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18 Jobs Best Suited For Lazy People

| Published on September 1, 2019

If only the thought of working 9-5 jobs gets you exhausted early in the morning well then here’s something that might excite you!

Not all jobs need to stressful and require hectic and long hour shifts at the office, if you’re one of the lazybones just like the many of us here’s a list of 18 jobs that you can take up which are as interesting as your interests and are far away from stress. The bonus of working these profiles is the decent pay and the luxury of enjoying life.

1. Professional Cuddler

What better way to spend your day embracing people that need a good squeeze and get paid for it! Isn’t it a win win?

Average Rate: Up to $80 (£57) per day

2. Hotel Tester

Fancy staying in a luxurious hotel and testing out their facilities? Well, extend your professional services and get paid for it! All you’ll need to do is inspect each hotel with X-ray vision and write a detailed report at the end of your stay!

Average Rate: Up to $120 (£85) per day

3. Video Game Tester

If video games excite every bone in you then this is it! Be an ultimate professional video game tester and be paid to live your dream of playing video games all day long even those that haven’t reached the mainstream markets.

Average Rate: Up to $14 (£10) per hour

4. Breath Odour Evaluator

If you have a good sense of smell and don’t mind getting up close and personal with people, you can earn big bucks by smelling participants’ breaths. Companies that manufacture mints, chewing gum, toothpaste and mouthwashes hire freelancers to smell mouth odour and let them know if their products are working.

Average Rate: Up to $64,000 (£45,500) per year

5. Professional Binge Watcher

If Netflix and chill is your kind of thing then what better than spending the day binge watching and being paid for it!

Average Rate: Unknown

6. Translator

If you’re fluent in a second language and fancy working from home, you can get a gig translating documents. As long as your grammar is up to par, you can get paid to sit in your PJs all day and translate the text you’re given into another language.

Average Rate: $22 (£15.60) per hour

7. Beer Taster

Who doesn’t love drinking beer but now you can actually get paid to get drunk for a living by sampling different brews and rating your overall experience.

Average Rate: $142 (£100) per day

8. Ostrich Babysitter

If you find human company stressful and prefer working with animals this job is right up your alley. You can get paid some good money for watching over cute baby ostriches. Work and Destress! Doesn’t it sound perfect?

Average Rate: $20 (£14) per hour

9. Chocolate Taster

If you’re a chocoholic, you’re in luck! Eating chocolate for a living is actually a real job. The best part is that sugary treats are free, too!

Average Rate: $24,000 (£17,000) per year

10. Professional Apologiser

If you don’t mind saying sorry, you can do this for a living in Japan. Apologisers are hired for the sole reason to say sorry on behalf of someone else. Although it might be a bit ridiculous, you can get paid a lot for it!

Average Rate: $60,000 (£42,660) per year

11. Professional Sports Fan

Are you a sports fanatic that gets really invested in a game? If so, you can get paid to watch sports matches with other people to get them really into it so they can fully enjoy the experience.

Average Rate: Unknown

12. Chicken Sexer

If you don’t mind playing with chicks all day, you can get paid to identify the sex of baby chickens. This unique job is perfect for introverts who want an easy-going career.

Average Rate: $60,000 (£42,660) per year

13. Food Critic

Getting in the catering scene can be challenging, but once you’ve made it, you can get paid a lot of money to critique food and write reviews for a living.

Average Rate: $88,000 (£62,580) per year

14. Vlogger

Many lazy geniuses have jumped onto the YouTube bandwagon by making short, easy-to-watch videos and achieving huge returns in the process. Some good video editing skills will come in handy to ensure the content meets your audience’s needs.

Average Rate: $7.6 (£5.8) per 1,000 views

15. Dog Walker

Getting paid to hang out with man’s best friend is probably the dream job of every dog lover out there. You’ll first need to do some groundwork to build a strong circle of clients, but you’ll soon be on the road to doggy success.

Average Rate: $30,800 (£21,900) per year

16. Furniture Tester

If you’re a couch potato, this is the perfect job for you! You literally get paid to sit around all day testing different furniture and giving your expert opinion on comfort levels, quality and price.

Average Rate: $36,580 (£26,000) per year

17. Luxury House Sitter

Luxury house sitters get paid to house-sit for clients while they’re away on holiday. The best part is that you’ll usually be left with a fully stocked fridge, too!

Average Rate: Up to $45 (£32) per day

18. Food Taster

As a food taster, you’ll be hired to sample foods like ice cream, cakes and snacks, and evaluate them based on smell, taste and consistency. The downside? You only get to eat just a little bite.

Average Rate: $30,000 (£21,300) per day

Have you found your dream job yet?

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