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Here Are the 10 Most Stressful Jobs in America

Urologist tops the Occupational Information Network's rankings
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 12, 2022 12:55 PM CST
Here Are the 10 Most Stressful Jobs in America
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Think your job is stressful? Unless you're a urologist yourself, don't complain to a urologist. That's because that job tops the Occupational Information Network's ranking of nearly 900 jobs in terms of stress levels. USA Today notes that the occupations that cause the most chest-tightening are all over the map salarywise, with high-paying jobs like urologists' lined up alongside lower-paying ones. Read on to see the 10 most stressful jobs, along with their median annual salaries:

  1. Urologists; $208,000
  2. Film and video editors; $62,680
  3. Anesthesiologist assistants; $121,530
  4. Judges and magistrates; $148,030
  5. Telephone operators; $37,630
  6. Acute care nurses; $77,600
  7. Obstetricians and gynecologists; $208,000
  8. Public safety telecommunicators; $46,670
  9. First-line supervisors of retail sales workers; $39,230
  10. Nurse anesthetists; $195,610
Where does your job fall on the list? (Read more jobs stories.)

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