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10 jobs that are so good that people would not leave them upon hitting a jackpot

Some things in life are undoubtedly greater than money, and these 10 people feel just that way for their jobs.

10 jobs that are so good that people would not leave them upon hitting a jackpot
Representative Cover Image Source: Pexels | Canva Studio, Reddit | u/FatTortie

Job satisfaction can sometimes overpower the monetary benefits it provides.

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Representative Image Source: Pexels | fauxels

Working and doing jobs is the reality of adulting for most people, the exceptions being those who are running businesses. However, not everyone loves their job. A lot of times, people do the jobs they get or study for because they pay well, or because the jobs help them to make ends meet. However, they don't enjoy it. On the other side of things are people who love their jobs so much that, they are unwilling to quit even if they hit a jackpot. A question was posted on Reddit by u/bite_au_chocolat which asked, "People who wouldn't quit their jobs even if they win the lottery, what's your job?" People responded with all sorts of answers, right from tattoo artists to nurses. We've created the most interesting 10 jobs like these for you, so get right into it.

1. A visionary educator 

Representative Image Source: Pexels | RDNE Stock project
Representative Image Source: Pexels | RDNE Stock project
I work in education, winning the lotto I could buy a home walking distance to work and then I would have more time to do cool shit for kids. I’d probably end up bankrolling a bunch of cool projects. Then I would start a down payment assistance program for new teachers that would make them home owners too. I’d also use my money and influence to fight against the a****** rich schmucks in my town who stop everything from happening. Bunch of old nimby boomers that need to be slapped with a millionaire that can simply shout them down. I’d buy the local newspaper and fire every single person working there, I’d hire libertarian free minded journalists and then I would partner with every single local organization so I could help to be in front of these nimbys and their constant shutting down of anyone and anything that tries to improve the town. After owning my home, my brothers homes and parents. I would also use my last dollars helping get kids into programs that they want to pursue. Sadly I have watched a lot of really talented kids go nowhere due to stupid parents or bad circumstances. Many of these kids just needed a 2-4 year handout to go from minimum wage to living wage, and their parents couldn’t even help them do that. I’d probably extended that to working adults too. Probably a lot of people out there with so many bills that they can’t stop and fix their life. I’ve always imagined like $50k a year, go back to school, and get them out of their shitty car loans and debt, buy a Toyota Camry that covers them for the next 20 years, and just fully reset their life. One can dream. u/Int-Merc805

2. Real-life heroes

Representative Image Source: Pexels | Sora Shimazaki
Representative Image Source: Pexels | Sora Shimazaki
I’m a criminal defense lawyer. The job can get stupid stressful, particularly in the days leading up to and during jury trials for clients charged with serious crimes, but damn, does it feel good to advocate for others, all while pushing back against baked-in injustices that plague the criminal system. I feel so fortunate. Every day is a reminder that crime does not happen in a vacuum - if you leave a toaster outside all winter and then go to plug it in in the spring, it’d be unreasonable to expect it to work perfectly. But yet that’s oftentimes what the criminal system expects out of people who have themselves been subjected to trauma from the earliest moments of their lives. u/TheEighthJuror

3. The Uber hero

Representative Image Source: Pexels | Jackson David
Representative Image Source: Pexels | Jackson David
This is going to sound stupid but I deliver food for UberEats. I do it mostly for my mental wellness. I am retired so I do this to get me out of the house during the day instead of sitting around doing nothing but battling my depression and anxiety. I love the feeling of riding around town on an electric scooter and seeing the sights here in NYC while also having a feeling of self worth... if that makes any sense. I don't expect anyone to understand how much I get out of doing deliveries but I hope it can make some semblance of understanding to those in the psychiatric field at the very least because I feel as though I need validation for some odd reason. u/Beginning_Ninja_2089

