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Study: Newspaper Reporter Ranked Worst Job Of 2013, Actuary Ranked Best

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A career site has released its rankings of the worst and best jobs of 2013.

According to a newspaper reporter was ranked as the worst job of 2013 while an actuary was ranked as the best. says they reviewed a wide range of aspects that were categorized in four criteria: environment, outlook, income and stress.

According to the career site, the median salary for a newspaper reporter is $36,000 with -6 percent projected job growth.

The actuary career has a projected job growth of 27 percent with a median salary of $87,650, according to

The top 10 worst jobs on the list include:

  1. Newspaper Reporter
  2. Lumberjack
  3. Enlisted Military Personnel
  4. Actor
  5. Oil Rig Worker
  6. Dairy Farmer
  7. Meter Reader
  8. Mail Carrier
  9. Roofer
  10. Flight Attendant

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