Dream Job: Paid to Sleep!

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This is one job that won’t get you fired or even reprimanded for sleeping on the job – for the job is to sleep on the job!

  • Shanghai dietary supplement manufacturer hiring professional sleepers
  • US$14,400 payout
  • Professional sleeping growing, pays as much as US$300,000 annually

This is one job that won’t get you fired or even reprimanded for sleeping on the job – for the job is to sleep on the job!

A Shanghai manufacturer of dietary supplements is making headlines in its recruitment of professional sleepers. The job pays 100,000RMB (US$14,400) annually. No past experience is required.

A professional sleeper will test the supplements and provide a report on its effects. The job entails adapting to different sleep patterns mirroring people of different occupations.

Not only is it a big thing in China but professional sleeping is carving a niche in the job field in developed countries. In the US, hospitals, research facilities, and even NASA, hire professional sleepers for studies, with annual payouts reaching as high as US$300,000.

Few may aspire to snooze their life away but for those who love to sleep, it doesn’t get peachier than clinching this bizarre job.