27 Low-stress and Fun Jobs That Pay Well

A 2016 study by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health revealed that 44 percent of adults said their current job affected their overall health. Only 28 percent felt that effect was positive.

You don’t necessarily have to choose between financial remuneration and enjoying your job, though of course sometimes you do have to look for a change before you find a job with the right balance.

If you’re thinking that it may be time to break out of the daily grind — there are many fun and high-paying jobs that don't have the tension that comes with a demanding role.

To become an audiologist, you need to study for a doctorate and obtain a license to practice. But once you do, you’re in for a career that’s challenging and rewarding without any unnecessary stress.


Not everyone has the eye for art, but you’re in luck if you do. An art director’s job doesn’t take place in a museum, but behind the scenes in creative industries such as advertising, magazine publishing, and TV production.

Art Director

If you’ve ever been to the dentist, you know what a hygienist’s job entails. They clean your teeth and do the first round of examinations to see if you’re suffering from any oral disease.

Dental Hygienist

Despite what you might’ve learned in high school science classes, a geologist does much more than look at rocks all day. They also examine and predict the earth’s movement, studying the effects it has — earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, and floods included.


It’s all about flavor for food technologists. They research and analyze everything we eat and find ways to make it taste better and last longer in storage.

Food Technologist

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