Stressful Jobs

The top stressful jobs across the country

This is stressin' me out!

Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. I think most of us would agree that this just about sums up the average day at work.

Top 10 most stressful jobs

1. Enlisted Military Personnel

This job has a high stress level because of the rigerous training they have to endure. Along with the possibility of death.

Median salary: $29,000

2. Military general

A military general is a high ranking U.S. military officer.

Median salary: $196,000

3. Firefighter

A person who is trained to fight fires. this is a high stress job because you can work long hours and the danger is high.

Median salary: $45,000

4. Airline pilot

The operator of a aircraft.

Median salary: $114,000

5. Event Coordinator

Event coordinators plan and execute conventions, meetings, concerts and other events.

Median salary: $46,000

6. Public Relations Executive

Public relations is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization and the public.

Median salary: $54,000

7. Senior Corporate Executive

Corporate executives are the public faces of companies, thus are beholden to investors, board members, employees and the public. this can be stressful because of the media and having to run a large company.


8. newspaper reporter

Newsrooms around the country are cutting back on staff and requiring reporters to work longer hours at lower pay, and be masters of new online technologies.

Median salary: $36,000

9. Police officer

An officer’s beat can be one of the most dangerous in the working world. Breaking down doors not knowing what's on the other side definitely raises blood pressure levels. And loss of life on the job is a real, on-going concern.

Median salary: $55,000

10. Taxi driver

Low pay, potentially undesirable hours and danger make taxi driving a very stressful endeavor.

Median salary: $23,000