Jobs Rated 2013: Ranking 200 Jobs From Best To Worst

Jobs Rated 2013: Ranking 200 Jobs From Best To Worst

Online Sales Manager
81
Overall Rating:
81/200
549
Median Salary:$88,249

Directs online organizations' sales teams. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for the organization

Work Environment
Fair
113/200
59.00
Stress
Medium
94/200
21.000
Projected Growth
Fair
103/200
10.59
Mechanical Engineer
82
Overall Rating:
82/200
554
Median Salary:$79,135

Develops mechanical products and coordinates the operation and repair of power-using and power-producing machinery.

Work Environment
Good
45/200
50.00
Stress
Medium
103/200
22.000
Projected Growth
Poor
123/200
7.45
Hair Stylist
83
Overall Rating:
83/200
556
Median Salary:$23,141

Shampoos, trims, cuts, and styles hair according to the desires of customers.

Work Environment
Good
67/200
53.00
Stress
Very Low
7/200
10.000
Projected Growth
Fair
98/200
11.51
Communications Equipment Mechanic
84
Overall Rating:
84/200
559
Median Salary:$54,139

Installs, repairs and maintains residential and commercial phone systems.

Work Environment
Fair
91/200
56.00
Stress
High
123/200
24.000
Projected Growth
Fair
85/200
12.49
Tax Examiner/Collector
85
Overall Rating:
85/200
560
Median Salary:$50,210

Determines tax liability and collects taxes from individuals or businesses.

Work Environment
Good
45/200
50.00
Stress
Low
63/200
17.000
Projected Growth
Fair
117/200
8.20
Receptionist
86
Overall Rating:
86/200
565
Median Salary:$26,111

Greets visitors to offices, answers questions, and refers customers to appropriate staff.

Work Environment
Fair
91/200
56.00
Stress
Medium
111/200
23.000
Projected Growth
Good
59/200
16.21
Sewage Plant Operator
87
Overall Rating:
87/200
569
Median Salary:$25,160

Monitors and controls processes and equipment to remove harmful waste materials from sewage.

Work Environment
Good
67/200
53.00
Stress
Low
63/200
17.000
Projected Growth
Fair
82/200
12.70
Librarian
88
Overall Rating:
88/200
571
Median Salary:$55,158

Selects and organizes materials to make information available to the public.

Work Environment
Very Good
35/200
49.00
Stress
Very Low
7/200
10.000
Projected Growth
Poor
147/200
3.68
Industrial Designer
89
Overall Rating:
89/200
572
Median Salary:$61,174

Designs and develops manufactured products.

Work Environment
Very Good
16/200
47.00
Stress
High
123/200
24.000
Projected Growth
Fair
119/200
7.84
School Principal
90
Overall Rating:
90/200
574
Median Salary:$87,119

Supervises the educational curricula and day-to-day activities in elementary and secondary schools, as well as colleges and universities.

Work Environment
Good
67/200
53.00
Stress
High
126/200
25.000
Projected Growth
Fair
115/200
8.29
Zoologist
91
Overall Rating:
91/200
575
Median Salary:$57,161

Studies the behavior, life processes, origins, and diseases of animals.

Work Environment
Very Good
23/200
48.00
Stress
Low
79/200
19.000
Projected Growth
Poor
130/200
5.71
Anthropologist
92
Overall Rating:
91/200
575
Median Salary:$56,181

Studies the social customs, language, and physical attributes of people throughout the world.

Work Environment
Good
78/200
54.00
Stress
High
137/200
26.000
Projected Growth
Fair
92/200
11.91
Elementary School Teacher
93
Overall Rating:
93/200
580
Median Salary:$53,131

Introduces children to the basics of mathematics, language, science, and social studies, and assists other aspects of child development.

Work Environment
Fair
101/200
57.00
Stress
High
142/200
27.000
Projected Growth
Good
79/200
13.41
Construction/Building Inspector
94
Overall Rating:
93/200
580
Median Salary:$53,159

Ensures that new construction, changes, or repairs comply with local and national building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications.

Work Environment
Fair
86/200
55.00
Stress
High
142/200
27.000
Projected Growth
Fair
83/200
12.69
Pest Control Worker
95
Overall Rating:
95/200
583
Median Salary:$30,135

Controls, manages, or removes unwanted creatures, such as roaches, rats, ants, termites, and bedbugs, that infest buildings and surrounding areas.

Work Environment
Very Poor
176/200
71.00
Stress
High
137/200
26.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
32/200
22.45
Emergency Medical Technician
96
Overall Rating:
96/200
590
Median Salary:$31,165

Attends to situations which demand immediate medical attention, such as automobile accidents, heart attacks, and gunshot wounds.

Work Environment
Very Poor
195/200
88.00
Stress
Very High
180/200
39.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
15/200
28.75
Industrial Engineer
97
Overall Rating:
97/200
597
Median Salary:$77,130

Plans for optimum use of facilities and personnel to improve industrial efficiency.

Work Environment
Very Good
23/200
48.00
Stress
Medium
87/200
20.000
Projected Growth
Poor
142/200
4.40
Electrical Engineer
98
Overall Rating:
98/200
600
Median Salary:$86,140

Conducts research and plans and directs design, testing, and manufacture of electrical equipment.

Work Environment
Very Good
23/200
48.00
Stress
Medium
111/200
23.000
Projected Growth
Poor
140/200
4.50
Nurse (Licensed Practical)
99
Overall Rating:
99/200
601
Median Salary:$41,084

Assists doctors and registered nurses in the care of physically or mentally ill patients.

Work Environment
Poor
156/200
67.00
Stress
High
126/200
25.000
Projected Growth
Good
61/200
15.94
Aerospace Engineer
100
Overall Rating:
100/200
605
Median Salary:$102,128

Designs, develops, and tests new technologies concerned with the manufacture of commercial and military aircraft and spacecraft.

Work Environment
Very Good
9/200
46.00
Stress
Medium
87/200
20.000
Projected Growth
Very Poor
161/200
2.38