Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Jobs Rated 2010: 20 best and 20 worst jobs of the year

CareerCast's Jobs Rated 2010 Report has made a ranking for 200 jobs from best to worst using a comprehensive analysis methodology covering the aspects of:

  • Environment
  • Income
  • Outlook
  • Stress
  • Physical Demands
The resulting 20 best jobs of 2010 are:
  • 1. Actuary ($85,229)
  • 2. Software Engineer ($85,139)
  • 3. Computer Systems Analyst ($76,162)
  • 4. Biologist ($71,279)
  • 5. Historian ($62,226)
  • 6. Mathematician ($95,161)
  • 7. Paralegal Assistant ($46,152)
  • 8. Statistician ($73,193)
  • 9. Accountant ($59,176)
  • 10. Dental Hygienist ($67,107)
  • 11. Philosopher ($60,218)
  • 12. Meteorologist ($81,226)
  • 13. Technical Writer ($62,162)
  • 14. Bank Officer ($88,217)
  • 15. Web Developer ($60,090)
  • 16. Industrial Engineer ($74,123)
  • 17. Financial Planner ($59,353)
  • 18. Aerospace Engineer ($93,133)
  • 19. Pharmacist ($106,070)
  • 20. Medical Records Technician ($31,150)
Click here to see the slideshow for The 10 Best Jobs of 2010 with their pros and cons information.

The resulting 20 worst jobs of 2010 are:
  • 1. Roustabout ($31,133)
  • 2. Lumberjack ($32,114)
  • 3. Ironworker ($32,123)
  • 4. Dairy Farmer ($32,114)
  • 5. Welder ($34,122)
  • 6. Garbage Collector ($31,183)
  • 7. Taxi Driver ($22,113)
  • 8. Construction Worker (Laborer) ($29,200)
  • 9. Meter Reader ($33,170)
  • 10. Mail Carrier ($50,041)
  • 11. Butcher ($28,150)
  • 12. Photojournalist ($28,275)
  • 13. Firefighter ($44,227)
  • 14. Sheet Metal Worker ($40,208)
  • 15. Emergency Medical Technician ($29,158)
  • 16. Stevedore ($38,182)
  • 17. Reporter (Newspaper) ($35,285)
  • 18. Sailor ($34,148)
  • 19. Machinist ($36,150)
  • 20. Choreographer ($39,272)
Click here to see the slideshow for The 10 Worst Jobs of 2010 with their pros and cons information.

The figure in the brackets above is the median income for the corresponding job.

2 comments:

koRnholio said... Reply To This Comment

ahhh luckily mine is not any... but thats not a good thing too! dammit...

btw nice blog!

www.junsern.blogspot.com

kenwooi said... Reply To This Comment

woots.. software engineering! =D

kenwooi.com

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