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The Best Jobs in the World

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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 and most interesting 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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  • National Geographic Traveler
    1

    National Geographic Traveler

  • Private Island Caretaker
    3

    Private Island Caretaker

  • Ice Cream Tester
    5

    Ice Cream Tester

  • Travel Writer
    6

    Travel Writer

  • Car Tester
    7

    Car Tester

  • Chocolate Taster
    8

    Chocolate Taster

  • Food Tester
    9

    Food Tester

  • 10

    National Geographic Photographer

  • Video Game Tester
    11

    Video Game Tester

  • Hollywood Actor & Actress
    12

    Hollywood Actor & Actress

  • Astronaut
    13

    Astronaut

  • Voice Actor
    14

    Voice Actor

  • Movie Critic
    15

    Movie Critic

  • Adventurist Blogger
    16

    Adventurist Blogger

  • Scientist
    17

    Scientist

  • FBI Profiler
    18

    FBI Profiler

  • Artist
    19

    Artist

  • Waterslide Tester
    21

    Waterslide Tester

  • Music Producer
    22

    Music Producer

  • Billionaire's Wingman
    25

    Billionaire's Wingman