Best Sims 4 Careers to Make Money Fast

One of the most important things to have in The Sims 4 is money. A lot. Luckily, if you’re wondering how to make more money in EA’s life simulator,here are different ways to earn money throughout the game. You can either wallow in Simoleons using the cheat for unlimited funds or choose different career paths to earn relatively fast payouts in a legit way.

With multiple career options in The Sims 4, some jobs can earn you more money than others in a short time. To save you from having to test them for yourself, we have compiled the best The Sims 4 careers to earn money quickly.


Gardening can be an easy career choice to earn money by The Sims 4. You can quickly harvest crops, water plants and much more.

But above all, you can plant money trees, which have their own rewards after full bloom. You can earn around $420 per hour while gardening.


Sims filming and acting in a medieval scene.

Getting acting gigs can help you make a lot of money in a short time. However, you can only earn money after being selected in an audition or being hired.

There is flexibility in your schedule once you become an actor, but you can only do two to three concerts per week. With this kind of work, you can expect to bring approximately $14,475 per week.

In writing

Sim with pink hair sitting in front of a monitor.

Writing is a very interesting career option because writing a novel usually takes around four hours in-game and its pay scale is a bit different than the others listed here.

A bestseller can make $200-800 a day for 20 days. You could write 2-3 days a week and the money will keep coming once you publish a book – and even if you stop writing. It’s a great form of passive income.


Various Sim paintings.

When you start your career as a painter, you might make less money than some of the other gigs available. However, once you have mastered your craft, you can create masterpieces worth hundreds or thousands of dollars.

There is a lot of collectors in the art gallery looking for tables of value and offering a large sum of money to buy them.

Technology Guru

Sims wearing white headphones and sports shirts sitting in front of computers.

Just as playing games and live streaming has become a lucrative career choice for many people in the real world, so too has The Sims 4. You can earn around $516 per hour.

In this career path, you can earn Simoleons by entering and winning esports tournaments, or simply by streaming games. Of course, you’ll have to build a fan base and keep them entertained constantly, but that’s okay.

And these are five of the best careers in The Sims 4 to earn money quickly without resorting to tricks. If you’d rather have infinite money and free up your days for other mundane tasks, check out our The Sims 4 cheat guide linked at the top of this guide.

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