10 Most Stressful Blue-Collar Jobs of 2011

10 Most Stressful Blue-Collar Jobs of 2011

By: Victoria Brienza

Many blue-collar jobs rank as even more stressful than their salaried counterparts. Firefighters, for example, top the list of most stressful blue-collar jobs and rank at the top of all of the 200 jobs studied in our report. Firefighters routinely face dangerous and complex fires and often face poisonous gases or other hazardous materials.

The other most stressful jobs for blue-collar workers include:


1. Firefighter

Overall Rating: 730Projected Growth: 18.22%Stress: 60.22Median Salary: $45,222

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

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