What are the Most Stressful Jobs in America?

Are you in one of these most stressful jobs? If so, the amount of stress that you go through is staggering to say the least.

There are 3 main stressors for a profession to qualify as a highly stressful job:

  • Work environment
  • Competition
  • Risk

This infographic from CareerCast lists the top 10 Most Stressful Jobs in America:

#10 being the most stressful.

  1. Real Estate Agent: Too much competition and if you don’t sell, you don’t eat.
  2. Advertising Executive: Having to please clients and you’re expected to produce results and come up with new and creative ideas.
  3. Public Relations Officer: Nothing like having to deal with a PR crisis especially now with the speed of social media viral postings.
  4. Highway Patrol Officer: A first responder and a high-risk profession.
  5. Commercial Pilot: You have the lives of all your passengers in your hands.
  6. Police Officer: Another first responder who never knows what they’ll encounter in a situation.
  7. Surgeon: You literally have a patient’s life in your hands.
  8. Taxi Driver: You never know who’ll you pick up and if you don’t get fares, you don’t eat.
  9. Corporate Executive: Like the ad exec, you’re expected to produce results as well manage employees.
  10. Fire Fighter: You’re running into a crisis when normal people would flee.

What are the Most Stressful Jobs in America?

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