Carl's The Sims 3 Part Time Jobs Guide
This Sims 3 Guide was originally written for the PC and Mac versions of the game, but also will help owners of the console versions - PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii. Please remember some info or numbers may have changed.
Taking a part time job is available to any non-working Sim in the Sims 3. This is the only way a Teen or Elder can work, but any Sim in between can also take up one of these positions. They're an excellent way for Sims who pursue skills to get some extra income, or for the younger and older generations to bring in some extra income for the household.
Almost all part time jobs have similar pay, so pick the job with the hours your Sim would like to work, rather than basing the decision on money. You may also want to perform some job for role-play purposes, such as the graveyard jobs. Since they're almost all the same, I'll dispense with the tables and give you a short rundown of the various types of jobs that are available. Note that base pay figures are given, and your Sim can earn raises after level 3 if they keep their job performance up. All part time jobs have three promotion levels. Generally, working at the spa or graveyard provides the best part time jobs as they earn $8 an hour more at the second promotion.
Cash Register Specialist, Book Genre Sorter, Book Club Moderator
Taken at the Bookstore in town, this job will have your Sim working Monday through Friday from 4PM to 7PM. The pay scale goes from $30 to $50 and finally $80.
Produce Quality Assessor, Blue Light Special Designator, Shopping Music DJ
The hours and pay are identical to above. Head to the grocery store to take this job.
Burial Specialist, Overseer of the Dead, Epitaph Writer
A lot of folks wonder how to work at the graveyard, because it's not as easily accessed from the map as other part time jobs. To get a job, have your Sim head to the graveyard and click the mausoleum itself. From there, they can take a job from 6PM to 9PM with Wednesdays and Thursdays off for $33, $55 and $88.
Receptionist: Beverage Consultant, Intake Specialist, Ringer Up-er
Specialist: Clothes Folder, Fitting Room Guard, Spa Package Seller
These two can both be taken at the day spa in town. Their pay and hours are identical, but the days they work are different. Spa Specialists have Monday and Tuesday off and work from 3PM to 6PM, while Receptionists work the same hours With Tuesdays and Fridays off. The base pay goes from $33 an hour to $55 and finally $88 with promotions.
He gets paid $120 an Hour, works Mon-Fri
Just keep his/her mood up.
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