Last year, we event planners were still in the TOP 5 of the most stressful jobs in the world. This year, police officers, actors, TV- and radio presenters beat us to it. Still, the event coordinator remains in the TOP 10.
CareerCast.com developed a classification system in which different job characteristics that bring stress have been incorporated. Every characteristic is scored. The job characteristics which are taken into account are: physical demands, frequent travelling, growth potential, deadlines, public works, competitiveness, own life is at stake, life of others is at stake, subject to environmental factors, accountable to the public and confrontation with dangers. This system yields a stress score of 100 and makes it easy to compare professions.
TOP 10 most stressful jobs of 2015:
2. Enlisted Military Personnel
3. Military General
4. Airline Pilot
5. Police Officer
8. Event manager
10. Newspaper Reporter