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3. College Professor
College Professor
Daniel Beckman is a professor at Missouri State University in Springfield.
Best Jobs rank: 3
% who say their job is low stress: 59.2%

Professors' low stress levels reflect the flexible scheduling and intellectual freedom that come with careers in academe. Add in the summer vacations, long holiday breaks and near total job security for tenured positions, and it's no wonder college professors have such high job satisfaction.

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