Gallery: The 10 Best Jobs of 2010

Gallery: The 10 Best Jobs of 2010

Author
Andrew Strieber

Actuary, a job that entails calculating the probability and financial impact of illness and property loss, ranks as the best job for 2010, based on research into 200 different positions in this year's exclusive CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report. Using five key measurement criteria – stress, working environment, physical demands, income and hiring outlook – the Jobs Rated report seeks to compare and contrast careers across a multitude of industries, skill levels and salary ranges, sorting them into a definitive list of jobs that can be called "worst" and "best."

Need a new career? The 2010 Jobs Rated report ranks 200 different jobs, from best to worst: