Stressful jobs – see if yours is on the list

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From Business Insider, we have the list of the 10 least stressful – and 10 most stressful – jobs.Stressful jobs

Is your job on either list?

No career is absolutely stress-free, but some jobs are certainly less stressful than others. Most of the time, the least stressful jobs are indoors and in a controlled environment that allows employees to focus on their responsibilities.

Job site CareerCast published a list of the least stressful jobs based on measurements of 11 specific factors across 200 occupations. The factors it considered are whether the job requires travel (the more travel, the higher the stress), growth potential (dead-end jobs tend to create more stress), strict deadlines, working in the public eye, competitiveness within the organization, physical demands, environmental conditions, putting your life at risk, hazards encountered, meeting the public, and having someone else’s life in your hands.

 Here the list of the top 10 least stressful jobs:

  1. Audiologist. Median salary: $69,720
  2. Hair stylist. Median salary: $22,700
  3. Jeweler. Median salary:$35,350
  4. University professor. Median salary: $64,290
  5. Seamstress/Tailor. Median salary: $26,280
  6. Dietitian. Median salary:$55,240
  7. Medical records technician. Median salary: $34,160
  8. Librarian. Median salary: $55,370
  9. Multimedia artist. Median salary: $61,370
  10. Drill press operator. Median salary: $35,580

CareerCast’s Most Stressful Jobs of 2014 and their median salaries:

  1. Enlisted Military; $28,840
  2. Military General;  $196,300
  3. Firefighter; $45,250
  4. Airline Pilot; $114,200
  5. Event Coordinator; $45,810
  6. Public Relations Exec; $54,170
  7. Corp. Exec (Senior); $168,140
  8. Newspaper Reporter; $35,870
  9. Police Officer;  $55,270
  10. Taxi Driver; $22,820

Written by Dennis Seid

January 8, 2014 at 8:22 am