India’s high unemployment rate should not be an obstacle for many youths who are ready to go the unusual but ethical way to make a living. If you are not happy with the money you are making and the time you are spending on your regular job, then these weird professions are for you.
From the serious to the silly, there are tons of professions out there that you might never have heard of.
Here’s a list of 9 weird professions in India that you will not believe exist:
- Food Critic:
A food critic is the most common and weird profession in India. As a food critic, a person is paid to try the food in different restaurants, cafes, etc, and rate it or do a write-up.
In today’s era, everyone is a food critic but writing on your Facebook wall, Instagram, or twitter feed and writing on a magazine or newspaper are quite different.
- Mystery shoppers:
Have you ever heard of a profession where you get paid for shopping for someone? From the supermarket run to closet shopping, you get paid for shopping for your employee.
Working as a Mystery Shopper is appropriate to anyone who would benefit from petty cash, flexible hours, and easy work.
The average salary for a Bouncer is ₹ 17,284 per month in India. Bouncers always wear standardized clothes to suit the aesthetic value of your premises and add professionalism to the event. Such security services have always taken seriously by people and are observed no-nonsense when dealing with mischief-makers.
Some clients need them for more than such an upstart value, given India’s deteriorating law and order situation. Others simply want them.
Any which way, the bouncer business is booming: bodyguards are one accessory whose demand and the price will rise no matter how the economy fares.
Body painters generally work at fairs, festivals, or other events that draw large numbers of people. Some particularize in face painting, which is especially popular among families with children. Other body painters may work at concerts or music festivals.
Body painters might also be employed on a photo or video shoot that requires clothing to be painted on, as part of the designers’ artistic concept. Most body painters work on a freelance basis.
- Voice-over Artist:
If your voice is a gift from above and you love singing, reciting, reading from books, you can explore the opportunity of working as a voice-over artist or as a freelancer.
The profession involves dubbing for productions, be it for television or any other audio recordings. Aside from enjoying what you do you can easily make good money from it.
So, this is the coolest weird profession in India.
Do you think drinking beer is fun? Well, how about making it! Likewise, a brewmaster prepares various kinds of alcoholic drinks for all kinds of breweries. There is a rise of brewmasters in India in the last 4-5 years.
We now have various desi breweries and desi beer companies which can easily be engaged with the imported ones.
- Ball valve Inspector:
In India, where half the population is passionate and insane about cricket. Moreover, wants to become a cricketer, there have to be ball inspectors.
This person actually examines each and every ball that is being used in international cricket matches. Also, they earn very well.
Laundrymen are Known as Dhobi Ghats. They do take proper care of all the laundry in places like Mumbai, and they get paid.
The Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, which has been dubbed as the largest open-air laundromat in the world. Washing machines are in common usage throughout Mumbai in modern times, but over 100,000 garments are still hand washed in Dhobi Ghat daily.
- Professional Ethical Hacker:
The word hacker immediately causes alarm and has a negative connotation with it. Hold On! In today’s era, there are thousands of ethical hackers who are professionals of extremely high skills and are also employed to ‘test-hack’ the software of companies or other organizations to ensure security.
These professions are also known as ‘white hat hackers’. So, if computers and cybersecurity are your interest area, this can be a very gratifying profession for you.
Read also: 12 Unusual Professions in India that pay!
So, let’s all appreciate these hard-working people. Are you into any weird profession? We’d love to hear about it, let us know!