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Fun Jobs That Pay Well

List Criteria: The best jobs that are fun and pay over 40k a year

List of fun jobs that pay well, these cool, high-paying jobs are technically "work," but the people who do them on a daily basis generally enjoy their time. These cool careers prove that fun, well-paying jobs actually do exist, and you don't have to spend your time grinding away at something that you don't enjoy just to make a high salary. Some of these top-paying gigs are easy jobs that pay well, such as a medical test subject or a professional video game player. To get these jobs, generally, you just need to know how to find them and get lucky. Other jobs on this list take years of education and specialty training–such as Astronaut or Master Sommelier–but once you get the position, you are rewarded with one of the most fun, well-paying jobs for women and men. 

Americans spend much of their adult life at work–usually they spend more time at work than with family or friends. If quality of life is important to you, it may be a good idea to find a career that is actually fun for you most of the time. No job will be fun every day, but if you generally like what you do for work then "you will never work a day in your life." (According to an old saying). Since different people have different ideas of "fun," the careers on this list are diverse. Some people think that the best jobs in the world are those that require a lot of office time, while others prefer high-paying flexible jobs. All of the items on this list, however, are careers that pay good salaries and will not make you sacrifice your quality of life with low pay just to have a fun job.
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    Video Game Player Annual salary: $50,000

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    Voice-Over Artist Average annual salary: $80,000

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    Annual salary: $90,000

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    Ferrari Driving Instructor Annual salary: $120,000

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    Mystery Shopper Experienced secret shoppers can earn up to $25/hour

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    Personal Shopper Average annual salary: $40,000

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    Toy Creator Annual salary: $55,000

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    Varies greatly; can be anywhere from $40,000 a year to well over $1 million annually

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    Annual salary: $46,000

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    Brewmaster Annual salary: $43,000

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    Annual salary: $100,000

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    Interior Designer Annual salary: $45,000

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    Annual salary: $52,000

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    Winemaker Annual salary: $93,000 per year

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    Concert Promoter On the high end, this can pay up to $100,000 or more a year

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    Annual salary: $47,000

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    Professional Computer Hacker Government agencies and private security firms pay an average of $64,000 to hired hackers

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    Event Planner Annual salary: $44,000

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    Annual salary: $10,000 to millions

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    Average annual salary: $71,100

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    Annual salary: $64,000

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    added by e61121169 Marine Biologist Average annual: $31,500. Biologists with PhDs and teaching at universities: up to $50,000.

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    Annual salary: $81,000

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    Anywhere from $1,000 a week to $10,000 a week

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    added by jets2008 Porn Star not sure of the salary but the benefits are fantastic!!

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    Dog Walker Can make up to $50/hour

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    Food Scientist Annual salary: $54,000

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    Annual salary: $49,000

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    Cruise Ship Entertainer Salaries range from $4000 to $7000 per month, plus room and board.

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    Annual salary: $40,000

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    Romance Novelist Annual salary: $48,000

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    new! & added by EdwardTjioe Food Critic

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    Crop Duster Pilot Annual salary: up to $80,000

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    Cruise Director Annual salary: $50,000

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    added by ThanosElias Audio Engineer Making records is just a good time. 30K to upwards of 100k and more

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    added by G-Who지후게Own Flavorist

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    added by e61121169 Average annual salary: $130,880

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    added by ChasinJodi College Professor

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    Fire Chief Annual salary: $67,000

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    Live Mannequin Human statues can make up to $100 an hour

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    Master Sommelier Average annual salary: $90,000

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    Public Relations Specialist Annual salary: $52,000

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    added by G-Who지후게Own Engineer

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    The median salary varies, but waitresses in high-end clubs and restaurant often make well over $100,000 a year.

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    added by e61121169 Mayor Average annual pay: $62,000

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    Annual salary: up to $80,000

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    Forensic Accountant Annual salary: $59,000

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    Independent Sales Representative Senior reps can make up to $100,000 a year.

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    Oil Platform Operator Annual salary: up to $250,000

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