15 of the Weirdest Jobs We’ve Ever Heard Of

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Gumologist 

Do you like to chew gum? What if you could do that for a living? That’s what some people in this world are about to do, it turns out, although you’ve got to not just like chewing gum but also be good at chemistry (looks like I’m out). The reason why people get paid to do this is to ensure that the gum is at perfect “chewability” in accordance with its weight. Plus, the flavors – which flavors, which ones don’t. Only issue with this job: you might be going to the dentist every month to get a new cavity checked out.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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