[Top 15] The Sims 4 Best Career Mods That Are Fun

The Sims 4 Career Options
The Sims 4 Career Options

The careers available in The Sims 4 base game are fine to begin with, but once you’ve been playing for a while, they are less than extensive. If you have been finding the career options a little boring, these mods are perfect for you! Here are my top 15 favorite career mods to add some variation into your game.


15. Mortician Career

If you like things on the spooky side, this career is for you! Your sim can progress up to level 10 by building logic and charisma skills. This career even comes with 16 custom chance cards, made by creator MarlynSims.

The pay is great for this career and is perfect for a sim who is a little spooky.

Why Mortician Career is fun: 

  • Spooky
  • 16 custom chance cards
  • Build charisma and logic skills
  • Decent pay
  • Progress up to level 10 to earn §1000 per day while only working three days a week

Get the mod here: https://modthesims.info/d/632007/sims-4-mortician-career-with-custom-chance-cards.html


14. Cosmetology Career

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This career by ItsKatato is super fun! Your sim will be able to choose from three different cosmetology branches – hairstylist, esthetician, and nail technician. Eventually, your sim will become the owner of a salon.

If you love giving people makeovers, this mod is for you. It is an active career mod that is great fun and is different from all other career options in the base game. This mod does require Island Living, Get Famous, or Get To Work.

Why Cosmetology Career is fun: 

  • Three different branches
  • Become the owner of a salon
  • Earn great money
  • Great with expansion packs
  • Earn fame (get famous)
  • Give makeovers

Get the mod here: https://www.itskatatomods.com/post/shear-brilliance-active-cosmetology-mod


13. Real Estate Career

With this career by KiaraSims4Mods, you’ll start off as a receptionist and work your way up until you own your own real estate agency. This mod requires the Get Famous pack. You’ll need to work on your charisma and list properties for sale to advance through the levels.

Sims with a degree in university will jump to level 4! This career is great fun and allows you to list properties for sale and help sims find their perfect home.

Why Real Estate Career is fun: 

  • 10 levels to progress through
  • Work on charisma skill
  • List properties for sale
  • Make good money

Get the mod here: https://kiarasims4mods.net/2020/07/19/real-estate-career/


12. Interactive Daycare Career

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If you were a Sims 3 fan, you might remember the daycare profession. This mod is an interactive career that gives you a new version of that! To make the career work, you select work from home. You then select a custom social event called ‘Run Daycare’ which will spawn 2-5 toddlers from your save, and you’ll then need to take care of them.

The creator, ItsKatato, has made a daycare venue so you can actively go to work! You can also change any existing lot to a daycare venue. There are 5 levels to progress through. You get paid §120 per day per child, plus a weekly stipend depending on your level. This mod requires a couple of other mods, as well as Get-To-Work and the Toddler Stuff pack.

Why Interactive Daycare Career is fun: 

  • Active Career, very interactive
  • Excellent money
  • New venue type
  • Very fun to look after toddlers

Get the mod here: https://www.itskatatomods.com/post/tumbling-tots-co-active-daycare-career


11.  Pharmacist Career

If your sim wants to heal and take care of others, this career by xTheLittleCreator is perfect! It begins in an unpaid position (yikes!), but you’ll soon become a paid intern. Once you progress up to level 10, you can earn §400 per hour while only working three days a week!

This super realistic career is fun for all scientists out there.

Why Pharmacist Career is fun: 

  • Earn lots of money
  • Be a scientist
  • Work hard to increase level
  • New skill (herbalism)
  • Increase charisma, logic, and herbalism skill

Get the mod here: https://modthesims.info/download.php?t=616907


10.  Accounting Career

This stable career can make you a hefty sum of simoleons. There are 10 levels available, ranging from Bookkeeper to Finance Minister. You’ll give advice, audit accounts, and provide trustworthy information about financial records. 

Why Accounting Career is fun: 

  • Increase logic skills, and others
  • Network with other sims
  • Earn great money 

Get the mod here: https://maxismatchccworld.tumblr.com/post/612557286137839616/accounting-career-this-is-a-revisited-ts2-mod


9.  Tattoo Artist Career

This fun career comes with 10 levels. Once you reach the top level, you’ll earn around §4000 simoleons a day! This career comes with 35 custom chance cards, 135 chance card outcomes and 135 buffs. Overall, this is a super fun career for the budding artist. 

