Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Market Research Analyst
101
Overall Rating:
101/199
407
Median Salary:$61,355

Studies market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service; helps companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.

Work Environment
Poor
135/199
60.00
Stress
Very High
165/199
33.550
Projected Growth
Very Good
23/199
20.20
Tax Examiner
103
Overall Rating:
102/199
410
Median Salary:$51,303

Ensures that federal, state, and local governments get their tax money from businesses and citizens.

Work Environment
Good
53/199
47.80
Stress
Low
65/199
18.030
Projected Growth
Very Poor
183/199
-6.29
Forklift Operator
104
Overall Rating:
103/199
417
Median Salary:$31,229

Uses machinery to transport various objects. Some operators move construction materials around building sites or excavate earth from a mine. Others move goods around a warehouse or onto container ships.

Work Environment
Good
72/199
49.90
Stress
Very Low
14/199
12.290
Projected Growth
Very Poor
161/199
1.21
Bartender
105
Overall Rating:
104/199
418
Median Salary:$19,214

Mixes drinks and serve them directly to customers or through wait staff.

Work Environment
Fair
113/199
55.20
Stress
Very Low
29/199
14.140
Projected Growth
Good
78/199
8.44
Industrial Designer
106
Overall Rating:
105/199
419
Median Salary:$65,270

Develops the concepts for manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and toys; combines art, business, and engineering to make products that people use every day.

Work Environment
Good
70/199
49.70
Stress
High
125/199
25.700
Projected Growth
Poor
150/199
2.60
Janitor
107
Overall Rating:
106/199
420
Median Salary:$23,244

Keeps many types of buildings clean, orderly, and in good condition.

Work Environment
Good
46/199
46.90
Stress
Low
51/199
16.240
Projected Growth
Poor
132/199
4.01
Home Health Aide
108
Overall Rating:
107/199
424
Median Salary:$21,176

Helps people with disabilities, chronic illness, or cognitive impairment with activities of daily living; often helps older adults who need assistance.

Work Environment
Fair
98/199
53.10
Stress
High
130/199
26.760
Projected Growth
Very Good
2/199
35.86
Automobile Body Repairer
109
Overall Rating:
108/199
425
Median Salary:$39,196

Restores, refinishes, and replaces vehicle bodies and frames, windshields, and window glass.

Work Environment
Fair
113/199
55.20
Stress
Low
74/199
18.960
Projected Growth
Fair
95/199
7.26
Cashier
109
Overall Rating:
108/199
425
Median Salary:$19,167

Processes payments from customers purchasing goods and services.

Work Environment
Very Good
31/199
45.20
Stress
Very Low
22/199
13.670
Projected Growth
Very Poor
172/199
-1.06
Construction/Building Inspector
109
Overall Rating:
108/199
425
Median Salary:$69,246

Ensures that construction meets local and national building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications.

Work Environment
Fair
103/199
53.80
Stress
High
143/199
28.620
Projected Growth
Fair
82/199
8.19
Actor
112
Overall Rating:
111/199
428
Median Salary:$41,017

Expresses ideas and portray characters in theater, film, television, and other performing arts media.

Work Environment
Good
63/199
49.10
Stress
Very High
188/199
46.170
Projected Growth
Very Good
38/199
15.17
Nuclear Engineer
113
Overall Rating:
112/199
432
Median Salary:$100,227

Researches and develops the processes, instruments, and systems used to derive benefits from nuclear energy and radiation.

Work Environment
Good
60/199
48.30
Stress
Very High
164/199
33.270
Projected Growth
Very Poor
180/199
-5.21
Logistician
114
Overall Rating:
113/199
435
Median Salary:$74,248

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

Work Environment
Very Good
35/199
45.30
Stress
Very High
186/199
44.480
Projected Growth
Poor
157/199
2.18
Archaeologist
115
Overall Rating:
114/199
438
Median Salary:$59,269

Studies the origin, development, and behavior of humans; examines the cultures, languages, archeological remains, and physical characteristics of people in various parts of the world.

Work Environment
Fair
91/199
51.70
Stress
High
141/199
27.690
Projected Growth
Poor
120/199
4.94
Attorney
116
Overall Rating:
115/199
439
Median Salary:$115,340

Advises and represents individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.

Work Environment
Very Poor
178/199
69.70
Stress
Very High
168/199
37.400
Projected Growth
Good
72/199
8.85
Purchasing Manager
116
Overall Rating:
115/199
439
Median Salary:$106,277

Buys products and services for organizations to use or resell; evaluates suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review the quality of products.

Work Environment
Poor
131/199
59.70
Stress
High
150/199
29.770
Projected Growth
Poor
135/199
3.77
Shipping/Receiving Clerk
118
Overall Rating:
117/199
442
Median Salary:$30,235

Verifies and maintains records on incoming and outgoing shipments; prepares items for shipment.

Work Environment
Fair
87/199
51.30
Stress
Low
41/199
15.350
Projected Growth
Poor
140/199
3.45
Nurse's Aide
119
Overall Rating:
118/199
449
Median Salary:$25,189

Helps provide basic care for patients in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes.

Work Environment
Poor
125/199
58.10
Stress
Medium
107/199
23.890
Projected Growth
Very Good
30/199
15.99
Appliance Repairer
120
Overall Rating:
119/199
450
Median Salary:$36,281

Repairs, adjusts, or installs all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.

Work Environment
Fair
94/199
52.20
Stress
Very Low
24/199
13.810
Projected Growth
Very Poor
177/199
-2.54
Public Relations Executive
121
Overall Rating:
120/199
452
Median Salary:$201,250

Plans, directs, or coordinates activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client.

Work Environment
Very Poor
180/199
71.00
Stress
Very High
191/199
48.500
Projected Growth
Good
74/199
8.73