Last week my colleague Karsten Strauss covered the most stressful jobs, and this week I’m writing about the least stressful. CareerCast evaluated 200 professions and rated them on 11 measures of stress, such as the amount of travel required, the growth potential of the industry and job, and the physical demands of the role.
According to job site CareerCast, firefighters have the most stressful job in America, while hair stylists have the least. CareerCast based their findings on an analysis of 11 different typical job demands, such as deadlines, environmental conditions, hazards, and working in the public eye.
The 6 Least Stressful Jobs in Healthcare 1. Medical Records Technician. While surgeons and nurses may face the brunt of the stress you’ll find in various healthcare jobs, there are some fantastic positions working behind the scenes. Medical records technicians are one great example.
Being a university professor is in no way the least stressful job for 2013. In fact, 2013 is likely to be one of the worst years to be a university professor. But many pixels are being spent across the Forbes.com platform at the site of Forbes staff columnist, Susan Adams.
A new survey posted by CareerCast again ranks audiology as one of the “least stressful” jobs for 2017. This year, audiology slotted fourth among the 200 occupations reviewed, making it the third time in five years that the profession has ranked near the top of the list. Six of the ten “least stressful” careers were in health care, indicating that the relative importance of a discipline is not directly related to its lack of stress.
Being of service to customers also is the case for jewelers and tailors, which can boast of a low level of stress on the job. And while certainly different in nature, other less stressful jobs on our list include tenured university professor, medical records technician, dietician and medical laboratory technician, which all are service jobs.