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5 surprisingly easy high paying jobs part-1

by Sarthak Aggarwal 2 years ago in list
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List of 5 jobs that are easy and pay surprisingly high part-1

5 surprisingly easy high paying jobs part-1
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The daily nine-to-five grind can be brutal and soul-crushing. Everyday, millions of people force themselves out of the bed so that they can go to work at a job they can't stand. Its a shame, but what can you do?

You know, people say that there's no such thing as easy money, but I say those people haven't looked hard enough, whether you like hopping, ice cream, books, fine cuisine there are plenty of ways to make plenty of money while living life on easy street. Here are 5 surprisingly easy high paying jobs-


If you are interested in both shopping and espionage, then perhaps becoming a mystery shopper is your true calling. While this is only a part time position, the average mystery shopper remains on a company's payroll for around three years, this job can be excellent way to make some money on the side. You might have heard the term 'mystery shopper" thrown around before, but what exactly does the job entail, and how much money you can make from it, put simply being a mystery shopper is fifty percent being paid to shop, and fifty-percent being a corporate spy. Mystery shoppers are sent into retail environment posing as ordinary customers, but as they shop they are require to gather information on the quality of the store, customer service and products themselves. After the experience is over the mystery shopper is required to write and submit a detailed report to their superiors.

The job on average pays around 13 dollars an hour. But, considering that the work is essentially keeping a keen eye while otherwise keeping up a regular shopping experience, it's pretty easy money.


This is one of those jobs that feels almost too whimsical to be real. It's the kind of thing that every child and frozen treat loving adult dreams about, and yet being an ice cream taster is a very real position and, if you reach a position of seniority it can pay handsomely.

Also called flavorologists and tastemasters, proffesional ice cream tasters are the masters of the quality control for some of the largest ice cream makers in the world. Although getting the job might be hard however, once you are in the flow, you can be earning upwards of $40,000 a year for eating ice cream all day.


Librarian if you consider yourself a bibliophile and you're a fan of good old fashion peace and quiet public library might be the perfect work environment for you. While being a librarian might not seem like the most glamorous job in the world according to the job site indeed, the average basic salary of an American library and is $42,225.This is over $10,000 greater than the median personal income of the average American according to the bureau of labour statistics.That’s not to be sniffed at. And if you have a calm and quiet temperament, and you enjoy the simple pleasures of organisation then being a librarian isn’t exactly a demanding job. Your main duties involve cataloguing books and enforcing library rules, operating IT systems and answering enquiries from library customers. For lovers of solitude and might just be the perfect career.


Do you have a quick reflexes in a competitive mindset? Do you like video games? And if you said yes to those questions then perhaps you should look into a career in esports that's right- if you're a deft enough hand at a number of the world's most popular Esports titles, those include league of legends, Fortnite, overwatch, Dota 2, and counter strike then you can make a living playing video games professionally. If you're lucky enough to get into the pro gaming world, typically by winning local or grassroots competitions it's likely to be signed on to an Esports team. Your team will then compete against other for cash prizes and professional acclaim and competitive events. Low-end professional sports players can make up the $36,000 a year however, if you really excel at the vocation, you can make hundreds of thousands of dollars from tournament prizes and sponsorship deals. If you hope to pursue a career in playing professional Esports you may want to get started early, because Esports player tend to skew young.


You may think being involved in the medical or pharmaceutical industry involves soul-crushing hours, extreme stress and getting a PhD or doctorate in your chosen field. But that isn't the case if you become a medical transcriptionist, a comparatively easy and low-stress job with a salary of $47,840 and even more impressive top-end salary of $61,672 and beyond. So what exactly are the duties of your average medical transcriptionist? As the name suggest you take dictated voice memos from medical professionals and transcribe those audio recordings into written memos for further use. In order to do the job properly you need to be an impeccable listen, have a working knowledge of medical and pharmaceutical terms, have an excellent command of English grammar, and be a fast and efficient typist. That being said this position has on of the lowest barriers to entry of most jobs in the medical field and brings home a generous salary.


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