Benefit to society
Rank Job title Best Jobs rank % who think
their job makes
the world a better place
1 Anesthesiologist 68 76.5
2 Physical Therapy Director 46 63.3
3 Emergency Room Physician 25 60.0
4 Rehabilitation Services Director 74 56.7
5 Hospital Administrator 36 56.2
6 Clinical Services Director 86 54.8
7 General Surgeon 75 52.6
8 Occupational Therapist 19 50.6
9 Healthcare Services Program Director 50 50.0
10 Social Worker 71 49.5
From the November 2010 issue
Source: CNNMoney.com/PayScale.com survey of more than 40,000 workers
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  • No, I'd switch careers in a second.
  • I wish I did. I'm unemployed.
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