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by Allen J. Sheinman | April 24, 2012
The list


In January,
The List noted that "event coordinator" made the grade as No. 6 in a preliminary tally of the 10 most stressful jobs in the United States as gauged by CareerCast. Now comes the online job-search portal's complete annual list of best/worst/most stressful jobs in the United States, as summarized below (for criteria and other supplementary details, go to careercast.com).

Best Jobs
Software engineer
Actuary
Human resources manager
Dental hygienist
Financial planner
Audiologist
Occupational therapist
Online advertising manager
Computer systems analyst
Mathematician

Worst Jobs
Lumberjack
Dairy farmer
Enlisted military soldier
Oil rig worker
Reporter (newspaper)
Waiter/waitress
Meter reader
Dishwasher
Butcher
Broadcaster

Most Stressful Jobs
Enlisted soldier
Firefighter
Airline pilot
Military general
Police officer
Event coordinator
Public relations executive
Corporate executive (senior)
Photojournalist
Taxi driver

Source: CareerCast