What are the MOST and LEAST stressful jobs?


By web gangsta | Published:

How stressful is your job?

Sure, there’s pressure to do the best you can at your current position, and maybe you are responsible for guiding others to be better themselves, but in the real world — how much of the stress you feel is self-imposed versus stress that is a natural component of the job you’re doing?

Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure's On
Success Under Stress:
Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On

Career website CAREERCAST has published their annual list of the MOST STRESSFUL JOBS and the LEAST STRESSFUL JOBS for the year.  Let’s take a look, and see who is really pulling their weight in making the world a better place, and who is just moseying along until retirement:

MOST STRESSFUL JOBS

  • Enlisted military personnel
  • Military general
  • Firefighter
  • Airline pilot
  • Event coordinator
  • Public relations executive
  • Senior corporate executive
  • Newspaper reporter
  • Police officer
  • Taxi driver

LEAST STRESSFUL JOBS

  • Audiologist
  • Hair stylist
  • Jeweler
  • Tenured university professor
  • Seamstress/tailor
  • Dietitian
  • Medical records technician
  • Librarian
  • Multimedia artist
  • Drill press operator

So on a scale from 1 to 10, how stressful is YOUR job?  Leave your ranking and the general job title for what you do in the comments below…