Best Jobs Video

  •  I fly a Goodyear blimp 

    Goodyear pilot Jerry Hissem talks about what it's like to fly the iconic blimp around the U.S.

  • Today's mechanics can make $100K 

    Jobs for automobile technicians are growing, and future mechanics are heading to vocational schools to train up.

  • Female DJs: We're taking over 

    From nightclubs to fashion shows, women are jumping on the DJ circuit, proving that spinning turntables isn't just for men.

  • A six-figure job with gender equality 

    There are slightly more women working as pharmacists than men, and they make almost as much too.

  • A job with 2% unemployment 
    A job with 2% unemployment(2:31)Jan 4 2013

    Occupational therapists have incredible job security. They make about $75,000 a year and help people lead their daily lives in the process.

  • Best Jobs: Dog acupuncture and massages 

    Dr. Leilani Alvarez performs alternative treatments for animals, with remedies including Chinese herbal medicine and physical rehabilitation.

  • Get paid to play video games 

    A video game designer at Riot Games in Los Angeles explains what his job entails and how he landed his dream gig.

  • 'I make six figures doing magic' 

    Mentalist and illusionist, Wayne Hoffman, makes $350,000 while traveling around the world performing tricks and reading people's minds.

  • On the runway with Heathrow's 'aviologist' 

    Airplanes take off and land every minute at London's Heathrow airport. Here's a peak into the life of an airport marshall.

  • American cowboys: Endangered species 

    The average age of a cattleman is 61 years old and a slew of pressures are making old school ranching a thing of the past.

  • Living off the land in New York City 

    'Wildman' Steve Brill teaches New Yorkers the tricks of urban foraging, living on plants and leaves from the city's parks.

  • Making a living off professional pooches 

    Join a professional dog handler as she and her champion Airedale terrier compete at the Westminster dog show.

  • My job fighting bulls at the rodeo 

    Bullfighters can make almost six-figures (before travel expenses). But they're basically guaranteed to break some bones.

  • How to build a $2 million tractor 

    Caterpillar workers hand-build the 229,000-pound D11 tractor in Peoria, Illinois.

  • Scuba Santa swims with the sharks 

    Santa Claus actors like Bob Abrams take the temp job to the extreme, swimming in a shark-filled aquarium.

  • Massage your way to a new career 

    After being laid off from his job selling tax software, Kip Yates started his own massage business.

  • The 100-year old insurance agent 

    Ted Krause is AXA Equitable's highest hitting insurance salesman. He also just turned 100 years old.

  • Get paid to swim with sharks 
    Get paid to swim with sharks(2:45)Apr 22 2013

    Jamie Oliver, Deputy Curator of the London Aquarium, spends his days working with all types of fish, big and small.

  • Raising chickens in a school bus 

    A former executive at a mining company in San Francisco, Ami Gignac now raises organic crops and chickens on a farm in Ohio.

  • Homeless vet starts small business 

    After attending a farming for vets program, former Marine Mike Hanes launched a hot sauce business with the help of another veteran.

  • Why I left law to teach kids 
    Why I left law to teach kids(2:29)Oct 10 2011

    Brett Pangburn left his high-paying job as an attorney to teach sixth grade English at a charter school in East Boston.

  • A boat bum's business sets sail 

    Captain Patrick Harris says the best decision he ever made was to quit a lucrative job at Citicorp and buy an old rotten boat.

  • What the duck? Inside Aflac tryouts 

    Meet the people who tried out to be the voice of the Aflac duck and the creative directors that choose between them.

  • Making millions off YouTube videos 

    A number of people have quit their jobs to make web videos where they get paid a cut of the advertising.

  • My life as a NY Fashion Week model 

    20-year-old Milly Simmonds came from London aspiring to walk the runway. Watch her navigate the NYC fashion industry jungle.

  • Best Jobs: Building bridges 
    Best Jobs: Building bridges(2:08)Oct 9 2010

    A civil engineer working on the new Willis Avenue bridge in NYC loves having one of Money's Best Jobs in America.

  • Building the next Hubble 
    Building the next Hubble(2:28)Oct 1 2010

    Scott Texter helps build the James Webb Space Telescope, 100x more powerful than Hubble, it is scheduled to launch in 2014.

  • Making robots for everyday life 

    One robot designer says he creates robots that help solve problems of daily living and change people's lives.

  • Mister Softee's summer fortune 

    See how a Mister Softee franchisee in Brooklyn runs her small business selling ice cream.

  • The making of a YouTube star 

    Joe Penna, AKA MysteryGuitarMan, makes a living creating videos and putting them on YouTube.

  • Batali: Why I love my job 
    Batali: Why I love my job(1:15)May 20 2010

    Mario Batali says keeping young chefs excited about their work keeps him motivated as a restaurateur and chef

  • A real hands-on job 
    A real hands-on job(2:16)May 17 2010

    A tanning butler at the Ritz Carlton in South Beach, Miami, spends the day rubbing suntan lotion on beachgoers' bodies.

  • The ancestry detective 
    The ancestry detective(3:03)Apr 20 2010

    A New York genealogist traces family histories for lawyers, biographers and people who are curious about their ancestry.

  • Nintendo Wii games help the disabled 

    Pamela Zoccoli uses the video game system to help people suffering from memory loss and brain trauma.

  • Making a $4,000 artificial eye 

    Ocularists help people look at life in a whole new way.

  • How to tame lions and tigers 
    How to tame lions and tigers(5:12)Mar 19 2010

    Training animals like big cats, bears and chimpanzees to do tricks is just like teaching the family dog, says one circus family.

  • TV's music makers 
    TV's music makers(2:39)Mar 11 2010

    At Jingle Punks, a hard day's work consists of picking the right song to play during a 'Real Housewives' ladies brawl.

  • India's dwindling coconut climbers 

    As the nation's workforce becomes more educated, farmers are having a harder time filling the dangerous job of plucking coconuts.

  • Taking a bite out of gator farming 

    Raising alligators and crocodiles is "just like farming any other animal" - aside from the giant teeth and all.

  • DJ's second chance in Second Life 

    Brad Reason, a real life DJ, finds that the virtual world offers more abundant and enjoyable work.

  • Painting Mardi Gras giants 
    Painting Mardi Gras giants(2:43)Feb 12 2010

    A New Orleans man adds color to the parades' floats with a stroke of his brush.

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The hybrid electronic bike of the future  
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