…you could be a newspaper reporter!
CareerCast released its best and worst jobs lists this week and the results are somewhat surprising. Enlisted military personnel comes in at the no. 3 worst job of 2013, right behind lumberjack and newspaper reporter.
The rankings are calculated by median income, job growth outlook and the “Jobs Rated Score,” which is a big mix of environment, stress, physical demands, etc. Here’s how soldier and reporter stack up:
Median salary: $41,998 (E-7, 8+ years experience)
Job growth: Varies
Jobs Rated Score: 1009
Median salary: $36,000
Job growth: -6%
Jobs Rated Score: 1120
Apparently the life-threatening aspects of military service weren’t enough to tip CareerCast’s calculations.
So there you have it! Who wants to trade?