According to the venerable WSJ, being a sociologist is one of teh top ten jobs in the US using a multiple criteria evaluation that includes salary, level of stress, workplace conditions and other commonsensical metrics.
I wonder if they break out other academics… if so, the 200 careers is going to be tilted heavily towards academics!
The Best and Worst Jobs
Of 200 Jobs studied, these came out on top — and at the bottom:
|The Best||The Worst|
|1. Mathematician||200. Lumberjack|
|2. Actuary||199. Dairy Farmer|
|3. Statistician||198. Taxi Driver|
|4. Biologist||197. Seaman|
|5. Software Engineer||196. EMT|
|6. Computer Systems Analyst||195. Garbage Collector|
|7. Historian||194. Welder|
|8. Sociologist||193. Roustabout|
|9. Industrial Designer||192. Ironworker|
|10. Accountant||191. Construction Worker|