Jobs Rated 2014: Ranking 200 Jobs From Best To Worst

Jobs Rated 2014: Ranking 200 Jobs From Best To Worst

Environmental Engineer
41
Overall Rating:
42/200
269
Median Salary:$80,890

Combines engineering, soil science, biology and chemistry for solving environmental issues such as recycling practices, waste disposal, public health and water/air pollution.

Work Environment
Good
62/200
64.00
Stress
Medium
104/200
104.000
Projected Growth
Good
67/200
134.00
Logistician
42
Overall Rating:
43/200
282
Median Salary:$72,780

Analyzes and coordinates an organization’s supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. 

Work Environment
Very Good
23/200
24.00
Stress
Very High
186/200
186.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
24/200
178.00
Medical Secretary
43
Overall Rating:
44/200
285
Median Salary:$31,890

Performs secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures.

Work Environment
Very Good
13/200
13.00
Stress
Very Low
34/200
33.000
Projected Growth
Fair
82/200
117.00
Bookkeeper
44
Overall Rating:
45/200
289
Median Salary:$35,170

Maintains financial records and prepares statements of a company's income and daily operating expenses.

Work Environment
Very Good
3/200
3.00
Stress
Very Low
20/200
19.000
Projected Growth
Fair
104/200
100.00
Multimedia Artist
45
Overall Rating:
46/200
297
Median Salary:$61,370

Create animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other forms of media.

Work Environment
Good
73/200
75.00
Stress
Very Low
10/200
10.000
Projected Growth
Fair
104/200
100.00
Biologist
46
Overall Rating:
47/200
298
Median Salary:$57,710

Studies the relationship of plants and animals to their environment.

Work Environment
Very Good
39/200
40.00
Stress
Low
63/200
62.000
Projected Growth
Poor
139/200
65.00
Skincare Specialist
47
Overall Rating:
48/200
300
Median Salary:$28,640

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

Work Environment
Very Good
22/200
23.00
Stress
Medium
103/200
101.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
3/200
197.00
Orthodontist
48
Overall Rating:
49/200
302
Median Salary:$149,310

Diagnoses and corrects deviations in dental growth, development and position.

Work Environment
Poor
135/200
134.00
Stress
Medium
117/200
117.000
Projected Growth
Good
49/200
152.00
Psychiatrist
49
Overall Rating:
50/200
304
Median Salary:$178,950

Studies, diagnoses, and treats mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

Work Environment
Fair
119/200
119.00
Stress
High
149/200
150.000
Projected Growth
Very Good
33/200
169.00
Loan Officer
50
Overall Rating:
51/200
305
Median Salary:$59,820

Helps people apply for loans, applied to major purchases such as houses, automobiles or college tuition. 

Work Environment
Good
57/200
58.00
Stress
Very Low
40/200
41.000
Projected Growth
Poor
134/200
70.00
Veterinarian
51
Overall Rating:
52/200
308
Median Salary:$84,460

Administers to the care of animals through the use of preventative and diagnostic techniques.

Work Environment
Poor
151/200
151.00
Stress
Low
51/200
52.000
Projected Growth
Good
72/200
128.00
Stenographer/Court Reporter
52
Overall Rating:
53/200
314
Median Salary:$48,160

Transcribes testimony, judicial decisions, and other proceedings of a court of law.

Work Environment
Very Good
30/200
31.00
Stress
Low
77/200
75.000
Projected Growth
Fair
97/200
104.00
Conservationist
53
Overall Rating:
54/200
318
Median Salary:$59,060

Conducts research into range problems, and manages range lands to make efficient use of livestock and wildlife without destroying their habitat.

Work Environment
Good
46/200
45.00
Stress
Low
41/200
42.000
Projected Growth
Poor
158/200
44.00
Historian
54
Overall Rating:
55/200
319
Median Salary:$52,480

Analyzes and records historical information from a specific era or according to a particular area of expertise.

Work Environment
Very Good
4/200
4.00
Stress
Low
71/200
69.000
Projected Growth
Fair
104/200
100.00
Vocational Counselor
55
Overall Rating:
56/200
326
Median Salary:$53,610

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

Work Environment
Good
77/200
79.00
Stress
Low
42/200
43.000
Projected Growth
Fair
110/200
94.00
Nuclear Engineer
55
Overall Rating:
56/200
326
Median Salary:$104,270

Conducts research, designs, and monitors the operation and maintenance of nuclear reactors and power plant equipment.

Work Environment
Very Good
30/200
31.00
Stress
Very High
169/200
169.000
Projected Growth
Fair
112/200
91.00
Executive Assistant
57
Overall Rating:
58/200
328
Median Salary:$35,330

Provides high-level administrative support to executives by performing functions such as preparing reports, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.

Work Environment
Very Good
27/200
28.00
Stress
Low
47/200
48.000
Projected Growth
Fair
97/200
104.00
Industrial Engineer
58
Overall Rating:
59/200
330
Median Salary:$78,860

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

Work Environment
Good
50/200
49.00
Stress
Medium
93/200
91.000
Projected Growth
Poor
151/200
51.00
Hair Stylist
58
Overall Rating:
59/200
330
Median Salary:$22,770

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

Work Environment
Good
46/200
45.00
Stress
Very Low
2/200
2.000
Projected Growth
Fair
98/200
102.00
Industrial Machine Repairer
58
Overall Rating:
59/200
330
Median Salary:$45,840

Maintains, inspects, and repairs industrial machinery.

Work Environment
Fair
90/200
92.00
Stress
Low
58/200
57.000
Projected Growth
Good
62/200
139.00