Low stress
Rank Job title Best Jobs rank % who say their job
is low stress
1 Biomedical Engineer 10 70.0
2 Transportation Engineer 51 69.0
3 Statistician 64 64.0
4 Web Developer 67 57.7
5 Geographic Information Systems Analyst 97 55.6
6 Technical Writer 88 54.9
7 Test Software Development Engineer 30 54.2
8 Marketing Consultant 61 53.5
9 Civil Engineer 6 53.3
10 Optometrist 56 53.1
From the November 2010 issue
Source: CNNMoney.com/PayScale.com survey of more than 40,000 workers
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Do you love your job?
  • Yes, it's interesting and pays well.
  • Not really, but I'm glad I've got a job.
  • No, I'd switch careers in a second.
  • I wish I did. I'm unemployed.
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