Jobs Rated Report 2015: Ranking 200 Jobs

Jobs Rated Report 2015: Ranking 200 Jobs

Garbage Collector
180
Overall Rating:
181/200
580
Median Salary:$33,205

Collects refuse on a designated municipal route, and transports trash to disposal plants or landfill areas.

Work Environment
Very Poor
170/200
67.50
Stress
High
121/200
24.050
Projected Growth
Poor
126/200
7.05
Welder
182
Overall Rating:
182/200
586
Median Salary:$37,128

Joins or repairs metal surfaces through the application of heat.

Work Environment
Very Poor
165/200
66.30
Stress
Medium
113/200
23.280
Projected Growth
Very Poor
161/200
2.28
Dairy Farmer
183
Overall Rating:
183/200
587
Median Salary:$70,253

Directs and takes part in activities involved in the raising of cattle for milk production.

Work Environment
Very Poor
184/200
72.00
Stress
High
145/200
27.530
Projected Growth
Very Poor
197/200
-17.47
Advertising Salesperson
184
Overall Rating:
184/200
596
Median Salary:$46,348

Negotiates contracts with clients for advertising in publications and on radio and television.

Work Environment
Very Poor
171/200
68.00
Stress
High
124/200
24.480
Projected Growth
Very Poor
184/200
-2.52
Roofer
185
Overall Rating:
185/200
602
Median Salary:$36,157

Installs roofs on new buildings, performs repairs on old roofs, and re-roofs old buildings.

Work Environment
Very Poor
164/200
66.10
Stress
Very High
162/200
30.570
Projected Growth
Poor
121/200
7.57
Meter Reader
186
Overall Rating:
186/200
607
Median Salary:$36,190

Monitors public utility meters, and records volume of consumption by customers.

Work Environment
Poor
156/200
64.10
Stress
Medium
101/200
21.900
Projected Growth
Very Poor
199/200
-23.10
Police Officer
187
Overall Rating:
187/200
612
Median Salary:$56,181

Provides protection against crime, investigates criminal activity, and works with the public on crime-prevention measures.

Work Environment
Very Poor
193/200
85.10
Stress
Very High
195/200
50.810
Projected Growth
Poor
134/200
5.81
Buyer
188
Overall Rating:
188/200
613
Median Salary:$52,213

Orders merchandise and maintains inventory control for wholesale and retail sales firms.

Work Environment
Very Poor
173/200
68.40
Stress
Very High
177/200
37.130
Projected Growth
Very Poor
162/200
2.13
Flight Attendant
189
Overall Rating:
189/200
619
Median Salary:$41,131

Tends to the care, safety and comfort of passengers on commercial and corporate aircraft.

Work Environment
Fair
105/200
54.40
Stress
Very High
187/200
44.310
Projected Growth
Very Poor
192/200
-9.69
Disc Jockey
190
Overall Rating:
190/200
625
Median Salary:$29,347

Selects and plays records or tapes; comments on areas of interest to a particular radio audience.

Work Environment
Poor
129/200
59.40
Stress
High
158/200
29.470
Projected Growth
Very Poor
172/200
0.47
Mail Carrier
191
Overall Rating:
191/200
626
Median Salary:$41,068

Delivers and collects mail along prearranged rural and urban routes.

Work Environment
Very Poor
172/200
68.10
Stress
Medium
118/200
23.680
Projected Growth
Very Poor
200/200
-28.33
Firefighter
192
Overall Rating:
192/200
636
Median Salary:$45,264

Protects individuals and saves lives and property from the ravages of fire.

Work Environment
Very Poor
200/200
109.20
Stress
Very High
199/200
71.640
Projected Growth
Fair
115/200
8.64
Taxi Driver
193
Overall Rating:
193/200
638
Median Salary:$23,118

Operates a taxi cab over the streets and roads of a municipality, picking up and dropping off passengers by request.

Work Environment
Very Poor
191/200
82.40
Stress
Very High
189/200
46.180
Projected Growth
Good
68/200
13.18
Corrections Officer
194
Overall Rating:
194/200
642
Median Salary:$39,163

Supervises inmates' activities and enforces regulations in jails, prisons, and other correctional facilities.

Work Environment
Very Poor
189/200
75.30
Stress
Very High
164/200
31.630
Projected Growth
Poor
148/200
4.63
Photojournalist
195
Overall Rating:
195/200
656
Median Salary:$29,267

Photographs and/or videotapes newsworthy events for publication in newspapers and magazines.

Work Environment
Poor
123/200
58.40
Stress
Very High
193/200
48.670
Projected Growth
Very Poor
166/200
1.67
Broadcaster
196
Overall Rating:
196/200
658
Median Salary:$29,347

Prepares and delivers news and related presentations over the air on radio and television.

Work Environment
Poor
158/200
64.40
Stress
Very High
192/200
48.470
Projected Growth
Very Poor
180/200
-1.53
Cook
197
Overall Rating:
197/200
659
Median Salary:$42,208

Oversees the daily food preparation at restaurants and other places where food is served. They direct kitchen staff and handle any food-related concerns.

Work Environment
Very Poor
198/200
106.10
Stress
Very High
176/200
37.080
Projected Growth
Poor
155/200
3.08
Enlisted Military Personnel
198
Overall Rating:
198/200
687
Median Salary:$44,283

From serving food in the mess hall to fighting a battle on the front line to avoiding land mines along the path to a village, the duties a soldier carries out have very different levels of responsibility.

Work Environment
Very Poor
199/200
109.00
Stress
Very High
200/200
74.830
Projected Growth
Very Poor
164/200
1.83
Lumberjack
199
Overall Rating:
199/200
716
Median Salary:$34,100

Fells, cuts, and transports timber to be processed into lumber, paper, and other wood products.

Work Environment
Very Poor
192/200
84.70
Stress
Very High
166/200
32.000
Projected Growth
Very Poor
194/200
-13.00
Newspaper Reporter
200
Overall Rating:
200/200
737
Median Salary:$36,267

Covers newsworthy events for print publications.

Work Environment
Very Poor
196/200
86.50
Stress
Very High
198/200
69.670
Projected Growth
Very Poor
195/200
-13.33