But now, you know there are more job titles than you can shake a CV at – but do you know how well they pay? You might just be surprised to find out that some of these unusual professions are particularly rewarding to the wallet…
Consider yourself a wine connoisseur? Quit whining about unproductive employees and take up grape-tasting. Sommeliers earn a respectable wage of up $75,000 in Canada and enjoy more than a few perks with the job. You don’t necessarily need a degree but it does take years of experience.
Most HR professionals will have trained a tricky employee or two – transfer that wisdom to the canine world and you could rake in a healthy profit. Celebrity dog-whisperer Cesar Millan has a staggering net worth of US$25 million – while you might not make quite that much, PayScale says dog trainers’ salaries in Canada can reach up to $55,000.
Craft beer is the hippest, hoppiest drink of the moment and brewers have certainly cashed in on the increased demand – they can earn up $95,000 in Canada, not to mention access to a crate-load of perks…
Bingo hall manager
It’s not everyone’s cup of tea but if Bingo’s your thing then there a certainly worse jobs than heading up a local hall – bingo hall managers earn up to $96,000 in Canada, with bonuses just inching the income to over $100,000.
When you’re in school, it’s impossible to know just how many different career paths are out there – I mean, how many of you told your parents you wanted to be an HR professional when you grew up?