These are the 10 most stressful jobs of 2017

TL;DR – Is your job on the list?

According to an annual report by career and jobs information company CareerCast.com, these are the 10 most stressful jobs in the U.S. right now.  Though we’re guessing it pretty much applies to other first world countries as well.

The factors considered when computing stress levels include:  Travel, Career Growth Potential, Physical Demands, Environmental Conditions, Hazards Encountered, Meeting the Public, Competition, Risk of Death or Grievous Injury, Immediate Risk of Another’s Life, Deadlines and Working in the Public Eye.

In ascending order:

10) Broadcaster

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Stress score: 47.93

Growth outlook: -9%

9) Taxi driver

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Stress score: 48.11

Growth outlook: 13%

8) Public Relations Executive

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Stress score: 49.44

Growth outlook: 7%

7) Senior Corporate Executive

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Stress score: 48.56

Growth outlook: 6%

6) Newspaper Reporter

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Stress score: 49.90

Growth outlook: -8%

5) Event Coordinator

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Stress score: 51.15

Growth outlook: 10%

4) Police Officer

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Stress score: 51.97

Growth outlook: 4%

3) Airline Pilot

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Stress score: 61.07

Growth outlook: 5%

2) Firefighter

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Stress score: 72.68

Growth outlook: 5%

1) Enlisted Military Personnel

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Stress score: 72.74

Growth outlook: 0%



Author: The Editor

Either busy trying to save the world, or poking my nose into other people's affairs.


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