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What job has the best work/stress to money ratio? Let's say $65k min salary

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Any role at Director level or higher at TV/entertainment company. Roll in around 10am, 2 hour lunch (reimbursable), head home 4 or 5 PM, team drinks/outing 2-3 times/week, invites to cool events like UpFronts, and summer Fridays. Pay sux until you get into middle management but at Director you are in six figs and living the life. Problem is most of these companies are dying and cutting staff. Only a few years left for many folks to enjoy this life.

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Internal role at a consulting firm. Limited travel, flexible hours, and pay is similar to consulting if you transfer from consulting.

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Slalom

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Teacher? Summers off, never heard a teacher work more hours than a consultant either. Or comp sci engineer. Maybe anesthesiologists post MD

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The disrespect to teachers here is real smfh

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Airline pilot at a major. 150+ after 2-3 years, average 250+ after 8+ years. Can manipulate labor rules to push into 300-400s. Guaranteed job for life unless you are a truly massive idiot. Work 13-15 days a month, travel benefits. Don’t have to do much courtesy of autopilot on oceanic flights, once you can hold one of those lines. Source: 9 buddies who fly. Legit unbelievable life expectations for being a fancy bus driver

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So yes and no. All my buddies went to Embrey Riddle and came out with a similar plan. Choose a regional that was expanding so they would get pushed out of FO as fast as possiable. That enabled most of them to get the hours needed and then just networked hardcore. 5/9 are at majors (under 29), and few for multiple years. 3 of remaining 4 went service route and are coming back around now. Pay was shit first few years, but after 2 years were in 70-90 range. The massive shortage right now is pushing things up even at that level. School was 150-200 for most.

I’ve worked some government contract jobs that were easy and paid me to just be a butt on a seat

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I normally don’t recommend BAH on this site...but when you decide to slow down, it’s not a bad place to be.

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Instagram model

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The only ones who make more than 65k are celebrities who do Instagram as a side hustle.

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I’d say most mid-level corporate gigs. Lots of roles that pay $100k+ with solid 40 hour weeks.

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Being a self employed plumber with no student loan debt

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This sounds like a lot of work

Musician.

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College Professors! No joke - but if you earn a PhD and will all the new tech to assign weekly assignments and automatic upgrades - they barely need to do anything.

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D2, I live in San Diego and for professors in our community colleges, their pay is around 7K a month.

Orthodontist.

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Civil Engineer - I used to be one before and it was very low stress with decent pay

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Cheers to you too G1!

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Firefighters... hands down

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