The Best Jobs in the World

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List Criteria: Vote up the coolest dream careers & professions

Somewhere between your dream job and your real job are the best jobs in the world; job titles that some extremely lucky people actually have. While some of the coolest careers also rank among the world's rarest jobs, there are plenty of dream jobs available for the taking (or at least for the applying and the interviewing).

What would be your dream job? What would you love to spend every day doing? If you dream of an extraordinary career that falls outside of the most common jobs in the world, there's a chance you'll find something that tickles your fancy on this list of the best jobs in the world.

Some of the world's best jobs include movie critic, actor or actress, video game tester, and other leisurely pursuits like car tester and holiday reporter. Since not everyone has the same idea about what their top, or even top 10 dream jobs might be, make sure to add your dream profession if it's not already on this list of the coolest jobs in the world.
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    Movie Critic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Movie Critic

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    Private Island Caretaker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Private Island Caretaker

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    Holiday Reporter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Holiday Reporter

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    National Geographic Traveler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    National Geographic Traveler

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    Hollywood Actor & Actress is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Hollywood Actor & Actress

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    Chocolate Taster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


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    Car Tester is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Car Tester

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    Video Game Tester is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


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    Toy Tester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Toy Tester

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    Waterslide Tester is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Waterslide Tester

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    Music Producer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Music Producer

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    Artist is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Artist

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    Astronaut is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


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    Rock Star is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Rock Star

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    A-List Stylist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    A-List Stylist

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    Food Tester is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Food Tester

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    Journalist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Journalist

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    Scientist is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Scientist

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    Movie Make Up Artist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Movie Make Up Artist

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    Fortune Cookie Writer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Fortune Cookie Writer

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    Adventurist Blogger is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Adventurist Blogger

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    Ice Cream Tester is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Ice Cream Tester

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    Voice Actor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Voice Actor

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    King & Queen of United Kin... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    King & Queen of United Kingdom

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    Beer Tester is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Beer Tester

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    Children's Book Author is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Children's Book Author

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    Professional Mattress Jumper is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Professional Mattress Jumper

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    Bartender is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Bartender

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    Bed-and-Breakfast Owner is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Bed-and-Breakfast Owner

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    General Manager of a Company is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    General Manager of a Company

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    Magician is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


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    National Geographic Photographer

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    Translator is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    Translator

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    Engineers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Engineers

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    Sports Announcer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Sports Announcer

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    FBI Profiler is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    FBI Profiler

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    Duvet Tester is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Duvet Tester

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    Ambassador of United Nations is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Jobs in the World


    Ambassador of United Nations

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    International Court Justices is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

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    International Court Justices

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