Why Tattoo Artist Career is fun: 

  • Very fun
  • 10 levels
  • Increase a range of skills
  • Lots of chance cards and buffs
  • Excellent money

Get the mod here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/sims-4-tattoo-39928861


8.  Model Career

With this mod comes a ton of branches and work from home tasks. You can earn lots of money, as well as increasing skills (charisma and fitness) and fame. This mod requires the Get Famous pack.

This career is semi-active and great fun. Put your sim’s good looks to work!

Why Model Career is fun: 

  • Increase fame
  • Increase charisma and fitness skills
  • Lots of branches
  • Lots of work from home tasks
  • Earn lots of money

Get the mod here: https://kiarasims4mods.net/2021/02/12/model-career/


7.  Psychology Career

This in-depth career mod has lots of branches and specialties. If you have a degree in psychology, you can jump levels and get a starting bonus. You only need logic and charisma skills, and you can earn good money!

Why Psychology Career is fun: 

  • Lots of branches and specialties
  • Jump levels with a degree
  • Earn good money
  • Increase logic and charisma skills

Get the mod here: https://www.itskatatomods.com/post/psychology-career


6.  Plastic Surgeon Career

This great career by MarlynSims is super fun! It comes with 35 custom chance cards, custom buffs, 39 custom interactions, and 2 career branches. It is base game compatible and has 4 different levels before you decide on which branch to move into.

The two available branches are aesthetic surgery (cosmetic) or reconstructive surgery. Each promotion comes with large promotion bonuses and great pay.

Why Plastic Surgeon Career is fun: 

  • Two branches
  • Earn good money
  • Lots of custom cards, buffs, and interactions
  • Great bonuses

Get the mod here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/sims-4-plastic-41572652


5.  Online Therapist

This is another career by MarlynSims and it’s incredibly detailed! The city living expansion is required. This career is semi-active, meaning your sims can work from home and complete tasks. They receive §220 Simoleons per task and will receive 4 tasks per day.

Tasks include advertise therapy services, complete a therapy session, diagnose a client, post personal mantra, respond to client emails, and more. This mod comes with 374 new interactions and also a new skill – the therapy skill! The therapist can even diagnose sims with 23 different mental disorders, as well as provide therapy sessions to clients with 37 different focuses.

Why Online Therapist Career is fun: 

  • Semi-active (complete tasks to earn money)
  • Earn good money and receive promotions
  • 374 new interactions
  • New therapy skill
  • Diagnose sims with 23 different mental disorders
  • Client sessions with 37 different focuses

Get the mod here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/sims-4-online-36998525


4.  Storytelling Career Mega Pack

This pack by ItsKatato is full of great, single-level careers. This is great for those sims who you don’t want to put too much time into. This pack has many different careers to add into your story. Enjoy!

Why Storytelling Career Mega Pack is fun: 

  • Many different careers
  • Single-level, so easy
  • Great for storytelling

Get the mod here: https://www.itskatatomods.com/post/storytelling-career-mega-pack 


3.  Youtuber

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This career adds 4 different career paths – gamer, DIY, MUA, or vlogger. They all have varying levels, money, and workdays. Your sim will start off struggling but will soon become a YouTube sensation! This career is incredibly modern and creative.

Why Youtuber Career is fun: 

  • 4 branches
  • Varying levels, money, and workdays
  • Become a YouTube sensation
  • Make good money

Get the mod here: https://thesimscatalog.com/sims4/downloads/game-mods/careers/youtuber-career/


2.  Singer

If your sim has the voice of an angel, this is the career for them! With 10 levels to progress through, this career starts off difficult until you become a global star! It definitely makes the game feel more complete.

Why Singer Career is fun: 

  • Make good money
  • Fun
  • Increase singing skill
  • Become a global star!

Get the mod here: https://thesimscatalog.com/sims4/downloads/game-mods/careers/singer-career/


1.  Ultimate Nursing Career

This career mod by ItsKatato introduces several different branches once you hit level 4, including ICU Nurse, Pediatric Nurse, Labor and Delivery Nurse, Neonatal Nurse, ER Nurse, Geriatric Nurse, and Operating Room Nurse.

With so many different branches, this mod is a must-have for aspiring nurses.

Why Ultimate Nursing Career is fun: 

  • Many different branches to go into (7 nursing specialties and several graduate careers in each branch)
  • Very good pay at high levels
  • 3 12-hour shifts a week
  • Only skills needed are logic and charisma
  • Base game compatible, with other options (university edition which requires the University pack)

Get the mod here: https://www.itskatatomods.com/post/ultimate-nursing-career


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