Ever feel like the only way to make more money is by doing something you hate? It’s a depressing but inaccurate thought. There are lots of cool jobs out there that can help bridge the gap between paying the bills and enjoying your job.

Don’t know where to start? Not to worry, we’ve got your back. Here are five cool jobs you can get on Workopolis right now (that can pay more than $75,000).

Professor, Acting – Sheridan College

Like the idea of passing on the experience you’ve picked up on the stage (or screen)? Sheridan College is looking for an Acting Professor. The successful candidate “will teach a variety of Voice and Text Classes in the Theatre & Drama Studies diploma program. The incumbent will also contribute to program and curriculum development in the program.”

Salary range: $60,000-$105,000

Check it out here.

Donor Relations Officer – University of Manitoba

Do you have experience with fundraising (and hobnobbing)? The University of Manitoba has got a very interesting Donor Relations Officer position available. The successful applicant will be “Responsible for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of the institution’s major donors (individuals, corporations and foundations) in the range of $25,000 – $500,000.”

Salary range: $44,500 – $75,000

Learn more.

Hot Air Balloon Pilot – Sundance Balloons

Do you ever feel as if you have your head in the clouds? Well, why not get paid for it? Sundance Ballons has positions for licensed Hot Air Blaloon Pilots in: Ottawa, Toronto, Kitchener, London, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.

Salary range: $30,000 – $105,000

Find out more.
Human Resources Business Partner – Canadian Blood Services

Do your career ambitions have a streak of altriuism running throuh them? The Canadian Blood Services are looking for an HR Business Partner, who will:  “advise/consult in the following areas: employee and labour relations; performance management; team effectiveness; employee engagement,” and more.

Salary range: $45,000 – $95,500

Read more here.

Manager Media Relations and Issues Management – BC Hydro

The Manager of Media Relations and Issues Management is “responsible for building BC Hydro’s relationships with the media” at a time when BC Hydro is “investing more than $2 billion per year to upgrade and expand” their system.

Salary range: $40,000 – $100,000

Find out more here.
*Salary ranges posted in CAD, courtesy of Payscale.