We're not saying you should give up on becoming Ben & Jerry's chief flavor developer/the person who spritzes Jamie Dornan with Evian in between takes, but there's probably a dream job out there that's just a little more…realistic.
Here to steer you gently away from the faux sex-sweat and toward a high-paying career with room for growth is Glassdoor, which recently released its 2015 list of best jobs in America. Engineers and managers of every kind have it made, as do medical professionals like nurse practitioners and physical therapists. (Keep in mind that the report focused on three key factors: earning potential based on average annual base salary, career opportunities, and number of job openings. Notice how "personal satisfaction" wasn't taken into account?)
So basically, if it's not too late for you, be a biomedical engineer with an MBA. For the full list, click over to Glassdoor.
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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.
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