When many of us think back to our very first job, there’s a good chance these memories revolve around tending the counters of the local bar or café to save money for weekends, hobbies, and/or holidays.
Naturally, if you’re about to step onto the job ladder for the first time, you might have already considered these options, especially if you’re not sure on what career path you want to follow.
From bar and café work, to waiting busy tables in restaurants, there are a plethora of first-time jobs out there that are ideal for those who want to start building their CV. But which role is the best for a first-time job in terms of the hourly wage?
To find out, we looked at the average hourly wage data, provided by Indeed, for the 17 most common first-time jobs and used this to organise these jobs from best to worst in terms of pay.
So, without further ado, here are the best-paying roles for those seeking a first-time job.