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Spooky, Scary Jobs and What They Pay


What is the spookiest job you can think of? Maybe it's one where you work during the middle of the night, in the dark, alone. Or, perhaps it's the gig with the most blood, guts and gore.

Let's see what the scariest jobs pay and which one you might like to try.

Security Officer

When things go bump in the night, it's up to you to track them down.

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Phlebotomy Technician

Does the sight of blood make you queasy? Then inserting needles in people's veins to draw blood samples is probably a job that you should avoid.


This job keeps you close to the recently departed. It requires being comfortable with death and respectful of those who have passed.

Makeup Artist

From creating bloody flesh wounds to turning eyes red, a makeup artist must often do everything they can to create spooky looks for film and theater actors.

Can you think of other spooky jobs you'd like to hear about? Add them in a comment below and we'll add links to PayScale salary data.

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