Have you ever taken a moment to consider how many jobs there are in the world? Everyone is familiar with common jobs like teaching, working construction, or practicing medicine, but there are plenty of other jobs that go unnoticed and unrecognized by society.
Almost everything we use in the world is provided by someone with a very specific job. Even little things that we take for granted, like fortune cookies or pictures of food, have hardworking men and women behind them.
Some jobs, however, are just downright weird. While many on this list make total sense, others sound completely fake. And when you hear how much money people make doing some of these jobs … you might be tempted to quit your own and pursue a new occupation. Check out the photos below for our list of the 20 weirdest jobs in the world.
Ministry of Defence
This job is the bomb … literally. You have to go through a lot of training, but bomb disposal divers have been known to make as much as $100,000, depending on their rank in the armed forces.
Bridesmaid for Hire
Are you the type of person who can get along with just about anyone? If so, you can make anywhere from $300 to $2,000 by being someone’s bridesmaid.
Some stores make their window displays a little more interesting by hiring real people to model their clothes. For $100, you can show off fashion from your favorite store!
As cheesy as some of them are, each fortune cookie has to be written by someone. Make as much as $75,000 annually by doling out your wisdom to Chinese food lovers everywhere.
L. Todd Spencer
These unsung heroes are the ones who help you if you’re ever in the terrifying position of being stuck in an elevator. These handy mechanics make around $70,000 per year.