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Many people will dream about owning a supercar, but for most, it will not be a realistic goal due to the astronomical cost of these vehicles. To examine what job one might need to afford one of these motors, Vehicle Contracts conducted a study based on TikTok user @itsdanielmac’s videos, in which he asks what supercar owners do for a living.

The study has revealed the most common occupation out of 155 of supercar owners. The price of these motors averaged at £204,736.

According to the study, a job in property is the most likely way you will be able to own a supercar.

“With an average car price of £202,180, an occupation in property is definitely one to consider for those looking to earn megabucks.

“With the most expensive car on the list priced at £1.65million, you’ll definitely want to be following in that millionaire’s footsteps with a job in real estate to get your hands on your very own Bugatti Chiron.”

24 percent of those interviewed by Daniel Mac working in real estate own either a McLaren or Ferrari and 14 percent own a Lamborghini.

One of those property workers who owns a £144,000 Ferrari California gave some advice for those looking for a lifestyle like his:

“Work in a business that you can learn enough to start your own business,” they said.

Starting one’s own company or working in technology are the joint-second most popular ways to make enough cash to splash out on the likes of a Lamborghini, McLaren, or Bentley.

“With the average cost of the car for those interviewed working in technology at £161,950, it could well be the industry to consider going into.”

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These occupations could allow you to afford a supercar (Image: Vehicle Contracts)

54 percent of those working in technology explained they worked specifically in internet technology or cybersecurity.

The most popular car brand for those working in technology is a McLaren with over 23 percent driving one.

The average cost of a car for those entrepreneurs interviewed is £5,295 less than those working in technology at £156,655.

Vehicle Contracts found that 31 percent of those entrepreneurs surveyed by Daniel drive a Lamborghini.

In third position are those working in sales, healthcare and social media. Workers in healthcare have the highest average car price out of the three at £231,951.

Those in sales follow this with an average of £159,905 and then social media at £154,244.

The most popular cars in these industries were a Lamborghini for those working in sales, a McLaren for people in the healthcare sector and a Ferrari for those who work in social media, with each car being owned by 27 percent of people in their respective field.

With an average car price of £425,240, those working in music lead the way when it comes to the price of their supercars.

English record producer, Michael Blakey, has a net worth of £43million and owns a Ferrari F12 Novitec N-Largo worth £529,200.

Another interviewee of Daniel’s owns a £2.16million Bugatti Chiron – the world’s fastest car.

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See a full breakdown of the results below:

Industry – Total – Percentage

Property – 21 – 12.70 percent

Entrepreneur – 13 – 7.90 percent

Technology – 13 – 7.90 percent

Sales – 11 – 6.70 percent

Healthcare – 11 – 6.70 percent

Social Media – 11 – 6.70 percent

Sports – 10 – 6.10 percent

Stocks – 10 – 6.10 percent

Music – 9 – 5.50 percent

Rich list

The richest people in the UK (Image: Express)

Finance – 8 – 4.30 percent

Inheritance – 7 – 4.30 percent

Automotive – 6 – 3.6 percent

Law – 4 – 2.40 percent

Aviation – 4 – 2.40 percent

Adult Entertainment – 3 – 1.80 percent

Film – 3 – 1.80 percent

Insurance – 3 – 1.80 percent

Animal – 2 – 1.20 percent

Engineer – 2 – 1.20 percent

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These supercars are among the most expensive in the world. (Image: Vehicle Contracts)

Design – 2 – 1.20 percent

Trade – 2 – 1.20 percent

Food – 2 – 1.20 percent

Journalism – 1 – 0.60 percent

Fashion – 1 – 0.60 percent

Comedy – 1 – 0.60 percent

Government – 1 – 0.60 percent

Consultant – 1 – 0.60 percent

Junkyard – 1 – 0.60 percent

Education – 1 – 0.60 percent

Steel – 1 – 0.60 percent

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