If you’re in-between jobs or are looking for a new and exciting career path, there are plenty of unconventional positions you may not have even heard of. Here are jobs off-the-beaten path that also pay well, according to Zippia.
Average annual salary: $64,237
Are you an expert in psychology and color theory? Do you have an artistic side? Clients will often consult a color expert to determine the best hues to use for brands, interior design, or other projects.
Average annual salary: $54,168
This person assists performers with quick costume changes. It requires basic training and is entry-level.
Average annual salary: $39,343
Take your artistic skills to the runway…but not at Fashion Week. Airplanes often need their logos freshened up, that’s where painters with a creative eye and steady hand come in to give them a much-needed makeover.
Average annual salary: $40,000
Braille proofreaders check for any errors in a text so that blind readers can get the information they need.
This position would usually be at an oyster farm, but dive instructors leading tourist groups can also get paid to harvest pearls. Skilled divers could rake in $1,000 during peak pearl seasons.
Average annual salary: $50,000-$80,000
This varies state-to-state, but if you’re a cannabis connoisseur you can become a professional extractor to create products, and make sure that they are at acceptable levels.
Read more about unconventional jobs in Zippia.
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