Today is stress awareness day. Stress can come in many different forms and for all sorts of reasons; however, the reason I think of most is money and work.

Deadlines, danger, and workload can easily increase the level of job stress. The annual CareerCast.com 2017 report on the most stressful jobs considers 11 factors to give us a complete list of which careers face the most stress.

• Travel
• Career Growth Potential
• Physical Demands
• Environmental Conditions
• Hazards Encountered
• Meeting the Public
• Competition
• Risk of Death or Grievous Injury
• Immediate Risk of Another’s Life
• Deadlines
• Working in the Public Eye

According to CareerCast.com here are the most and least stressful jobs. I just want to know where the teachers are...that seems like a very stressful job!!

Here is the site's ranking for the 10 most stressful jobs of 2017 and their stress scores:

  1. Enlisted military personnel: 72.74
  2. Firefighter: 72.68
  3. Airline pilot: 60.54
  4. Police officer: 51.68
  5. Event coordinator: 51.15
  6. Newspaper reporter: 49.9
  7. Corporate executive (senior): 48.56
  8. Public relations executive: 48.5
  9. Taxi driver: 48.18
  10. Broadcaster: 47.93

Here are this year's least stressful jobs and their stress scores:

  1. Diagnostic medical sonographer: 4
  2. Compliance officer: 5.73
  3. Hairstylist: 6.71
  4. Audiologist: 7.31
  5. University professor (tenured): 8.17
  6. Medical records technician: 8.57
  7. Jeweler: 8.95
  8. Operations research analyst: 9.02
  9. Pharmacy technician: 9.1
  10. Medical laboratory technician: 10:31

If you are looking for a less stressful 9-5, maybe think about getting into one of these careers.