Since The Sims 4 is a life simulator you’re going to want your characters to have a career while you’re playing but getting promotions can take time. Thankfully, there are so many sims 4 career cheats that you can use to skip past the boring parts of careers and make more money.
When you pair these career cheats with skill cheats you can get your sims earning so much money, having a fun time and being able to raise their families with ease.
This page is currently updated up to The Sims 4: High School Years!
How to Enable Cheats
Before we get started with any of our cheat guides, we like to make sure you know how to properly open up the cheat dialogue box and use the cheat code that will allow all other cheats to work.
To open the cheat box, you need to hit ctrl + shift + c on your keyboard. Important Note: Mac users hit command not control! Once you see the white bar at the top which is the cheat dialogue box, type in testingcheats true which will allow all other cheats to start working and most won’t work if you don’t first use this cheat!
Promotion Sims 4 Career Cheats
There are so many careers in the game for you to play through and sometimes you just want to give your sim’s an easy promotion and these sims 4 career cheats are perfect for that.
These are super simple to use, just enable cheat codes then go ahead and type these into the cheat box and hit enter and you’ll instantly get a promotion without needing to gain the skills.
|Career Name||Cheat Code|
|Civil Designer||Careers.Promote CivilDesigner|
|Interior Decorator||careers.promote deco|
|Secret Agent||careers.promote SecretAgent|
|Social Media||careers.promote SocialMedia|
|Style Influencer||careers.promote Influencer|
|Tech Guru||careers.promote TechGuru|
Demotion Sims 4 Career Cheats
Of course not all gameplay is sunshine and rainbows, you may want to have your sims get lower in their career instead of getting promoted. These are the exact same cheat codes but instead of the word promote you swap it out with the word demote and it will work just the same way.
|Career Name||Cheat Code|
|Civil Designer||Careers.demote CivilDesigner|
|Interior Decorator||careers.demote deco|
|Secret Agent||careers.demote SecretAgent|
|Social Media||careers.demote SocialMedia|
|Style Influencer||careers.demote Influencer|
|Tech Guru||careers.demote TechGuru|
Part-Time Job Cheat Codes
If you want your sims to earn a good income but don’t feel like giving them a full-time career, you may choose to go with a part-time job instead. These are jobs where your sims are going to work a few hours a day instead of an eight to ten hour shift, allowing them to have more time for hobbies and family.
You can even have more than one part time job in The Sims 4 now which is so much fun and so chaotic. These cheat codes are going to let you promote your sim’s to the next level in these part-time jobs which will help you earn more money.
|Part-Time Job||Cheat Code|
|Fast Food Employee||careers.promote PartTime_FastFood|
|Manual Laborer||careers.promote PartTime_Manual|
|Retail Employee||careers.promote PartTime_Retail|
|Video Game Streamer (Teens)||careers.promote teen_streamersidehustle|
|Video Game Streamer (Adult)||careers.promote parttime_streamersidehustle|
|Simfluencer (Teens)||careers.promote teen_simsfluencersidehustle|
|Simfluencer (Adult)||careers.promote parttime_simsfluencersidehustle|
With these part-time jobs you can also go ahead and demote your sims to push them backwards in their career. This works with the exact same cheat codes but you just change the word promote to demote.
|Part-Time Job||Cheat Code|
|Fast Food Employee||careers.demote PartTime_FastFood|
|Manual Laborer||careers.demote PartTime_Manual|
|Retail Employee||careers.demote PartTime_Retail|
|Video Game Streamer (Teens)||careers.demote teen_streamersidehustle|
|Video Game Streamer (Adult)||careers.demote parttime_streamersidehustle|
|Simfluencer (Teens)||careers.demote teen_simsfluencersidehustle|
|Simfluencer (Adult)||careers.demote parttime_simsfluencersidehustle|
School Related Sims 4 Career Cheats
There are two age groups who are going to be spending all of their time in school instead of getting a job, and you can cheat their experiences in grade school and high school as well. You can use these promotion and demotion cheats for both children and teenagers.
|Promote in Grade School||careers.promote gradeschool|
|Promote in High School||careers.promote highschool|
|Demote in Grade School||careers.demote gradeschool|
|Demote in High School||careers.demote highschool|
After School Activity Cheats
|After School Activity Type||Cheat Code|
|Drama Club (Seasons)||careers.promote dramaclub|
|E-Sports Competitor (Discover University)||careers.promote career_Volunteer_E-Sports|
|Soccer Team Player (Discover University)||careers.promote careers_Volunteer_SoccerTeam|
|Cheer Team (High School Years)||careers.promote hsteam_cheerteam|
|Chess Team (High School Years)||careers.promote hsteam_chessteam|
|Computer Team (High School Years)||careers.promote hsteam_computerteam|
|Football Team (High School Years)||careers.promote hsteam_footballteam|
How to Unlock Career Reward Objects
There are a number of items in game that you have to get to a certain level of a career to be able to unlock, thankfully, there is a way for you to unlock the career reward objects in The Sims 4!
All you need to do is hit ctrl + shift + c on your keyboard and type in testingcheats true into the cheat dialogue box that pops up at the top of the screen.
Then you may need to use the buy debug cheat as well just to ensure that these items appear, so I always just do it anyway. Type bb.showhiddenobjects into the cheat box. Then type bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlement to unlock all of the career reward objects!
Final Thoughts on Sims 4 Career Cheats
There are so many incredible cheat codes for you to play with in the game and these sims 4 career cheats are going to be so useful. Career cheats are amazing because it can truly give yourself a head start and get you through parts of careers that are super boring. Use these to earn more money, get better rewards and just have more fun. Happy Playing!