10 least stressful jobs

Feeling overworked and overwhelmed? Maybe it's time for a career change to one of these 10 fields from Money and PayScale.com's list of America's best jobs.

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5. Geographic Information Systems Analyst
Geographic Information Systems Analyst
Best Jobs rank: 97
% who say the job is low stress: 55.6%

In emergencies, geographical analysts can experience a lot of stress. After all, tracking where an oil spill will spread could be one of their responsibilities. But that's out of the ordinary. A more typical -- and lower-stress -- assignment might be suggesting ideal locations for stores or forecasting flood zones. The challenging environment allows for creative release, plus there's decent job security.



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Last updated October 11 2010: 7:50 AM ET
Source: CNNMoney.com/PayScale.com survey of more than 40,000 workers
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