These are ordinary people who are living the life. They earn decent amounts of
money for jobs that have extremely low stress levels. In other words, they get rich
without getting tired. They have the 10 easiest and highest paying jobs in the world.
10. Personal Trainer – $25,470
People who hit the gym regularly to either lose weight or gain muscle need someone
to supervise their workout. This is where a personal trainer comes in. You will design
a training program for your client to follow. If he fails to follow the program, then the
problem is with him. In other words, you will devise a workout plan, let the client do
all the dirty work and lifting, and get paid regardless if he follows the plan to the letter
9. Photographer – $26,080
With the advent of digital cameras, photography has become an easy, yet high
paying job. All you have to do is invest in the right equipment and learn the ins and
outs of the camera in order to maximize its potential. Workshops and seminars for
learning photography techniques and secrets abound everywhere. You can even
check out online tutorials. For those with a natural feel for cameras, you can even
perfect your stuff through simple trial and error. After all, no film is being wasted and
you can simply delete pictures that are below standard.
8. Songwriter – $43,000
For those adept in music, being a songwriter can definitely help pay the bills. You do
not even need to know the technical side of music, as a lot of musicians are known
to play things by ear. Some do not even know how to read a musical note. But for
those who are really good, a little inspiration is all that is needed to complete and
finalize a song. Music artists can then use this for commercial release. If it proves to
be popular, you can expect to earn royalties for several years. Just watch the Hugh
Grant movie called “About a Boy.” The main character was living off the royalty of
just one song that became a hit years before.
7. Massage Therapist – $51,400
Imagine a work environment where soothing music continuously plays in the
background and aromatic incense or oil heightening the ambiance of the place. That
is the exact atmosphere that massage therapists experience every single working
day. They are paid to relieve the stress of clients, so it is important that they feel
stress-free as well. Otherwise, the tension might transfer to the customer they are
massaging. All you need to become one is a license after attending a massage
therapy program from a recognized center. Starting salary is around $24,200, but
once you become an expert, expect to earn as much as $51,400.
6. Tour Guide – $52,000
You go around several places and point the most interesting spots to tourists,
explaining its uniqueness and significance along the way. This job is particularly
appealing to those good in dealing with other people, along with the gift of gab. You
will have to answer questions that have been asked thousands of times. Probably the
hardest part is how to keep things fresh for your own sake.
5. Power Plant Operator – $73,300
It is Homer Simpson’s job, so how hard could it be? Though it entails a lot of
responsibility, a power plant is responsible for the electricity of millions of
households and businesses, all it requires is a simple flick of the switches and
the plant system will do the work for you. Only a vocational diploma is needed to
become a power plant operator, though they do require some proficiency in math
4.Computer Software Engineer – $80,519
Ok, this job should be included in the easiest and best paying jobs in the world only
if you are a geek and computer nerd. But for those who are indeed adept with high
tech toys and gadgets, this job is a dream. Social interaction is highly limited and
all you have to do is sit in front of the computer and create the code for the latest
software or games. You can actually do this on your own, but if you prefer to work
for software development companies, you will be expected to have a degree in
computer programming or computer engineering. The job pays really well and you
can even hit the jackpot if you get to invent a program or game that everybody would
love. Think Candy Crush, Temple Run, Angry Birds or Plants vs. Zombies and the
millions that the creators of those games now have.
3. Artist – $100,000
Artists can earn substantial amounts depending on how good they really are. Some
just hang out in public places and offer to draw a caricature of people for a fee.
Others do more serious stuff, like painting and sculpture, which are then sold to art
lovers and collectors. You may have a hard time at the start, but once you have
broken through, the money will start flowing in.
2. Freelance Writer – $105,000
Freelance writers can work from the comfort of their own homes. They have control
over what jobs to accept, meaning those that require immediate deadlines can be
rejected. You can earn as much money as you need by simply accepting as many
jobs as possible. If you desire a little rest, all you have to do is pick only the jobs that
you need for the week. You get to practice your passion in writing even as you get a
lot of free time to do other stuff.
1. Optometrist – $124,600
Optometrists are tasked to help clients achieve better and clearer vision. You
diagnose the problem and advise solutions on how to improve the client’s eyesight.
Eyeglasses or contact lenses may be provided. It really sounds harder than it actually is, as there are special apparatus’ and gadgets that are used to help an optometrist’s job. These devices will actually do all the work for you.