Jobs Rated 2013: Ranking 200 Jobs From Best To Worst

Jobs Rated 2013: Ranking 200 Jobs From Best To Worst

Paralegal Assistant
41
Overall Rating:
41/200
385
Median Salary:$47,159

Assists attorneys in preparation of legal documents; collection of depositions and affidavits; and investigation, research and analysis of legal issues.

Work Environment
Very Good
9/200
46.00
Stress
Low
52/200
16.000
Projected Growth
Good
68/200
14.69
Dentist
42
Overall Rating:
42/200
387
Median Salary:$143,153

Examines, cleans, and repairs teeth, and diagnoses and treats diseases and abnormalities of the mouth.

Work Environment
Poor
154/200
66.00
Stress
Medium
111/200
23.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
35/200
20.63
Skincare Specialist
43
Overall Rating:
43/200
397
Median Salary:$29,183

Provides skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance.

Work Environment
Good
49/200
51.00
Stress
Medium
94/200
21.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
22/200
23.93
Industrial Machine Repairer
44
Overall Rating:
44/200
401
Median Salary:$46,126

Maintains, inspects, and repairs industrial machinery.

Work Environment
Good
56/200
52.00
Stress
Low
52/200
16.000
Projected Growth
Good
57/200
16.36
Physician (General Practice)
45
Overall Rating:
45/200
403
Median Salary:$176,061

Performs examinations, diagnoses medical conditions, and prescribes treatment for individuals suffering from injury, discomfort or disease.

Work Environment
Very Poor
190/200
79.00
Stress
High
126/200
25.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
26/200
23.71
Logistician
46
Overall Rating:
46/200
404
Median Salary:$72,147

Analyzes and coordinates an organization

Work Environment
Very Good
9/200
46.00
Stress
Very High
186/200
43.000
Projected Growth
Good
52/200
17.57
Accountant
47
Overall Rating:
47/200
405
Median Salary:$63,175

Prepares and analyzes financial reports to assist managers in business, industry and government.

Work Environment
Very Good
23/200
48.00
Stress
Low
79/200
19.000
Projected Growth
Good
74/200
13.85
Management Consultant
48
Overall Rating:
48/200
406
Median Salary:$78,223

Researches and analyzes information in order to make recommendations to managers. Their tasks may vary from client to client.

Work Environment
Fair
91/200
56.00
Stress
High
148/200
28.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
39/200
20.33
Social Worker
49
Overall Rating:
49/200
412
Median Salary:$41,169

Assists individuals, families, and groups in need of counseling and special social services.

Work Environment
Good
67/200
53.00
Stress
High
123/200
24.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
29/200
22.79
Physician Assistant
50
Overall Rating:
50/200
414
Median Salary:$89,097

Aids in the performance of essential procedures which free physicians to attend to more specialized aspects of their work.

Work Environment
Very Poor
180/200
72.00
Stress
Very High
165/200
31.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
12/200
30.07
Surgeon
51
Overall Rating:
51/200
423
Median Salary:$311,078

Diagnoses ailments and performs operations to repair, reconstruct, remove, or replace organs, limbs, and bodily systems.

Work Environment
Very Poor
195/200
88.00
Stress
High
148/200
28.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
24/200
23.88
Vocational Counselor
52
Overall Rating:
52/200
432
Median Salary:$54,172

Helps students with educational and social problems, and provides vocational guidance.

Work Environment
Good
78/200
54.00
Stress
Very Low
32/200
14.000
Projected Growth
Good
75/200
13.82
Bricklayer
53
Overall Rating:
53/200
434
Median Salary:$47,179

Erects structures such as fireplaces and walls with brick and other masonry materials.

Work Environment
Poor
144/200
65.00
Stress
Medium
87/200
20.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
28/200
22.89
Surveyor
54
Overall Rating:
54/200
437
Median Salary:$56,194

Establishes official land and aquatic boundaries, measures construction and mining sites, writes technical property descriptions for deeds and leases, and prepares maps and charts.

Work Environment
Poor
126/200
61.00
Stress
High
142/200
27.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
27/200
23.04
Nurse (Registered)
55
Overall Rating:
55/200
438
Median Salary:$66,116

Provides and coordinates patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

Work Environment
Poor
144/200
65.00
Stress
Very High
161/200
30.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
21/200
24.26
Archeologist
56
Overall Rating:
56/200
443
Median Salary:$56,181

Studies the origin, development, and behavior of human beings, past and present.

Work Environment
Good
78/200
54.00
Stress
High
137/200
26.000
Projected Growth
Good
46/200
18.91
Museum Curator
57
Overall Rating:
57/200
450
Median Salary:$49,222

Oversees collections, such as artwork and historic items, and may conduct public service activities for an institution. Prepares and restores objects and documents in museum collections and exhibits.

Work Environment
Good
67/200
53.00
Stress
Medium
94/200
21.000
Projected Growth
Good
58/200
16.32
Psychologist
58
Overall Rating:
58/200
451
Median Salary:$68,182

Studies human behavior, emotion, and mental processes, and provides counseling and therapy for individuals.

Work Environment
Fair
101/200
57.00
Stress
High
148/200
28.000
Projected Growth
Good
45/200
18.92
Glazier
59
Overall Rating:
59/200
468
Median Salary:$37,188

Installs glass in windows, skylights, storefronts, and display cases to create distinctive designs or reduce the need for artificial lighting.

Work Environment
Very Poor
180/200
72.00
Stress
Medium
111/200
23.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
9/200
34.98
Technical Writer
60
Overall Rating:
59/200
468
Median Salary:$65,168

Transforms scientific and technical information into readily understandable language.

Work Environment
Very Good
9/200
46.00
Stress
Low
70/200
18.000
Projected Growth
Fair
107/200
9.78