These Are The Top 10 Most And Least Stressful Jobs In The United States For 2016

enlisted military personnel

It’s no wonder that enlisted military personnel topped the CareerCast’s ranking of the most stressful jobs in the United States for 2016, second on the list, not surprisingly, is Firefighter. Information security analyst, found to be 2016’s least stressful, says the report.

To determine the most- and least-stressful jobs in the United States for 2016, CareerCast evaluated 11 stress factors: travel, deadlines, working in the public eye, competitiveness, physical demands, environmental conditions, hazards encountered, the life of oneself or others at risk, meeting and interacting with customers and/or the public, and the potential for job growth.

Top 10 list of most stressful jobs in the United States for 2016:

RankingProfessionMedian SalaryGrowth Outlook
1Enlisted Military Personnel$27,936N/A
2Firefighter$45,9705%
3Airline Pilot$103,3905%
4Police Officer$58,6304%
5Event Coordinator$46,49010%
6Public Relations Executive$55,6806%
7Senior Corporate Executive$102,7506%
8Broadcaster$29,010-11%
9Newspaper Reporter$37,200-9%
10Taxi Driver$23,21013%

And if you’re contemplating a career change, here are the 10 least stressful jobs in the United States for 2016:

RankingProfessionMedian SalaryGrowth Outlook
1Information Security Analyst$88,89018%
2Diagnostic Medical Sonographer$62,54024%
3Tenured University Professor$70,79013%
4Hair Stylist$23,20010%
5Medical Records Technician$35,90015%
6Medical Laboratory Technician$49,31016%
7Jeweler$36,870-11%
8Audiologist$73,06029%
9Dietitian$56,95016%
10Librarian$56,1702%
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