Most of the people think that their jobs are the most stressful jobs of the world! Well some people do love their jobs and are happy about it, but when it comes to the stressful jobs it means what sort of conditions we happen to see at work and what sort of an effect it has on us. Sometimes it is the work load that affects our lives. Population, environmental factors, economy and many other things actually determine the level of stress of the jobs. So, we have this list here about the top 10 most stressful jobs of 2012 based on he current conditions.
10. Taxi Driver
Driving is stressful, especially when you have to move around the whole city encountering traffic jams, noise, blaming passengers, recklessness, safety of the passengers and many other conditions do make a taxi drivers’ job stressful. An average income of a taxi driver is around 22,500, and they have to work long hours to earn the minimum mentioned pay, hence it comes at the tenth spot.
They are the reasons we are able to see the huge stories with the lens of a camera, these people are not considered valuable but basically they are the reason behind the whole evidence of a story, their one image captured can make and break stories. A photojournalist has a stressful job as he has to be aware of every ongoing thing whether certain or uncertain, because they have to be at every event like battlefields, fires, red carpets and every other event to capture the moment. Their average income is around $40,000 but their job is no doubt very stressful.
8. Corporate Executive
Ok! Don’t think they are the tension free suited booted people moving in the organizations, but yes they have the money but money cant buy them relaxation because the job they are in comes with a lot of stress, like the financial situation of the company, needs of investors, employees and many other things. They need to have the knowledge about everything going on in every department of the company and yes, their average income is $165,830 but their job is really stressful.
7. Public Relations Officer
Their average income is $91,810 but they have one of the most stressful jobs, it may not be stressful for people who have really good public relation skills and how to deal the things but the work load is quite enough for them like they have to make speeches, give presentations, maintaining relations with the companies and government agencies. The stress level is very high for them due to the tight deadlines and their one wrong word can totally damage their entire career and the company they are representing.
6. Event Coordinator
Population is increasing day by day, people are getting married, there are anniversaries, birthdays and many other events going on at the same time. An event coordinator is the one juggling with thousands of jobs at the same time, they have one event today, one the other day and the schedule is so tight that they have to take care of everything. Their promotion and status depends upon the customer satisfaction. An event coordinator gets $45,460 average income but the responsibility is just so much on their shoulders that their every event should be a success.
5. Police Officer
As I mentioned in the above point “the population” thing, more population leads to more crime scenes, people have security issues and only one department is responsible for all the crime control scenes yes! That is the police department, a police officer has an average income of $553,540 and he has the responsibility of the whole town in which they are appointed, they have the life risk involve plus they are in the perception of being brutal, that makes their job very stressful and hence it comes at the 5th spot.
4. Military General
Military General is not the one who has the uniform with most medals, but he is the ultimate decision maker of the whole army, his one decision can take lives of millions of soldiers, he has to take decisions at the country’s interest without considering what his heart says, he is the representation of a country’s courage. So his job is one of the most stressful jobs of the world. An average income of a Military General is around $196,300 but the nature of their job is very dangerous and complex.
A pilot’s average income is $103,210 and these commercial pilots have the unexpected flying schedules plus they have the responsibility of the safety of thousands of passengers sitting in the plane. Keeping flights on time, reaction in the uncertain weather conditions and many other different reasons make their job stressful. They often don’t get time to rest even.
Often we hear the news of fire in buildings, bomb blasts and many such events and these firefighters are the ones who save lives of thousands of people, risking their life for them, making decisions of life and death which are no doubt the stressful jobs known. Their average income is $45,250 but their job is huge.
Being a soldier is the most proud thing in the world, like the feeling of serving your country is the best feeling of all. But the stress level that they go through is enormous, they have to live very far from their family and loved ones, the limited budget that they are given is not enough to compensate their life risk, The battles at the border lines facing the enemy and taking decisions accordingly is no doubt a massive tension. Their average income is just $35,580 and they surely take the place of the most stressful job of the world.