- Some of the dirtiest, most dangerous, and off-putting jobs in America also pay decent salaries.
- Though it can be rare to make more than $100,000 in a dirty or unpleasant job, there are exceptions.
- Oil well workers, coal miners, and foot doctors all make good salaries, on average.
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Oftentimes, the more unpleasant or off-putting a job is, the more it pays.
Many dangerous, dirty, or just unpleasant jobs don’t require a college degree or even a high level of experience. However, they do require a strong commitment to the job at hand and some require an even stronger stomach.
From the dangerous depths of coal mines to sky-high electrical towers, these jobs can put you at risk. They can also make your stomach turn. However, jobs that may seem slightly off-putting to some can pay high salaries.
Here are 15 jobs that may seem off-putting but pay surprisingly well, ranked from lowest to highest salaries.