morning and what not! But let me tell you this, not all jobs are as boring. In fact, some of them are more of an adventure than a mere 9 to 5 daily work.
Don't you ever wish to have an interesting answer to give when someone asks you 'what do you do for a living'? Something that leaves them with their brows raised in surprise?
Here we have a list of 11 super weird jobs that surprisingly pay a heavy chunk of money. Let me tell you, not all of these jobs are super fun and adventure, but hey, anything that gets you out of that mundane cubicle, right? So you better prepare your resignation letter because the motivation is just coming up:
A lot of mattress companies and hotels hire professional bed testers to check whether the mattresses, sheets, beds are comfortable enough to rest and sleep. A job where I get to sleep for a living... Count. Me. In! And if that isn't a motivation enough (as if) - the job pays $25,000 to $40,000 per year.
This profession requires testing of sex toys before they are released for general sale. Talk about 'loving what you do'. Sex toy testers make $30,000 to $50,000 per year. If you feel the salary ain't enough, I think I can safely assume, that the job comes with a LOT of satisfaction.
This profession can make you earn up to $52,000 per year. The professional sniffers are hired to smell paper towel products and make sure whether they are odourless. I hope they don't booger it out, though.
I have always wondered what happened to the balls that got lost in the middle of the lakes, in the middle of the golf courses. Now I know, that there is someone who looks for them for a living. Not the most interesting job, I must say, but... generally, the golf ball divers are paid 10 Cents per ball, but given the number of balls retrieved every day, this profession offers an annual salary ranging from $30,000 to $100,000.
Ever wondered how do they verify what goes into the bellies of your dear pets? The pet food testers are required to test animal cuisines and make sure the taste, colour and smell of the animal food is pleasant for the animals. Since the job pays up to $40,000 per year just for tasting some gross food, the job satisfaction rate in this profession is quite high.
Talking about eating weird things, this profession is about tasting unappetizing and bizarre food to make sure its okay to be consumed. To taste cockroaches, spiders, crabs, and other unimaginable insects, the testers are paid about $800 per day, summing up to about $300,000 per year.
This job requires testing of fun factor in new water slides. The employees get to travel around the world while testing water slides in luxurious hotels and parks, and the best part is the safety checks are already made. The testers only have to find out how much fun and comfortable the water slide is, and they're paid up to $40,000 per year!
Cosmetic companies hire Face Feelers to feel the faces of people right after they have used a lotion, soap, cream or other cosmetics on their face. Salaries range from $30,000 to $40,000 per year.
The bad part is the sewer inspector has to check drainage pipes in smelly tunnels, fix blockages, and encounter rats, but the good part is they're paid around $40,000 to $75,000 per year.
It's a pretty lucrative job for people who maintain their body well according to the market needs. Nude models are generally hired for photography and paintings. Most of the nude models are freelancers and they make up to $100 to $200 per hour. Though during painting sessions, these models are required to stand/sit in the same posture for long hours which isn't very comfortable.
In today's world where we have thousands of friends on social media but none to hug us and calm us down, the job of professional snugglers is hitting the market at a high rate. The snugglers are hired to cuddle, snuggle and comfort the other person. They can earn up to $60 per hour just to cuddle with someone!
So, You prepared for adding these odd but amazing jobs to your resume? All you have to take a leave from your current one and explore.
That's all, folks.