If you want to do something truly unique, don’t follow someone else’s career path and instead try one of the most rare jobs in America.
While some careers, like teaching, software programming, and marketing have millions of employees, some careers still employ less than 4,000 people nationwide.
These careers range from the sciences to the arts and include everyone from astronomers and mathematicians to wood pattern designers.
If you want to embark on one of these careers, you need to be prepared for a long learning path, because the rarest occupations in America aren’t easy to obtain.
Occupations like airplane crop-dusting and underwater welding also have a huge payoff, according to Ranker.
Underwater welders typically make $80,000 to $100,000. The same goes for airplane crop-dusters, though, since they are mostly freelance, it’s harder to find the statistics.
The following are the top 10 more rare jobs in America: