Stress has become such a deeply embedded part and parcel of our lives that it has become almost impossible to put a finger on one thing and call it stress-free! But of course, there are the ones with the least amount of stress associated with them and the ones with the most amount of stress associated with them. And then come the top ten most stressful jobs of 2015, compiled by Forbes. And here they are, in no particular order.
Although decorated with a median salary of $46,100, the job of an actor is extremely stressful, and is far from the glamorous life that it flaunts.
If you think this job, which has a median salary of $37,100 is a petty task, then you've got it all wrong. The long hours of work squeezing out breaking stories and events has its way of making it one of the most stressful jobs.
We all enjoy going through the splendid photos that add to the beauty of magazines, but ever thought of the dangers and risks that photojournalists take just to get you that perfect shot? Well, this job, with its median salary of $42,300 is clearly one packed with stress.
This job has a median salary of $45,800, and its not for nothing. It takes the patience of a saint to be able to work as an event coordinator, coordinating through all the problems that pop up unprecedentedly.
Thought this job of a median salary $60,100 is easy? Well, you'd be wrong yet again for it features in the list of most stressful jobs, for not everything happens before the camera!
The median salary of the job is a $57,000, but its demands are way to high. In their work to keep the city safe, they have to undergo tremendous mental and psychological stress, and its not easy to handle.
The job gives away a median salary of $98,400 but its clearly not for everyone and anyone. It's a huge responsibility, with hundreds of lives depending on you, and the long hours of training and flying sure call for some real stress-management skills.
Median salary: $196,300. But it also comes with a huge package of stress, as it needs the ability to manage troops of thousands of soldiers and be diplomatic with world leaders, and also be compassionate with you enemies as and when required!
These people get a median salary of $28,800, but with the enormous responsibility that rides on them, it does become one of the most stressful jobs, that also calls for internal combat with occasional loneliness and morality dilemmas.
Median salary: $45,600. And although you didn't see that coming, the profession of firefighting does enter the list of most stressful jobs. Imagine running into building in fire, a building that's collapsing from every side, from which people are running out, and your job is to go into it, be surrounded by fire and fight it. Got it now, why its a stressful job?