CareerCast.com has recently studied the most stressful jobs in America and ranked them based on 21 different factors that could cause stress on the job.
The study not only ranks “America’s Most Stressful Jobs in 2010″ but also looks into specific characteristics for these jobs such as unemployment rate, working hours per day,level of time pressure, and level of competition for employment.
Below is the listing of the top 10 most stressful jobs in the United States in 2010:
2. Corporate Executive
3. Taxi Driver
5. Police Officer
6. Commercial Pilot
7. Highway Patrol Officer
8. Public Relations Officer
9. Advertising Executive
10. Real Estate Agent
The fact that only one healthcare-related job (namely, surgeon) is listed among the top 10 stressful jobs is also considerable.
Open Discussion: What do you think about this ranking? Do you think any other job should be listed in the top 10 list? Do you believe that a ranking for most stressful jobs in your country would include the same jobs listed here or is there (in your opinion) any other job which is more stressful in your country?