(MONEY.CNN) — When Noel Molina smells trash, he smells money. Lots of it. Molina and his co-worker, Tony Sankar, have been picking trash together for a decade in New York City.
They've seen, and smelled, it all. Stale fish, footlong rats, dead pigs and cows. Countless drunks have heckled them. And yes, one time Sankar saw a human leg in a dumpster.
They work the graveyard shift -- 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. -- rain or shine, ice cold or burning hot. And yet, they love their job. Part of the reason is they get paid well for their hard work.
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