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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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1. Biomedical Engineer
Biomedical Engineer
Best Jobs rank: 10
% who say the job is low stress: 70%

One would think developing products to detect cancer might make for a stressful environment, but many biomedical engineers embrace the fact that the tools they're creating could save a life. Although busy, these pros also enjoy a lot of downtime while bacteria incubates or enzymes react, giving them flexible schedules and the chance to focus on other responsibilities.


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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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