To get a better idea of which careers are the most stressful, CareerCast examined 200 professions to compile its latest Jobs Rated report.
CareerCast weighed 11 factors to rank the most stressful jobs: 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 or the public; and the potential for job growth.
Based on the 11 factors evaluated to determine the CareerCast’s jobs rated stress rankings, these 10 are the least stressful for workers:
Sarah Bossio says
I will remember this the next time my patient is seizing while the server goes down, I am operating on 2 hour sleep for a 24 hr period, or when I have to do a brain death study with family and CORE breathing down my neck. Its like real estate… location location location These statistics are at minimal insulting for a population of extremely hard and dedicated Techs that have become physically and mentally ill from the stress. This goes to show any person in the medical field… statistics are only as good as the amount of test subjects involved. This study is complete bs and the person who conducted the study needs to reevaluate the EEG aspect considering deadlines, safety (combative patient anyone?), interactions, and job growth. Call Presbyterian Hospital of Pgh, Children’s Hospital of Pgh, and even Cleveland Clinic of Ohio to get more in depth results.