These are the 10 most and least stressful jobs

Publish Date
Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 12:53PM
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Photo: Getty Images

Website CareerCast has put together a list of the most stressful, and the least stressful jobs for 2017.

The ranking system they used considers 11 different job demands that can be expected to evoke stress, including the amount of travel, the growth potential, having deadlines, working in the public eye, competitiveness, physical demands, environmental conditions, hazards, risk to one's own life, risk to the life of another and meeting the public. 

The 10 most stressful jobs of 2017 and their stress scores:

  1. Enlisted military personnel: 72.74
  2. Firefighter: 72.68
  3. Airline pilot: 60.54
  4. Police officer: 51.68
  5. Event coordinator: 51.15
  6. Newspaper reporter: 49.9
  7. Corporate executive (senior): 48.56
  8. Public relations executive: 48.5
  9. Taxi driver: 48.18
  10. Broadcaster: 47.93

 

The 10 least stressful jobs of 2017 and their stress scores:

  1. Diagnostic medical sonographer: 4
  2. Compliance officer: 5.73
  3. Hair stylist: 6.71
  4. Audiologist: 7.31
  5. University professor (tenured): 8.17
  6. Medical records technician: 8.57
  7. Jeweler: 8.95
  8. Operations research analyst: 9.02
  9. Pharmacy technician: 9.1
  10. Medical laboratory technician: 10:31