Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Historian
61
Overall Rating:
61/199
321
Median Salary:$56,364

Researches, analyzes, records, and interprets the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.

Work Environment
Very Good
8/199
42.40
Stress
Low
73/199
18.640
Projected Growth
Poor
142/199
3.12
Executive Assistant
62
Overall Rating:
62/199
328
Median Salary:$51,233

Performs routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

Work Environment
Very Good
14/199
43.40
Stress
Low
52/199
16.330
Projected Growth
Poor
152/199
2.51
Chemist
63
Overall Rating:
63/199
329
Median Salary:$73,300

Conducts qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge.

Work Environment
Good
78/199
50.50
Stress
Low
64/199
18.000
Projected Growth
Poor
129/199
4.35
Physiologist
64
Overall Rating:
64/199
332
Median Salary:$42,197

Assesses, plans, or implements fitness programs that include exercise or physical activities such as those designed to improve cardiorespiratory function, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, or flexibility.

Work Environment
Fair
95/199
52.30
Stress
Low
55/199
16.970
Projected Growth
Good
49/199
12.62
Judge
65
Overall Rating:
65/199
334
Median Salary:$115,577

Applies the law by overseeing the legal process in courts; conducts pretrial hearings, resolves administrative disputes, facilitate negotiations between opposing parties, and issue legal decisions.

Work Environment
Fair
108/199
54.70
Stress
Medium
99/199
22.770
Projected Growth
Fair
109/199
5.75
Management Consultant
65
Overall Rating:
65/199
334
Median Salary:$81,329

Conducts organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conducts work simplification and measurement studies, and prepares operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively.

Work Environment
Fair
108/199
54.70
Stress
High
146/199
29.290
Projected Growth
Very Good
32/199
15.74
Sustainability Manager
67
Overall Rating:
67/199
336
Median Salary:$66,288

Helps organizations achieve their goals by ensuring that their business practices are economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable.

Work Environment
Poor
131/199
59.70
Stress
Medium
80/199
19.880
Projected Growth
Good
52/199
12.13
Parole Officer
68
Overall Rating:
68/199
337
Median Salary:$49,255

Monitors and works with probationers.

Work Environment
Fair
88/199
51.40
Stress
Very Low
20/199
13.550
Projected Growth
Fair
115/199
5.45
School Principal
69
Overall Rating:
69/199
340
Median Salary:$90,219

Manages all school operations, including daily school activities; coordinates curricula, oversees teachers and other school staff, and provides a safe and productive learning environment for students.

Work Environment
Fair
82/199
51.10
Stress
High
127/199
26.190
Projected Growth
Fair
96/199
6.81
Online Sales Manager
70
Overall Rating:
70/199
341
Median Salary:$111,346

Directs an organizations' online sales teams through sales goals, data analysis, and training development for sales representatives.

Work Environment
Poor
126/199
58.20
Stress
Medium
97/199
22.460
Projected Growth
Fair
97/199
6.56
Zoologist
71
Overall Rating:
71/199
345
Median Salary:$58,255

Studies animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their ecosystems; studies the physical characteristics of animals, animal behaviors, and the impacts humans have on wildlife and natural habitats.

Work Environment
Very Good
39/199
45.60
Stress
Medium
84/199
20.550
Projected Growth
Poor
131/199
4.03
Broadcast Technician
72
Overall Rating:
72/199
346
Median Salary:$37,400

Sets up, operates, and maintains the electrical equipment for radio programs, television broadcasts, concerts, sound recordings, and movies.

Work Environment
Very Good
37/199
45.50
Stress
Low
75/199
19.000
Projected Growth
Fair
87/199
7.83
Museum Curator
73
Overall Rating:
73/199
353
Median Salary:$51,310

Appraises, processes, catalogs, and preserves permanent records and historically valuable documents; oversees collections of artwork and historic items, and may conduct public service activities for an institution.

Work Environment
Good
61/199
48.40
Stress
Medium
94/199
22.100
Projected Growth
Fair
91/199
7.58
Architectural Drafter
74
Overall Rating:
74/199
359
Median Salary:$52,245

Uses software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings.

Work Environment
Very Good
31/199
45.20
Stress
Low
68/199
18.450
Projected Growth
Poor
153/199
2.48
Sociologist
74
Overall Rating:
74/199
359
Median Salary:$73,320

Studies society and social behavior by examining the groups, cultures, organizations, social institutions, and processes that develop when people interact and work together.

Work Environment
Good
48/199
47.00
Stress
Medium
82/199
20.200
Projected Growth
Very Poor
171/199
-0.90
Jeweler
74
Overall Rating:
74/199
359
Median Salary:$37,295

Designs, manufactures, and sells jewelry; also adjusts, repairs, and appraises gems and jewelry.

Work Environment
Very Good
9/199
42.80
Stress
Very Low
8/199
8.950
Projected Growth
Very Poor
195/199
-12.11
Physician (General Practice)
77
Overall Rating:
77/199
360
Median Salary:$199,155

Examines patients; takes medical histories; prescribes medications; and orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic tests.

Work Environment
Very Poor
187/199
76.80
Stress
High
129/199
26.550
Projected Growth
Very Good
36/199
15.47
Industrial Engineer
78
Overall Rating:
78/199
365
Median Salary:$81,232

Finds ways to eliminate wastefulness in production processes; devises efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service.

Work Environment
Good
56/199
48.20
Stress
Medium
90/199
21.320
Projected Growth
Very Poor
170/199
-0.10
Respiratory Therapist
79
Overall Rating:
79/199
366
Median Salary:$57,190

Cares for patients who have trouble breathing—for example, from a chronic respiratory disease, such as asthma or emphysema.

Work Environment
Poor
139/199
60.60
Stress
Medium
87/199
20.900
Projected Growth
Good
44/199
13.78
Insurance Underwriter
80
Overall Rating:
80/199
368
Median Salary:$64,290

Evaluates insurance applications and determines coverage amounts and premiums.

Work Environment
Very Good
35/199
45.30
Stress
Low
63/199
17.900
Projected Growth
Very Poor
192/199
-9.38