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

(Credit: TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

(Credit: TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

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

According to CareerCast.com a newspaper reporter was ranked as the worst job of 2013 while an actuary was ranked as the best.

CareerCast.com 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 CareerCast.com.

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

For more information visit www.careercast.com.


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