Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Painter
182
Overall Rating:
181/199
588
Median Salary:$36,258

Applies paint, stain, and coatings to walls and ceilings, buildings, bridges, and other structures.

Work Environment
Poor
151/199
62.30
Stress
Very High
160/199
32.580
Projected Growth
Fair
117/199
5.13
Chef
182
Overall Rating:
181/199
588
Median Salary:$42,322

Oversees the daily food preparation at restaurants and other places where food is served.

Work Environment
Very Poor
198/199
106.80
Stress
Very High
173/199
38.220
Projected Growth
Fair
84/199
8.09
Mail Carrier
184
Overall Rating:
183/199
589
Median Salary:$57,166

Receives and processes mail for delivery to homes, businesses, and post office boxes.

Work Environment
Very Poor
176/199
69.50
Stress
Medium
116/199
24.660
Projected Growth
Very Poor
199/199
-27.99
Oil Rig Worker
185
Overall Rating:
184/199
591
Median Salary:$36,233

Assembles or repairs oil field equipment using hand and power tools. Performs other tasks as needed.

Work Environment
Very Poor
190/199
83.10
Stress
High
138/199
27.330
Projected Growth
Fair
100/199
6.46
Child Care Worker
186
Overall Rating:
185/199
592
Median Salary:$20,183

Attends to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions.

Work Environment
Fair
107/199
54.50
Stress
High
133/199
26.830
Projected Growth
Poor
154/199
2.46
Garbage Collector
187
Overall Rating:
186/199
599
Median Salary:$34,311

Collects and dumps refuse or recyclable materials from containers into truck.

Work Environment
Very Poor
170/199
66.50
Stress
High
122/199
25.110
Projected Growth
Poor
141/199
3.28
Dockworker
188
Overall Rating:
187/199
601
Median Salary:$24,235

Expedites and routes movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks.

Work Environment
Poor
142/199
60.80
Stress
High
123/199
25.350
Projected Growth
Poor
149/199
2.65
Corrections Officer
189
Overall Rating:
188/199
603
Median Salary:$40,263

Guards inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures.

Work Environment
Very Poor
186/199
76.40
Stress
Very High
161/199
32.630
Projected Growth
Fair
114/199
5.53
Meter Reader
190
Overall Rating:
189/199
605
Median Salary:$38,282

Reads meter and record consumption of electricity, gas, water, or steam.

Work Environment
Very Poor
163/199
64.30
Stress
Medium
100/199
22.820
Projected Growth
Very Poor
196/199
-15.31
Firefighter
191
Overall Rating:
190/199
626
Median Salary:$46,368

Controls and extinguishes fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk.

Work Environment
Very Poor
199/199
111.30
Stress
Very High
199/199
72.680
Projected Growth
Fair
106/199
5.86
Taxi Driver
192
Overall Rating:
191/199
627
Median Salary:$23,218

Drives automobiles, vans, or limousines to transport passengers.

 

Work Environment
Very Poor
189/199
82.30
Stress
Very High
190/199
48.180
Projected Growth
Good
54/199
11.83
Advertising Sales Person
193
Overall Rating:
192/199
636
Median Salary:$48,491

Sells advertising space to businesses and individuals.

Work Environment
Very Poor
172/199
67.00
Stress
Very High
171/199
37.910
Projected Growth
Very Poor
173/199
-1.51
Retail Sales Person
194
Overall Rating:
193/199
642
Median Salary:$22,206

Sells merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel to consumers.

Work Environment
Poor
143/199
61.20
Stress
Very High
183/199
42.060
Projected Growth
Poor
121/199
4.89
Pest Control Worker
195
Overall Rating:
194/199
665
Median Salary:$31,245

Applies or releases chemical solutions or toxic gases and set traps to kill or remove pests and vermin that infest buildings and surrounding areas.

Work Environment
Very Poor
179/199
70.30
Stress
High
139/199
27.450
Projected Growth
Very Poor
175/199
-2.08
Enlisted Military Personnel
196
Overall Rating:
195/199
666
Median Salary:$45,374

Participates in, or supports, military operations, such as combat or training operations, or humanitarian or disaster relief.

Work Environment
Very Poor
196/199
87.00
Stress
Very High
197/199
64.140
Projected Growth
Poor
143/199
3.09
Disc Jockey
197
Overall Rating:
196/199
667
Median Salary:$29,376

Broadcasts music for radio stations.

Work Environment
Poor
146/199
61.30
Stress
High
149/199
29.760
Projected Growth
Very Poor
194/199
-10.51
Broadcaster
198
Overall Rating:
197/199
700
Median Salary:$37,293

Analyzes, interprets, and broadcasts news received from various sources.

Work Environment
Very Poor
169/199
66.30
Stress
Very High
189/199
47.930
Projected Growth
Very Poor
191/199
-9.35
Logger
199
Overall Rating:
198/199
724
Median Salary:$35,236

Harvests thousands of acres of forests each year; timber harvested provides the raw material for many consumer goods and industrial products.

Work Environment
Very Poor
193/199
85.80
Stress
Very High
181/199
41.360
Projected Growth
Very Poor
184/199
-6.59
Newspaper Reporter
200
Overall Rating:
199/199
734
Median Salary:$36,390

Conducts interviews and write articles to be used in newspapers and magazines.

Work Environment
Very Poor
195/199
86.70
Stress
Very High
193/199
49.900
Projected Growth
Very Poor
190/199
-8.72