The 10 most stressful jobs in America

Americans are more stressed out than ever. Last year, almost 30 percent of Americans said they were experiencing more stress than in the previous year.

Atlanta firefighters during a live burn training exercise at the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department training facility at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Atlanta. The exercise is part of an annual certification for airport rescue firefighters. BRANDEN CAMP/SPECIAL

Atlanta firefighters during a live burn training exercise at the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department training facility at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Atlanta. The exercise is part of an annual certification for airport rescue firefighters. BRANDEN CAMP/SPECIAL

Stress levels were particularly high among women, people with low incomes, millennials or people with children, according to the American Psychological Association’s Stress in America survey.

Money and work are the greatest sources of stress for most people. Fortunately, Careercast.com has created a list of the most stressful jobs of 2015.

Here are the top 10:

  1. Firefighter
  2. Enlisted military personnel
  3. Military general
  4. Airline pilot
  5. Police officer
  6. Actor
  7. Broadcaster
  8. Event coordinator
  9. Photojournalist
  10. Newspaper reporter

So if you’re looking to reduce your stress and are in one of those fields, look for ways to adapt and reduce your stress level.

Or look for a less stressful job. Here are the top 10 least stressful jobs of 2015:

  1. Hair stylist
  2. Audiologist
  3. Tenured university professor
  4. Medical records technician
  5. Jeweler
  6. Medical laboratory technician
  7. Seamstress/Tailor
  8. Dietitian
  9. Librarian
  10. Forklift operator

For more information on the most stressful and least stressful jobs, including annual median salaries and projected job growth through 2022, visit www.careercast.com.

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