We're all seeking personal and professional fulfillment, and sometimes it seems like an unobtainable goal. We asked Cracked readers on Facebook, “Do you love your job? What's your job, and why do you love it?” In case you're wondering if a job can provide more than just a paycheck, look no further than these 19 examples. 

TELL US NOW. MUSICAL INSTRUMENT REPAIR AJJ says, Been doing it for almost 20 years. It's a good feeling to know that the kids can get their instruments back and keep playing.A Also I get to hit people's expensive possessions with hammers...and they pay me to do it! CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. SCHOOL BUS DRIVER Jennifer P. shares, I drive a SPED school bus. I LOVE my job. I am a driver at heart, and kids are just the best. Dealing with Special Needs kids is so rewarding. Knowing I am the first and last person in the school system the children see, it is important that I be a positive, accepting, encouraging, and understanding person. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. PUZZLE PROOFREADER 12 16 15 Roberta D. shares, I'm officially a freelance editor, but have fallen into proofreading puzzle magazines for my bread and butter. I love words, I love puzzles. I'm a night owl and enjoy being able to set my own hours (I work best from 10 pm to 3 am). As I've said before, there aren't many people who can spend the day sitting on the sofa with a cup of coffee and the TV on, doing crosswords, and get paid for it. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. BACKSTAGE THEATRE TECH Julia H. shares, Been doing it half my life and wouldn't change it. The people, the art, the spectacle, the audiences, everyone and everything make the stress it causes worthwhile. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST Henry J. tells US, I use my personal recovery journey to support young adults experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Basically I am the support that I never had while I was ill. I get paid to empathize and inspire hope. Every day I feel like I saved the world. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. PATIENT CARE TECH Samantha A. tells US, I have a very hard job as a patient care tech at a hospital but I love my job. The hours are grueling and the burn out is real but there are moments of light when you help someone and it really impacts them. It takes a lot of heart to do this job but the things you do to help people really make it worth it. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. HIGH SCHOOL PARAPROFESSIONAL Matt S. informs US, I have the privilege of being able to develop a great working relationship with high school students as they navigate their way through classes, extracurricular activities, and offer additional insight into jobs, applications, and other preparations after graduation. I wouldn't change that for the world. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER DJ) III Benjamin M. works for a chocolate company, saying, I get to go in to all of the chocolate factories and learn how our candy is made and then I design instructional training courses for it for future operators. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. SERVER Jason S. shares, After a couple of decades in IT, I decided to be a server at a local brewery. It wasn't an easy shift at 40, but I did it and did it well. I've worked for several breweries now. The hours aren't great, the pay's not great, my back and feet hurt at the end of the day, I've been sprayed with beer, but for the first time in 20-some years, I look forward to every shift. I get paid to talk about beer and joke with people. I almost feel guilt getting paid

TELL US NOW. LANGUAGE INTERPRETER Eduardo C. tells US, I get to translate all types of meetings, big and small both in size and importance, and therefore manage to learn about a ton of different topics. As part of my job, I've been privy to very interesting confidential and sensitive info from corporations and individuals, stuff I'm legally bound to take with me to the grave. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. GUITAR TECH Brandon J. tells US, How could I NOT love my job? I get paid to listen to Rock N Roll Hall of Famers bring it and meet all the celebrities that come backstage too. Seriously, if I'm dreaming, just let me 'Dream On. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. ESL TEACHER -admit Daniel K. shares I love English, I enjoy teaching it and the best moment during classes is when a student goes: Aagaacaaahhh, I got it. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. DISPENSARY SUPERVISOR CJS says, I roll joints, cones and blunts plus other duties. I love my job. I just literally roll with it! CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. VINTAGE AND COLLECTIBLES DEALER Travis P. shares, I love my job because I'm a literal treasure hunter..and I learn how to mend, restore and upcycle things that were made so much better than they are today. Plus I often find things for pennies at the scrapyard, hose them off, hammer them straight and resell them to rich folks for hundreds. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. DUNGEON MASTER Tarquin M. informs US, I run D&D games for Aspergers Victoria here in Australia. I do it from home over Zoom from my gaming room....I get to write off all my gaming material and computer costs on tax, run games, get a warm buzz from giving kids and adults on the spectrum valuable socialisation experience and skill while wearing a TARDIS onesie with my choice of WWI flying helmet, pirate hat, knitted Shrek cap and slippers with my bar fridge right next to me. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. CINEMATOGRAPHER Brandon H. says, Got to work with some amazing people, both famous and not, all while getting to tell stories. It's not always the best schedule, but when it comes to it, I don't think I could do anything else. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATOR 038 m FROD Jose N. tell US simply, I get paid for illustrating cute stuff. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR Timothy B. says, I love to read (which helps) but I also get to sit in a small padded room (my audio booth), by myself, and talk to people who aren't there. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. CELL TOWER CLIMBER lan H. shares, The view's fantastic, don't really have a boss, and get to see parts of the country most people don't And the sense of accomplishment is out of this world. Towermonkey4life. CRACKED.COM
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