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This is a list of careers and their salaries in Virtual Families and Virtual Families 2. Each career goes from Beginner to Master. Salaries depend on career, as some get higher pay.

NOTE: This list is incomplete, so we'll need your help with the correct names of careers, their salaries. and workplace (Office, Kitchen, Workshop). Please correct any wrong information and replace it with the correct information. In addition, verify that it is a valid career by looking at various sources such as fan compilation on the LDW forums or the Google spreadsheet on JayIsGames.

NOTE 2: Some careers are available ONLY in VF1. Some others are only available in VF2.

Salary Guide

Most careers in Virtual Families 1 and 2 are influenced by a salary curve, which reflects how much your little person earns as they progress in their career. There are seven main pay scales (listed here from lowest to highest starting salary) that are used for these careers:

Level 1

(Beginner)

Level 2

(Novice)

Level 3

(Apprentice)

Level 4

(Licensed)

Level 5

(Practiced)

Level 6

(Accomplished)

Level 7

(Exceptional)

Level 8

(Master)

15 30 54 108 174 270 450 690
36 54 81 120 159 240 450 510
45 54 66 81 99 120 150 210
45 60 75 90 120 165 210 270
60 75 90 114 144 180 225 285
90 105 129 144 168 195 234 300
105 135 174 204 240 282 345 420

Note that two salary curves start at 45, so while you may not be able to tell while you are having a child inherit the house/looking for a spouse, refer to the table below for a list of starting and ending salaries for each career.

Exceptions

However, there are exceptions to the general salary curves. Here is a full list of careers that are not influenced by the main pay scales:

Career(s) Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8
Non-Fiction Writer 36 45 57 72 87 165 225 390
Cocktail Inventor 42 54 66 90 105 126 240 330
Poet 45 54 66 81 99 120 360 510
Telemarketer 54 66 75 96 120 165 210 240
Wood Sculptor, Fiction Writer 60 75 90 114 144 180 225 390
Day Trader 105 60 84 165 120 96 510 240

Full list

Career Starting Salary Ending Salary Location
Accountant 60 285 Office
Architect 90 300 Office
Art Critic 60 285 Office
Artist 60 285 Office
Basket Maker 45 270 Workshop
BBQ Sauce Creator 15 690 Kitchen
Board Game Designer 90 300 Workshop
Book Reviewer 60 285 Office
Box Maker 45 210 Workshop
Butcher 60 285 Kitchen
Cake Designer 90 300 Kitchen
Camera Repairer 90 300 Workshop
Candle Maker 90 300 Workshop
Candy Designer 90 300 Kitchen
Caterer 90 300 Kitchen
Census Taker 45 210 Office
Chair Maker 60 285 Workshop
Chewing Gum Designer 15 690 Kitchen
Cocktail Inventor* 42 330 Kitchen
Coffee Blender 60 285 Kitchen
Coffee Critic 45 270 Kitchen
Comic Collector 15 690 Office
Composer 60 285 Office
Cosmetics Designer 15 690 Workshop
Cupcake Designer 15 690 Kitchen
Day Trader* 105 240 Office
Dental Tool Maker 105 420 Workshop
Denture Maker 60 285 Workshop
Digital Photo Editor 60 285 Office
Domain Name Seller 45 270 Office
Doughnut Decorator 60 285 Kitchen
Dress Designer 105 420 Workshop
Dress Maker 60 285 Workshop
Dry Fruit Packager 60 285 Kitchen
Engineer 90 300 Office
English Tutor 45 210 Office
Envelope Stuffer 45 210 Office
Essay Writer 45 210 Office
Eyeglass Repairer 90 300 Workshop
Fairy Tale Writer 60 285 Office
Fiction Writer* 60 390 Office
Film Critic 45 210 Office
Film Processer 45 210 Workshop
Fish Cleaner 45 210 Kitchen
Food Critic 60 285 Kitchen
Food Photographer 90 300 Kitchen
Food Sculptor 60 285 Kitchen
Fresh Pasta Maker 60 285 Kitchen
Fruit Examiner 60 285 Kitchen
Glue Mixer 45 210 Workshop
Graphic Designer 90 300 Office
Hacker 45 270 Office
History Tutor 45 210 Office
Inventor 45 270 Workshop
Jerky Maker 60 285 Kitchen
Jewelry Cleaner 60 285 Workshop
Jewelry Maker 15 690 Workshop
Jewelry Smelter 105 420 Workshop
Journalist 45 270 Office
Ketchup Bottler 45 210 Kitchen
Key Maker 45 210 Workshop
Knife Sharpener 45 210 Workshop
Lawyer 90 300 Workshop
Lens Crafter 90 300 Workshop
Lobbyist 105 420 Office
Lyricist 45 270 Office
Magazine Editor 60 285 Office
Mail-Order Baker 60 285 Kitchen
Mail-Order Butcher 60 285 Kitchen
Marketing Agent 90 300 Office
Math Tutor 45 210 Office
Meat Grader 90 300 Kitchen
Model Builder 60 285 Workshop
Music Critic 60 285 Office
Mustard Bottler 60 285 Kitchen
Nonfiction Writer* 36 390 Office
Nut Processor 45 210 Kitchen
Online Gold Farmer 45 210 Office
Online Poker Pro 75 240 Office
Online Security 105 420 Office
Online Store Operator 15 690 Office
Paralegal 60 285 Office
Pastry Designer 90 300 Kitchen
Pen Designer 15 690 Workshop
Personal Cook 105 420 Kitchen
Pesto Sauce Creator 15 690 Kitchen
Phone Repairer 90 300 Workshop
Pickler 60 285 Kitchen
Picture Framer 60 285 Workshop
Poet* 45 510 Office
Programmer 105 420 Office
Publicist 45 270 Office
Puzzle Maker 60 285 Workshop
QA Engineer 90 300 Office
Recipe Inventor 15 690 Kitchen
Recruiter 90 300 Office
Rocket Scientist 90 300 Office
Salad Packager 45 210 Kitchen
Sauce Designer 90 300 Kitchen
Screenplay Writer 36 510 Office
Shoe Maker 15 690 Workshop
Shoe Repairer 45 210 Workshop
Silverware Polisher 60 285 Workshop
Soap Inventor 15 690 Workshop
Soup Inventor 60 285 Kitchen
Soup Taster 45 210 Kitchen
Spammer 60 285 Office
Spice Mixer 90 300 Kitchen
Statistician 60 285 Office
Sustainability Consultant 90 300 Office
Talent Agent 15 690 Office
Tech Consultant 45 270 Office
Technical Writer 90 300 Office
Telemarketer* 54 240 Office
Toaster Repairer 45 210 Workshop
Tool Maker 60 285 Workshop
Toy Collector 90 300 Office
Toy Maker 60 285 Workshop
Trail Mix Creator 60 285 Kitchen
Translator 90 300 Office
Travel Agent 60 285 Office
Travel Writer 60 285 Office
Truffle Critic 105 420 Kitchen
Video Editor 60 285 Office
Video Game Designer 15 690 Office
Video Game Reviewer 60 285 Office
Vitamin Inventor 15 690 Kitchen
Watch Fixer 90 300 Workshop
Web Designer 90 300 Office
Wine Critic 60 285 Kitchen
Wood Sculptor* 60 390 Workshop

(Careers with an asterisk [*] denote pay scales different than that of the main seven.)

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