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7 weird jobs you never knew existed


China Daily/Asia News Network

 /  Mon, May 2, 2016  /  01:13 pm
7 weird jobs you never knew existed

These weird jobs sound both funny and unexpected. (Shutterstock/-)

Before reading, answer me, what do you do for a living? Are you a teacher? Editor or lawyer? That would be too normal compared to the jobs here.

Here are some weird jobs that sound both funny and unexpected. Let’s take a look.

Beggars in Dubai

Is begging a job? You may wonder. According to a recent survey, the average monthly"salary" of each of the 59 detained beggars in Dubai is about $73,000.

Pet food tester

Have you ever tasted the food your beloved pet lives on? If you can't wash it down with anything, a pet food tester can help to check the pet food's quality and taste. A person who does this job is estimated to earn $90-180 a day.

Chick gender examiner

Believe it or not, these fluffy little creatures need examiners to check if they are males or females. This is a demanding job in Britain, with a salary of $58,000 per year.

Professional hugger

Do you need a hug but don't have someone to provide one? A professional hugger provides hugs, or bear hugs (if you want) in New York for $60 per hour.

Odor examiner

Odor examiner isn't a job for just anyone. It supports of environmental protection, as an odor examiner is responsible for testing and analyzing undesirable smells in the air. It is estimated that there are more than 2,000 odor examiners in Japan.

Pusher in subway

Japan's subways have a unique job category, a subway "pusher". The job description is pretty simple: whoever holds this job just helps push people into the subway carriages during rush hour.

Mistress fighter

These fighters do not really fight against mistresses who break up couples, but persuade them to leave and save broken marriages. Some fighters can earn $15,000 a month. If you are interested in this job, you can find your future colleagues in Chengdu in Sichuan province.