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.
Talk about what jobs you think are the most or least stressful in the comments below.
Image 17 of 22
Least stressful — No. 5: Dental hygienist( Baltimore Sun photo by Kenneth K. Lam / September 16, 2010 )
Hours per day: 6-8
What CareerCast had to say: "Dental hygienists assist dentists in the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of dental practices. They typically work 2-3 days per week, and because of the growing population and the demand for dental services, the job prospects for hygienists are very good."