Popular Opinion The Best Jobs in the World  

Ranker Community
Originally by Ranker Community
157.7k votes 14.9k voters 521.3k views 119 items

List Rules 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.
list ordered by

1
3,087 1,940
Movie Critic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Movie Critic

2
3,877 1,258
Private Island Caretaker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Private Island Caretaker

3
4,289 800
National Geographic Traveler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
National Geographic Traveler

4
2,473 1,269
Holiday Reporter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Holiday Reporter

5
2,413 1,343
Hollywood Actor & Actress is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Hollywood Actor & Actress

6
1,635 1,764
Writer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

7
2,891 1,175
Car Tester is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Car Tester

8
2,697 1,152
Chocolate Taster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Chocolate Taster

9
2,141 970
Photographer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

10
2,467 1,257
Video Game Tester is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Video Game Tester

11
2,445 955
Secret Agent is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

12
1,548 1,272
Mystery Shopper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

13
1,653 949
Astronaut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Astronaut

14
1,361 1,012
Music Producer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Music Producer

15
1,491 1,201
Airline Pilot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jobs in the World

16
1,596 1,089
Toy Tester is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Toy Tester

17
1,213 845
Artist is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
sue ru artist added Artist

18
1,796 999
Waterslide Tester is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Waterslide Tester

19
1,217 1,039
Rock Star is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Rock Star

20
1,217 625
True Detective is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Rhymis added

21
1,453 658
Food Tester is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Food Tester

22
859 1,305
Journalist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Journalist

23
1,321 882
Scientist is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Scientist

24
1,036 541
Voice Actor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
Day Sleeper added Voice Actor

25
733 1,222
A-List Stylist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jobs in the World
A-List Stylist