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7 Odd Jobs That Pay Well
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Jen “Odd” Glantz here! I know I share a lot of random odd jobs every week that might have your brain screaming “yes, I want to do that!” but your finances saying “buttt I won’t make enough money to pay my bills.”
Making cash is important.
That’s why today, I put together a list of 7 odd jobs that actually do pay well.
So if you want to ditch that full-time gig for an unusual career, you can find one that pays a decent salary.
Ready to check out some of those jobs?
But first…this week ONLY I am offering a deal on coaching sessions. If you ever wanted to work one-on-one with me, now is your chance to buy (1) session and get (1) free. Grab the deal while it lasts and let’s work together on your career, business, personal branding, digital marketing, or overall life strategy.
Median hourly wage: $44.99
Median annual wage: $93,579
They are part of a cadre of interdisciplinary scientists that work to understand diverse processes. Crystallographers use the properties and inner structures of crystals to determine the arrangement of atoms and generate knowledge that is used by chemists, physicists, biologists, and others.
Theatrical Makeup Artist
Median hourly wage: $30.89
Median annual wage: $64,251
Being a makeup artist can be super profitable, but the gig really pays off if you do it for those who are up on stage. Landing a theatrical makeup job can be lucrative and awesome to get to see how shows are produced behind the scenes.
Median hourly wage: $31.40
Median annual wage: $65,312
Voice work is not only an odd job but it can pay big-time as well. Opera singer’s can rack in over $60k a year, so if you like to use your voice and sing, this could be a good job for you to gravitate toward.
Underwater Demolition Driver
Median hourly wage: $26.35
Median annual wage: $54,808
Like to swim? Underwater Demo Driver’s use scuba gear and specific tools to rig explosives underwater for detonation. They also inspect, repair, and install equipment in the ocean.
Median hourly wage: $20.33
Median annual wage: $42,286
Always wanted to be an artist? A great career for those creatives is becoming an airplane painter.
Median hourly wage: $30.87
Median annual wage: $64,209
A hippotherapist is a job that combines therapy with riding horses. It is a type of therapy used for both children and adults.
Median annual wage: $82,674
The job of a computer hacker can be many things - but most companies will hire you to make sure their software is secure and to prevent other hackers from accessing it later on.
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Until next week,