16 Fun Jobs That Pay Well Without a Degree (USA)

Fun jobs that pay well without a degree – huh! Fun and job, have you really been searching for this?

First, let’s get into, does the concept of “fun job” + “pays well,” exists?

Well, we don’t think we can answer this question, unless we will say, they don’t because fun and job can definitely align together holding each other’s hand and if you think otherwise, this blog is not for you.

Let’s have a look at why people have been searching for fun jobs that pay well without a degree. We believe the idea of having the highest-paying job is being replaced by fun jobs.

Possibly because no one would love a job that includes just sitting in a 4*4 cabin and type, type, and type….till the day ends.

Facts we believe pushing people to find “most fun jobs that pay well,”

  • As per 40% of workers, their work is stressful.
  • 25% of individuals consider that their jobs lead to stress.
  • 29% of workers feel a little or extremely stressed at work.
  • 26% said that they are often or very often stressed because of work.
  • 80% of workers feel stress at work, while approx half say they need help to manage stress at work, and the rest 42% say their coworkers need such help.
  • 25% of workers have felt like screaming or shouting because to job stress.
  • 10% of workers are concerned about a fellow employee at work they fear could become violent
  • 14% of respondents had felt like striking a coworker in the past year, but didn’t
  • 9% of workers are aware of an assault or violent act in their workplace
  • 18% of workers had experienced some sort of threat or verbal intimidation in the past year

An abundance of reasons to throw that blood-sucking job out of the window, isn’t it?

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No worries because we are here to take your suffering with our “fun jobs that pay well without a degree,” list is going to make things seamless for you.

16 Fun Jobs That Pay Well Without a Degree | Most Fun Jobs That Pay Well

1. Freelancer (My Personal Favorite)

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The first fun job that pays well without a degree – is freelancing. 


Well, one thing that can pique your interest is that, you can do whatever you love, we meant, you could be the best at something.

All you need is a skill, so let’s start with what you like?



Web developer? 

Anything you are great at could be a great source of earnings for you. One of my friends has been providing freelancing services to at least 5+ clients and has been earning handsome money at a reasonable price. And thankfully, he is now a #1 seller on Fiverr.

So, simply sign up on a platform like Fiverr and earn handsome money, work on your time, without any pressure (oh yes, please don’t forget to meet your deadlines).

What could be better than this, huh?

Here know, all about “Create a Perfect Freelance Writer LinkedIn Profile!” from none other than one of our writers Mantasha Anwar.

2. Bartender

Listen to music and work while pouring drinks to people and of course, dance a little bit to mesmerizing beats.

And that’s the true definition of one of the best, “fun jobs that pay well without experience.”

No matter whether you have a degree or not, you can pour drinks for people, right?

However, you might need to show your legal age proof, so that you can meet the eligibility criteria. 

Why is this one of the most fun jobs that pay well?

Well, the first thing is that you can get to meet so many people (perfect if you love to explore things and meet new people). Second, it is a fun-loving job, full of light, dance, and parties. And finally, it pays well.

A perfect threefold.

3. Chocolate taster

Not a great fan of beer, no issues, if you have a sweet tooth, why don’t we go for something sweet and tasty as chocolate?

Yeah, something like a chocolate taster exists in the world, and if you think you can do it, go for the course and eat chocolate all day and give you feedback regarding its texture, taste, smell, quality, look, and other important details.

4. Artist – Best Fun Job That Pays Well Without a Degree

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Know how to dance?


Um…maybe paint?

An artist could be anything or anyone, from using that soft brush on canvas to playing the piano – you can showcase your talent or your hidden artist to the world.

Do you know why?

Probably because it’s your passion – something you love and cherish.

Being an artist, you can work for an organization or commence your own business, something which is yours, although, if you are thinking of starting something of your own, you might need investment.

The major reason behind being an artist is that you work when creativity hits you, no pressure, nothing (yet deadlines are always there).

5. Choreographer

Do you love to make people dance to your moves?

Do you love to make people learn their favorite dance moves?


Do you know why?

Probably because as soon as you hear a song, a series of steps comes into your mind. As you love to dance, you love to move that hip and shoulder to create perfect choreography.

Um… let’s enjoy and let your heart out while with one of the perfect “fun jobs that pay 6 figures.”

Why is this a 6 figure job?

Because being a choreographer, you can work with theaters or movies to teach celebrities or artists to dance.

If you think, you can do something you love, you can check out 20+ Hobbies that Make Money! (USA)

6. Dog walker – Best Fun Job That Pays Well Without a Degree

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Do you love dogs?

Then we can bet, that this would be perfect, “fun jobs that pay well without a degree near me,” because we can bet your neighbor definitely wants someone to take their dog for a walk.

Well, you can start from here, although, we would say, first you might need to contact people to commence your job or business, then you can expand it by creating a website/ blog.

So, there you go with one of the top-notch fun jobs that pay well without a degree.

For more information, you can check out, How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online?

7. Theme park tester

Do you love those amazing rides in a theme park?

Do you love to go on top of the giant wheel and scream your name?

