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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.
list ordered by
1
3,212 2,040
Movie Critic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Movie Critic
2
4,032 1,309
Private Island Caretaker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Private Island Caretaker
3
4,465 841
National Geographic Traveler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
National Geographic Traveler
4
2,528 1,401
Hollywood Actor & Actress is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Hollywood Actor & Actress
5
2,580 1,317
Holiday Reporter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Holiday Reporter
6
1,711 1,852
Writer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
7
3,006 1,224
Car Tester is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Car Tester
8
2,819 1,201
Chocolate Taster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Chocolate Taster
9
2,251 1,012
Photographer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
10
2,567 1,309
Video Game Tester is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Video Game Tester
11
2,559 998
Secret Agent is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
12
1,612 1,329
Mystery Shopper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
13
1,755 990
Astronaut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Astronaut
14
1,567 1,251
Airline Pilot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
15
1,278 887
Artist is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
sue ru artist added Artist
16
1,428 1,048
Music Producer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Music Producer
17
1,645 1,128
Toy Tester is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Toy Tester
18
1,853 1,039
Waterslide Tester is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Waterslide Tester
19
1,277 1,075
Rock Star is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Rock Star
20
1,261 660
Detective is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Rhymis added Detective
21
903 1,353
Journalist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Journalist
22
1,514 686
Food Tester is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Food Tester
23
1,379 916
Scientist is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Scientist
24
1,090 568
Voice Actor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Day Sleeper added Voice Actor
25
845 1,180
Movie Make Up Artist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Movie Make Up Artist