The 8 Most Overpaid & Underpaid Jobs

Find Out Which Cushy Jobs Pad Your Wallet & Which Are Tough and Underpaid

"They Get Paid How Much?!?"

How many times have you come home from a rough day at work and thought to yourself, "I don’t get paid enough to do this stuff!" On the other hand, how many times have you had a really great day at work and thought, "I get paid for this? Seriously?"

Okay, maybe not as often as you'd like. But the fact is, there are some relatively cushy jobs that rake in the big bucks, while some difficult, dangerous jobs still seem to draw relatively low salaries. 

In this article, I’ll discuss eight overpaid and underpaid jobs. My methodology? None. I realize some jobs require a certain level of training and education, while others are merely the victims of supply and demand. While I feel that all the jobs on this list have merit, they simply represent -- in my humble opinion -- jobs that are paid more or less than they are worth given day-to-day responsibilities and duties. However, the jobs listed are not necessarily a direct comparison to one another.