With deference to the recently retired David Letterman, who doesn’t love a Top 10 list? Especially when the title is “The World’s 10 Most Extreme Jobs.”
This entry offers warning signs for each profession. With cave diver, for example, the cautions are: Drowning due to lack of oxygen; decompression sickness; breathing the wrong gas mixture; and improper training could be fatal.
The jobs, and salaries, associated with each:
- Cave diver: $58,640
- Crocodile physiologist: $62,500
- Whitewater rafting guide: $6,675 per season
- Skydiving instructor: $24,000
- Mount Everest guides: $5,000 per season
- Professional stuntman: $70,000
- Storm chaser: $60,968
- Venom milker: $30,000
- Smoke jumpers: $33,000
- Safari guide: $73,000
Check out the complete listing for descriptions and warnings.