Pictures: Most and least stressful jobs for 2011
Job search website CareerCast.com came up with its 10 most and least stressful jobs for 2011, taking into account criteria including travel required, hiring outlook, growth potential, deadline pressure, competitiveness among employees and physical demands. Income and hours per day are provided by CareerCast.
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Most stressful — No. 10: Real estate agent
Hours per day: 9.5
What CareerCast had to say: "Real estate agents are the intermediaries between buyers and sellers in real estate transactions. Agents work long, erratic hours including working most weekends, spending much of their time showing properties to clients. The field is highly competitive, which can cause high levels of stress."