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The most and least stressful jobs

Low Stress Jobs

Are you the type of person who cracks under pressure or crumble when you feel stressed? We all feel some sort of stress in the workplace and at different times. Generally, jobs that expect you to put your life on the line on daily basis are the most stressful. Research study by CareerCast.com revealed a quality defining many of the most stressful jobs of 2016 is that stress is virtually omnipresent, and the spikes in periods of high stress are unpredictable.

According to the research, the amount of stress individuals experience can be predicted by studying the most typical demands and crisis that are inherent in a job. The research took into consideration 11 different job demands that most workers will expect to evoke stress. These demands include the amount of travel, the growth potential, 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.

If you are the type of person who thrives under pressure and can stay cool, calm and collected in high-stress situations, then the jobs listed below are prefect for you. However, if you loath a stressful job then avoid the job listed below.

Most stressful jobs are:

  1. Enlisted military personnel
  2. Firefighter
  3. Airline pilot
  4. Police officer
  5. Event coordinator
  6. Public relations executive
  7. Senior corporate executive
  8. Broadcaster
  9. Newspaper reporter
  10. Taxi driver

Least stressful jobs are:

  1. Information security analyst
  2. Diagnostic medical sonographer
  3. Tenured university professor
  4. Hairstylist
  5. Medical records technician
  6. Medical laboratory technician
  7. Jeweler
  8. Audiologist
  9. Dietician
  10. Librarian