Tattoos used to be considered extremely taboo in the work place, but these days tattoos are becoming much more common place. While people who had tattoos used to be considered the dregs of society – they are now considered normal and even stylish. However, not all jobs are ready for people with full tattoo sleeves. For instance, there are a lot of corporate jobs that do not allow their workers to have tattoos. Of course, a few tattoos hiding under the clothes is not shunned, but visible tattoos, especially on the hands, arms and neck, definitely are. Although, there are some jobs that can allow you to have tattoos and make a lot of money doing it. Here are some lucrative careers that are tattoo-friendly.
One extremely lucrative career that is tattoo-friendly is that of an actor or actress. Indeed, becoming an actor or actress is hard, but if you are talented and committed, you may get a few roles in commercials or in small plays. When it comes down to it, if you have a lot of tattoos, it could actually help you get jobs, because many roles call for people with a lot of tattoos. Moreover, if you only have a couple of tattoos, it is not hard to cover them for a certain role.
Another lucrative career is that of a bartender or waiter at a popular restaurant. Indeed, night after night, you could be making a significant amount of money in tips – on top of your hourly rate. Not only can you make a lot of money on these jobs, but you can also network with people in the industry you are interested in. For instance, if you want to be an actor, or scriptwriter, there is a good chance that you will meet someone in the industry while working at a popular nightclub or restaurant. Not only that, but sometimes tattoos are encouraged, because it makes the bar look cooler or more interesting.
Next, you could also become a musician. Many people confuse becoming a musician with becoming the lead singer of the biggest rock band in the world. Of course, becoming the lead singer of a band would be nice, but there are many other positions in the music industry, like back up singer and studio musician. There are many people looking to hire individuals to play supporting guitar, or even vocals, on albums. This job can also bring in a high monthly salary.
Lastly, you could also start your own business. If you have an amazing idea for a product or for a new computer application, there is a good chance that you can secure financing and grow quite a lucrative business. When you are the owner of your own business, you are allow to have as many tattoos as you want. However, you don’t need to have tattoos to appreciate the lifestyle. For instance, you can read all about tattoos at InkedMag.com - you may even want to purchase a subscription. At the end of the day, though, more and more businesses are opening up to the idea of employees having tattoos. Who knows, maybe one day it won’t be such a big deal.