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Five Unusual jobs you won't believe pay more than $50 an hour

Five Unusual jobs you won't believe pay more than $50 an hour
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Anyone listening to The Beat this week will know that we are currently running a killer contest called The Beat Payroll Payout. It’s the easiest way to earn 50 dollars an hour and all you have to do is listen every day at 7:20, 11:20, and 3:30!

The contest got us thinking and asking what are the strangest jobs that pay roughly $50 an hour? Well, after a quick Google search we found a list of five odd jobs with surprisingly high salaries.

Bed warmer

I’ll be honest, I’ve never heard of this and I find it hard to believe someone would pay someone else to do this but according to Cheatsheet.com, this is in fact a real job that pays you to get in a bed and warm it up for crazy rich people who clearly have money to spend.

The pay for a human bed warmer has topped $200,000.

Golf ball retrieval

Golf is an expensive sport to play and now I know why. Apparently, if you work at the right golf course, you can earn more than a $100, 000 to retrieve golf balls. ESPN wrote an entire article about it and the dangers involved including avoiding snapping turtles, poisonous snakes, and in places like Florida, avoiding dangerous alligators.

Body part model

Becoming a model is something many people dream about, and the reason is simple— it’s an easy job that pays extremely well. If you have what you think are nice-looking hands, then you should know it’s possible to make a living just using your hands. But it’s not just hands, hand modeling is a subgenre of the modeling profession; other models rely on their neck, feet, and torso to model everything from clothes to jewelry to exercise equipment and everything in between. According to Forbes, a top “parts model” can make $1,000-$10,000 for a day’s work.

Food stylist

Ever wonder why food looks so good in movies, TV shows, and commercials? Chances are the producers hired a professional food stylist to make the foods look as appetizing as possible. And now thanks to Instagram, plenty of people are using the social media app to show off their aesthetically pleasing creations. With a big enough following, a food stylist can easily make over $100, 000 a year on Instagram alone.

Playing Video Games

In the world of professional video games, some competitors and Twitch streamers earn millions of dollars to simply play video games. Fortnite phenom Tyler “Ninja” Blevins made $17 million last year, enough for first place on Forbes’ inaugural ranking of top-earning gamers, and he’s not alone. Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg came in second place, earning $15 million (thanks to his 50 million YouTube followers) while Preston Arsement and Mark Fischbach (Markiplier) each took home 14 million as professional vloggers. Make no mistake about it, the era of the millionaire gamer is here. Much like how the generations before us began spending Ludacris amounts on sports contracts, we're now experiencing an entirely new revolution happening in the world of esports, with streamers and professional players alike raking in millions in what was once deemed a wasteful hobby. In just a couple of years, we've gone from a time where esports were treated with relative obscurity to it being a multi-billion-dollar industry, and it isn’t slowing down.


The list of jobs that pay $50 or more an hour is actually quite long. This is just a shortlist of some that we feel people don’t’ realize pay so well.  Regardless of what you do for work, you can’t make easier money than by participating in The Beat Payroll Payout. If you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for? You can find all the info right here.

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