1. Milk Snake
Snake milkers extract venom from some of the world’s most dangerous snakes, like cobras. If a person is bitten by a snake, it is important they be rushed to a hospital to get an antidote, which is made from the venom of a snake. Venom can be sold for up to $1,000 per gram.
2. Iceberg Mover
After the disastrous sinking of the Titanic in 1912, International Ice Patrol (IIP) tracks the location of icebergs and provides safe routes around them. If necessary, the iceberg will be towed out of the area.
3. Dog Surfing Instructors
Dog surfing instructors are people you pay to teach you and your dog to surf.
4. Face Feelers
They trained to use their hands and judge the effectiveness of products like lotions, facial cleansers, and razors. Face feelers work part-time, but they can earn up to $25 per hour.
5. Professional Cuddlers
They charge up to $80 an hour to snuggle with strangers. The downside: This work comes with its share of emotional burdens, says Portland-based cuddler Samantha hess.
6. Chicken Sexers
Chicken sexers determine the sex of a chick, relying heavily on intuition. Usually hired by commercial hatcheries.
7. Fortune cookie writer
It is a real job, done by real people. Fortune cookie manufacturers usually hire freelancers or in-house writers to come up with inspiring or witty fortunes.
7 weird jobs you’ll be surprised to know exist
1. Milk Snake