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CareerCast Announces List of Top 10 Jobs in 2014

happy signIn a new list from CareerCast, the job-search website has revealed top occupations in high demand.

To that point, we must say nothing media-related appeared in the top 10 list. Sadly, we must point out journalists are among the occupations sitting at the bottom of the list.

Mathematics took the number one spot and it’s no surprise that math-related jobs followed suit. Statisticians and actuaries also made the list as did computer systems analysts.

According to the site, mathematicians earn approximately $101,360 per year. In addition, the field is booming and anticipates a growth rate of 23 percent through 2022.  Read more

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CareerCast Announces Most Stressful Jobs of 2014: Newspaper Reporter & PR Exec Make the List

noThis just in…CareerCast has released its list of the most stressful jobs of 2014 and let’s just say it does not look pretty. The obvious ones made their list such as firefighter and enlisted military personnel for their high stakes situations. Unfortunately for us, newspaper reporter and public relations executive made the list, too.

Per the site, they’re on the list due to the tight deadlines and scrutiny of the public eye. Public relations¬†ranked sixth on the list with a median salary of $54,170 and projected job growth of 21 percent. The eighth spot went to newspaper reporters with a median salary of $35,870 and projected job growth of negative 6 percent. Ahem.

Here’s how they all stacked up:

Most Stressful Jobs of 2014
1. Enlisted military personnel
2. Military general
3. Firefighter
4. Airline pilot
5. Event coordinator
6. Public relations executive 
7. Corporate executive
8. Newspaper reporter
9. Police officer
10. Taxi driver

Publicist, Photojournalist & Newspaper Reporter Rated Among Top 10 Most Stressful Jobs of 2013

CareerCast.com released their list of the top 10 occupations with the most stress this year and public relations executives, photojournalists and newspaper reporters landed in the top 10!

Other occupations on the list included enlisted military personnel, military general, commercial airline pilot, firefighter, senior corporate executive, taxi driver, and police officer.

Several metrics were calculated to encompass a jobs rated stress score. For instance, travel, working in the public eye, physical demand and danger were among them. In particular, photojournalists and newspaper reporters landed on the list since they may be thrust into a dangerous situation like war or natural disasters at a moment’s notice. Read more