15 jobs that may seem off-putting but pay surprisingly well
- Some of the dirtiest, most dangerous, and off-putting jobs in America also pay decent salaries.
- Though it can be rare to make more than $100,000 in a dirty or unpleasant job, there are exceptions.
- We rounded up 15 jobs that may not be some people's ideal career, but pay surprisingly well.
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Oftentimes, the more unpleasant or off-putting a job is, the more it pays. Many dangerous, dirty, or just unpleasant jobs don't require a college degree or even a high level of experience. However, they do require a strong commitment to the job at hand and some require an even stronger stomach.
From the dangerous depths of coal mines to sky-high electrical towers, these jobs can put you at risk. They can also make your stomach turn. You may be surprised to discover you can make pretty good money picking head lice out of other people's scalps, cleaning porta-potties, and mopping up blood from a crime scene. Other jobs, like becoming a dental hygienist, foot doctor, or proctologist, may seem slightly off-putting to some, but pay high salaries.Read more: 16 of the dirtiest jobs in America
Here are 15 jobs that may seem off-putting, but pay surprisingly well.