4. Once you fly, you can't stop

Representative Image Source: Pexels | Somchai Kongkamsri
Representative Image Source: Pexels | Somchai Kongkamsri
I fly an attack helicopter. I don’t spend all day doing it, but when I actually get to it’s the best thing in the world. I get to fly low level through all sorts of incredibly scenic landscapes and enjoy views I’d never have the opportunity to otherwise. Views you’d have to hike days or weeks into the back country or into the mountains to get a glimpse of. I also get to blow things up, using a variety of weapons. I’ve thought many times about what I’d do if I won the lottery and honestly I’d probably stay. My car would be a little nicer though. u/bowhunterb119

5. Art over office 

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Representative Image Source: Pexels | cottonbro studio
I already quit my necktie job to become a wood artist. I would never go back to the office no matter what. If I won a billion dollars tomorrow, I would continue to make and sell my wood items. I would improve my shop, buy more tools, air purifying system, compressor, sanders, and perhaps build a shop with nice windows and storage space. And I would love to spend the rest of my days making things and then selling them. It is not the money, it is that people want things I thought up and made. u/MontEcola

6. Pariah for animals

Representative Image Source: Pexels | Edgar Daniel Hernández Cervantes 
Representative Image Source: Pexels | Edgar Daniel Hernández Cervantes 
I train shelter dogs and write grants for animal welfare orgs. I love how dogs think and the look on their faces when they understand what you're asking them to do, and I love grant writing because it's like manipulation in written form.
I'd keep a chunk of the lottery money to buy a house and a big backyard and get myself a chef because I hate cooking (and get good health insurance), but a lot of it would go into a foundation where I could give it to shelters and rescues. Just think, we could save THOUSANDS of animals every year. u/head_meet_keyboard

7. The tech lover

Representative Image Source: Pexels | luis gomes 
Representative Image Source: Pexels | luis gomes 
I co-founded a software company and I'm constantly excited to see how far ahead of the rest of the market we can push. Having relatively low technical debt is better than having 100 world class developers on staff. 3 is enough to beat those that do in most ways.I already make a decent living and I intend on building further for the foreseeable future even if we have enough sales success where we can hire someone to take over my tasks and I can live of the dividende. I have the company logo on my right wrist. I'm forever proud of our achievements even if the company fails tomorrow or we get bought out for an insane sum and I want my customers to be sure that I'll stick around for them. u/Randommaggy

8. The helpful librarian

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Representative Image Source: Pexels | Ivo Rainha
Public librarian. Not leaving till I can't do it anymore. I love the public (most of them, most of the time), love getting people resources to improve their lives, love being the first to know about new books/movies/music/board games, love spending tax money on things that make people actually happy, love talking to my ridiculously smart, talented coworkers. I'm on my fourth career. This is the only one I wouldn't leave immediately if money were no issue. u/Ill_Opportunity_1960

9. Mental well-being over money

Representative Image Source: Pexels | Katerina Holmes
Representative Image Source: Pexels | Katerina Holmes
I don’t need to work. I have a disability which grants me a meagre amount of welfare. It’s not much, but it would be manageable. I work part time as a KP in a kitchen and generally get to pick and choose my hours. I do it purely for the social and physical aspect. The money is a bonus and allows me to live a little more comfortably. But I would still hang out there if I was rich. I’ve known everyone for years and years. It gets me out of the house too so I have no reason to quit. u/FatTortie

10. Boon for the elderly 

Representative Image Source: Pexels | Anna Shvets 
Representative Image Source: Pexels | Anna Shvets 
I work in the laundry of a elderly home that doubles as an asylum for the clinically insane and criminals who have extreme mental health issues. If I honestly won the lottery and got enough money to do so, I'd buy the entire place and replace all the equipment with new and better working equipment and get some of the general staff to get trained to repair said equipment and get the staff better pay and allow the elderly patients to have some small old school arcades and pets. I'm talking Pac-Man and Tetris levels of old school. Along with cats or dogs to be able to visit the patients. They look so bored, I genuinely worry about them. u/Ouija-Board-Demon

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