This is the dream of fun jobs that pay well without experience because it does not require any technical knowledge or expertise, just rating the activities available in a theme park, it could be rides, shows, photoshops, and others.

I mean, who wouldn’t want to be a theme park tester – the most fun job that pays well (and you know what, our boss seriously stops us from being a theme park tester by giving us a raise).

8. Gum taster

Chew…chew…chew….um, good but could be better.

Yeah! That’s all you will have to do, the chewing gums market is considered to be the largest market in Asia or the Pacific region, while North America was ranked to be the third market by selling 3.9 billion U.S. dollars in 2017.

So, yeah! It is safe to say that Americans love gums, so, if you think, you can do this one of the, “fun jobs that pay well without experience.”

9. Disc jockey (DJ)

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Yo! DJ, play “hips don’t lie.”

Man! You got it.

And there everyone is dancing to the songs you will play in a club, party, and other events.

How great is that, isn’t it?

The best is that, if you know how to create EDM music, um..more like Martin Garrix, you are all set to make it one of the “fun jobs that pay 6 figures.”

Though we won’t lie, it is important to have a knowledge of music to become a DJ and if I have to give you a tip, you can some free applications to create music at your home, some of the apps as Soundtrap by Spotify.

Trust us, it is one of the best plus fun jobs that pay well without a degree, plus the USA being a hub for education/music/clubs, whatnot, you can totally grab good events.

10. Personal grocery shopper

Help customers make great purchases!!

That’s all.

Yes, this is all you would have to do, although, to keep in touch with your clients, you might have to use an application that will allow you to do live chats, and emails, or could connect you in person to your clients.

A fun job that pays well without a degree for shoppers. Well, to be a personal grocery shopper, just log in to the websites or apps like Foor Rocket, Toters, and more.

11. Fiction book proofreader

Ah! We wish the writer of this blog could do this job, a bookworm that she is, she could literally read any book (of course, something of her genre, but we know fiction books are her true love).

Never mind, so, if you think you love reading about vampires, werewolves, mermaids, dragons….you can be a proofreader.

And what if you will find one of the best books of your life. So, read and proofread.

Pro tip –  You can register as a seller on websites like Fiverr and work as a fiction book proofreader, trust us, it could really be fun jobs that pay 6 figures.

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12. Respondent

Be a part of the research and earn.

Be it a random payroll or multiple survey questions, an abundance of companies are looking for people to be a participant in their research and studies, in exchange for handsome money.

Typically Respodent.io is a company that is responsible for connecting customers and reputed firms to conduct research. All you would have to do is to create a profile and there you go, earning money.

13. Gaming blogger/gaming stream – Best Fun Job That Pays Well Without a Degree

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The global market size of the gaming industry is 203.12 billion (2020) and with the increase in the surge of Covid-19, the gaming industry is thriving and has reflected 38.24% stellar growth in 2020.

And depending on our research this industry might have competition on youtube, as it is a streaming platform, but Google is yet to explore that X-factor in the blogs.

You can do that, right?

You can mention tips, and tricks to win while doing what you love, playing games.

Definitely, a fun job that pays well without a degree.

13. LEGO model builder

Lego is basically an abbreviation for “leg godt,” which means play well and if you think you can be a LEGO model builder, you can surely do that. 

Although, only building a brick model won’t be enough you would also be responsible for the repair and maintenance of LEGO models, including marketing the roles of your LEGO.

Sounds fun, isn’t it?

Fun + growing industry, considering that it is expected that the toy market will grow by USD 212.49 billion, 2025.

14. Netflix tagger

Watch and tag Netflix!!

Who wouldn’t want to earn handsome money for watching movies and series?

Even though we are ready to binge-watch, we are far more serious than we sound, right now (hope our boss didn’t read this blog).

Yeah, so, all you would have to do was to watch a series or movie and tag Netflix on a concerned platform explaining how it was, in a few words possible.

Yes, we know, it is one of the fun jobs that pay well without experience.

15. Beer testing

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No, not a big fan of beer, but if you are, go for it.

What could be better than drinking beer to earn money, is certainly one of the most fun jobs that pay well. However, to be a beer taster, you must have proper knowledge of its texture, taste, smell, quality, look, and other important details.

So, yeah, it is only perfect for those who know what a beer is exactly, because it is not just about drinking it, but is about feedback. To help yourself, you can enroll yourself in a professional course, “beer brewer professional.”

16. Physical therapy aid

Basically, your job would be to set up equipment, including keeping the functional area and equipment clean while assisting people in treatments and exercises. Yet, we won’t lie, you won’t be eligible to be a physical therapist if you don’t have proper knowledge and expertise in this field, and by this, we mean proper professional knowledge.


Hope our list of fun jobs that pay well without a degree has perfectly combined the concept of fun and job for you, we believe it did, because we have handpicked these jobs keeping the fun factor in mind.

From a beer taster to a LEGO builder or a freelancer, your comfort, financial needs, and fun have been our top priority – as that’s what it is all about.

Yet, if you think, of something fun and extraordinary, pitch us in our forum so that people can know about it.

Hi there, I'm Deepika Kaushik. I'm a content writer and have an economic background. I love to write on topics related to jobs, courses, and current market trends.

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