Non-desk jobs

Can’t abide the thought of working all day at a desk behind a computer screen? Well, the world is still your oyster. Take a look at the following careers, which have large parts or all of the work away from a desk. Click on a job to watch the videos!

Actor
Acupuncturist
Air cabin crew
Airline pilot
Airport baggage handler
Air traffic controller
Anaesthetist / Anesthesiologist
Appliance service engineer
Arborist
Archaeologist / Archeologist
Army officer
Aromatherapist
Artist: Fine art
Audiologist
Auto body repairer
Auto glass technician
Automotive engineer

Bar manager
Bin man
Blacksmith
Boatbuilder
Body piercer
Bodyguard
Bomb disposal technician
Bookbinder
Broadcast engineer
Bus driver
Butcher

Cabinetmaker
Cake decorator
Cardiologist
Carpenter
Carpet fitter
Cemetery worker
Chauffeur
Chef
Clock / watch repairer
Commercial appliance service engineer
Cop
Costume assistant

Dentist
Dermatologist
Display assistant
Doctor: Anaesthetist / Anesthesiologist
Doctor: Cardiologist
Doctor: Dermatologist
Doctor: Endocrinologist
Doctor: Gastroenterologist
Doctor: GP / General practitioner
Doctor: Nephrologist
Doctor: Neurologist
Doctor: Obstetrician / Gynaecologist
Doctor: Oncologist
Doctor: Ophthalmologist
Doctor: Psychiatrist
Doctor: Surgeon
Dog groomer / Pet groomer
Domestic appliance service engineer
Dressmaker / Seamstress
Drilling worker (oil rig/gas rig worker)

Elementary school teacher
Elevator engineer
Embalmer
Endocrinologist
Engineer: Appliance service
Engineer: Automotive
Engineer: Broadcast
Engineer: Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)
Engineer: Lift/Elevator
EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)
Estate agent / Real estate agent

Farmer
Fashion model
Fine artist
Firefighter
Florist
Furniture maker / cabinetmaker

Garbage man
Gas rig worker
Gastroenterologist
GP / General practitioner
Glassmaker / glass blower
Glazier
Gynaecologist

Hairdresser / Hairstylist
Helicopter pilot
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) engineer
High school teacher

Image consultant

Jewellery designer
Jockey

Kennel worker
Kitchen fitter
Kitchen porter

Laboratory technician
Land surveyor
Landscape gardener / Landscaper
Lift engineer
Locksmith

Make-up artist
Middle school teacher

Nail technician
Nephrologist
Neurologist
Nanny
Nurse

Obstetrician / Gynaecologist
Occupational therapist
Offshore drilling worker
Oil rig worker
Oncologist
Ophthalmologist

Painter and decorator
Palaeontologist / Paleontologist
Palliative care assistant
Paramedic
Pattern cutter / Pattern maker
PE teacher
Pest control technician
Pet groomer
Phlebotomist
Photographer
Physiotherapist / Physical therapist
Pilates instructor
Pilot: Airline
Pilot: Helicopter
Police officer
Plumber
Primary / Elementary school teacher
Psychiatrist
Pub manager / Publican

Radiographer
Railroad / railway conductor
Ramp agent
Real estate agent
Refuse collector / rubbish collector
Reiki healer
Restaurant manager
Roof thatcher

Scaffolder
Seamstress
Secondary school teacher
Server
Social worker
Surgeon

Tailor
Tanker driver
Tattooist
Taxi Driver
Teacher: Primary / Elementary school
Teacher: Secondary / Middle school / High school
Thatcher
Tiler / tile setter
Train conductor
Train driver
Tree surgeon
TV presenter / host

Upholsterer

Vehicle body repairer
Vet
Veterinary nurse
Veterinary physiotherapist
Visual merchandiser

Waiter / Waitress
Wardrobe assistant
Warehouse manager
Warehouse worker
Watch / clock repairer
Water treatment worker
Welder
Window dresser
Window cleaner
Window fitter
Windscreen technician
Wood machinist
Woodworker
Workshop supervisor

X-Man
Xylophonist

Yoga teacher
Youth worker

Zookeeper
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