Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Seamstress/Tailor
141
Overall Rating:
140/199
486
Median Salary:$26,233

Designs, makes, alters, repairs, or fits garments.

Work Environment
Fair
100/199
53.30
Stress
Very Low
11/199
10.330
Projected Growth
Very Poor
193/199
-9.49
Air Traffic Controller
143
Overall Rating:
142/199
490
Median Salary:$122,255

Controls air traffic on and within vicinity of airport and movement of air traffic between altitude sectors and control centers according to established procedures and policies.

Work Environment
Poor
143/199
61.20
Stress
High
148/199
29.550
Projected Growth
Very Poor
185/199
-6.77
Author
144
Overall Rating:
143/199
493
Median Salary:$59,397

Originates and prepares written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.

Work Environment
Fair
105/199
54.20
Stress
High
157/199
30.970
Projected Growth
Poor
146/199
2.87
Construction Machinery Operator
145
Overall Rating:
144/199
500
Median Salary:$43,268

Operates one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, derricks, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement.

Work Environment
Very Poor
172/199
67.00
Stress
Medium
118/199
24.680
Projected Growth
Good
77/199
8.48
Insurance Agent
146
Overall Rating:
145/199
503
Median Salary:$48,462

Sells life, property, casualty, health, automotive, or other types of insurance.

Work Environment
Poor
159/199
63.70
Stress
Very High
169/199
37.620
Projected Growth
Good
55/199
11.79
Security Guard
147
Overall Rating:
146/199
510
Median Salary:$24,244

Guards, patrols, or monitors premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules.

Work Environment
Poor
120/199
57.40
Stress
Low
58/199
17.440
Projected Growth
Poor
145/199
2.94
Fashion Designer
147
Overall Rating:
146/199
510
Median Salary:$64,391

Designs clothing and accessories. Creates original designs or adapt fashion trends.

Work Environment
Poor
134/199
59.90
Stress
Very High
171/199
37.910
Projected Growth
Poor
128/199
4.41
Communications Equipment Mechanic
149
Overall Rating:
148/199
514
Median Salary:$55,248

Installs, sets up, rearranges, or removes switching, distribution, routing, and dialing equipment used in central offices or headends.

Work Environment
Poor
137/199
60.50
Stress
High
124/199
25.480
Projected Growth
Very Poor
182/199
-6.27
Animal Care and Service Worker
150
Overall Rating:
149/199
516
Median Salary:$20,200

Feeds, grooms, bathes, and exercises pets and other nonfarm animals.

Work Environment
Poor
127/199
58.50
Stress
High
136/199
27.000
Projected Growth
Good
56/199
11.73
Surveyor
151
Overall Rating:
150/199
519
Median Salary:$57,282

Makes exact measurements and determines property boundaries.

Work Environment
Poor
122/199
57.60
Stress
High
145/199
28.820
Projected Growth
Poor
158/199
2.12
Publication Editor
152
Overall Rating:
151/199
524
Median Salary:$55,379

Plans, coordinates, or edits content of material for publication.

Work Environment
Fair
112/199
55.00
Stress
High
132/199
26.790
Projected Growth
Very Poor
179/199
-4.43
Dishwasher
153
Overall Rating:
152/199
529
Median Salary:$19,141

Clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils.

Work Environment
Fair
101/199
53.50
Stress
Low
42/199
15.410
Projected Growth
Very Poor
186/199
-7.19
Precision Assembler
154
Overall Rating:
153/199
530
Median Salary:$29,258

Uses tools, machines, and hands to make engines, computers, aircraft, ships, boats, toys, electronic devices, control panels, and more.

Work Environment
Fair
116/199
56.10
Stress
Low
60/199
17.580
Projected Growth
Very Poor
174/199
-1.85
Brickmason
155
Overall Rating:
154/199
535
Median Salary:$48,267

Lays and binds building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.

Work Environment
Very Poor
191/199
83.40
Stress
Very High
174/199
38.670
Projected Growth
Good
48/199
12.99
Butcher
156
Overall Rating:
155/199
537
Median Salary:$29,242

Cuts, trims, or prepares consumer-sized portions of meat for use or sale in retail establishments.

Work Environment
Poor
139/199
60.60
Stress
Medium
83/199
20.420
Projected Growth
Poor
133/199
3.80
Aircraft Mechanic
157
Overall Rating:
156/199
540
Median Salary:$57,249

Diagnoses, adjusts, repairs, or overhauls aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Work Environment
Poor
137/199
60.50
Stress
High
142/199
28.490
Projected Growth
Very Poor
167/199
0.66
Event Coordinator
158
Overall Rating:
157/199
544
Median Salary:$46,315

Coordinates activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.

Work Environment
Very Poor
161/199
64.10
Stress
Very High
194/199
51.150
Projected Growth
Good
66/199
9.73
Emergency Medical Technician
159
Overall Rating:
158/199
545
Median Salary:$32,262

Assesses injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals.

Work Environment
Very Poor
188/199
79.60
Stress
Very High
177/199
40.620
Projected Growth
Very Good
12/199
25.84
Choreographer
160
Overall Rating:
159/199
546
Median Salary:$44,537

Creates new dance routines; Rehearses performance of routines; directs and stages presentations.

Work Environment
Poor
123/199
57.70
Stress
Very High
182/199
41.370
Projected Growth
Fair
112/199
5.62
Roofer
161
Overall Rating:
160/199
547
Median Salary:$36,265

Covers roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, or related materials.

Work Environment
Very Poor
167/199
65.80
Stress
High
158/199
31.650
Projected Growth
Good
62/199
10.68