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

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:

Ranking Profession Median Salary Growth Outlook
1 Enlisted Military Personnel $27,936 N/A
2 Firefighter $45,970 5%
3 Airline Pilot $103,390 5%
4 Police Officer $58,630 4%
5 Event Coordinator $46,490 10%
6 Public Relations Executive $55,680 6%
7 Senior Corporate Executive $102,750 6%
8 Broadcaster $29,010 -11%
9 Newspaper Reporter $37,200 -9%
10 Taxi Driver $23,210 13%

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

Ranking Profession Median Salary Growth Outlook
1 Information Security Analyst $88,890 18%
2 Diagnostic Medical Sonographer $62,540 24%
3 Tenured University Professor $70,790 13%
4 Hair Stylist $23,200 10%
5 Medical Records Technician $35,900 15%
6 Medical Laboratory Technician $49,310 16%
7 Jeweler $36,870 -11%
8 Audiologist $73,060 29%
9 Dietitian $56,950 16%
10 Librarian $56,170 2%
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
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