Get a Job in the Highest-Paying Industries
Let’s face it: we’re going to have a hard time affording a home if we can’t get a good job. Everyone wants to own a home, but many people struggle to attain this dream. You’ll afford one a lot more easily if you get a great job in one of the highest-paying industries, like mining, oil, engineering, law, banking, science, and medicine. All of these industries have done really well in past years, and their prosperity has made them excellent sources of employment.
If you don’t own a home yet, then you should have a look at some of these industries to see if you’d like to get a job from them. You may already have a great job, but you’ll need one that pays well if you want to own a house. With a position in any of these industries, that dream will appear more attainable.
You might not expect industrial jobs to pay really well, but they do, especially as you get up into executive positions. Australia has a massive mining industry, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise to you that mining jobs pay really well. Mining, oil, and engineering companies give especially good jobs.
When I say ‘desk jobs,’ I don’t mean jobs where you merely sit behind a cubicle and monitor computer activity. Rather I’m referring to jobs in the legal and banking industries, where employees do sit behind a desk lots of the time. Both of these industries do very important services and provide good jobs.
Scientists and general practitioners make really good money too. If you get a job in the scientific or medical industries, then you’ll probably make enough that you can afford a house. You’ll get tax benefits if you do own a home, and you’ll have a very interesting career if you’re a scientist or doctor.