8 Most Weird Jobs In the World!
- 1 1.) Golf Ball Retriever
- 2 3.) Armpit Smellers
- 3 4.) Professional Mourners
- 4 5.) Ash Portrait Artists
- 5 6.) Elephant Dressers
- 6 7.) Paint Drying Watchers
- 7 8.) Snake Milkers
1.) Golf Ball Retriever
About one billion golf balls are produced every year, only to be hit into the yonder and never seen again. The golf ball divers dive into a golf course’s water hazard and retrieve golf balls. The job is quite dangerous, but is highly paid, where one could acquire $50000 to $100000. Divers must be able to carry heavy bags of golf balls throughout their shift, and dive blindly into the hazardous water without any kind of lighting.
2.) Professional Ear Cleaner
In India, ear cleaning has been passed down for generations, since the Mughal era. It is considered as an art, where guys clean any foreign body, wax and dust of people’s ears with a cotton covered needle and a pair of pincers. Weird though a tough job!
3.) Armpit Smellers
The deodorants we buy from supermarkets with nice scents are first approved by armpit sniffers who sniff the smelly armpits to ensure that the deodorant is effective. But this work requires a good sense of smell and willingness to smell someone’s sweaty body. The advantage is that the salary is quite huge, varying with experience.
4.) Professional Mourners
There are people who are paid to cry at the funerals and grieve for deceased. They are well-trained, experienced mourners who sob depending on the mourning pattern that differs from funeral to funeral of the deceased’s culture.
5.) Ash Portrait Artists
Ash Portraitists get creative with the remains of our loved ones. Some people hire these artists to have a remembrance of their relations, such as necklaces or glass sculptures. The artists use the ashes of the dead to get creative, they do it for a living! Though the job is highly paid.
6.) Elephant Dressers
In some countries, there are big religious ceremonies or festivals that involves elephants, where the people hire elephant dressers the elephants are dressed fashionably for the events. There are special people who prepare costumes for elephants and gets hired to dress them in festivals.
7.) Paint Drying Watchers
Though it sounds painfully boring, but it’s an actual job. They sit and stare at the wall, and notice every instance the colour changes as it dries. But it’s quite irritating because one may end up talking to themselves and institutionalized. One can make a great money ranging from $40000 to $60000.
8.) Snake Milkers
In some countries snake venoms are in huge demand, so there are specialist milkers who risk their life on a daily basis. The best milkers are very proud of capturing snakes by hand to minimize stress. They milk the venom out of the snake’s teeth, this saves many lives when people get bit by snakes.