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Least Stressful Jobs / Job Stress Report - (all jobs) [Company Size: Less Than 500 Employees]


About This Report
The data in this report are collected from the Rate Your Job form. People rate their jobs on scale one to five where one is worst and five is best.

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Stress Index (all jobs) [Company Size: Less Than 500 Employees]

The stress index (all jobs) [Company Size: Less Than 500 Employees] is 2.44

Men VS Women

Who is more stressed in their jobs: Males or Females? We calculated the stress level per gender and displayed the results in the table below. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

GenderRating
Male2.48
Female2.34

Stress Comparison by Industry

Working in some industries is more relaxing and less stressful than others. The table below compares stress rate per industry from highest to lowest. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

IndustryRating
Counseling2.83
Legal Services 2.8
Electronics and Electronics Trades2.73
Security / Surveillance / Law Enforcement / Fire2.69
Nonprofit Organizations and Fundraising2.69
Travel / Transportation2.63
Information Technology / Information Systems 2.59
Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Dairy / Gardening2.58
Industrial Products / Heavy Machinery 2.57
Metals / Minerals / Steel / Iron 2.56
Engineering and Architectural2.53
Banking 2.51
Pharma / Biotech / Clinical Research 2.5
Storage / Warehousing2.5
Petroleum / Energy / Oil and Gas / Chemicals2.49
Electricity / Gas / Water 2.48
Media / Publishing / Printing / Broadcasting2.46
Telecommunications / Information Media2.45
Food / Beverage Production 2.43
Public Administration / Environmental / Safety2.43
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace 2.42
Hospitality / Hotels / Tourism / Catering2.4
Cleaning / Housekeeping / Waste Management2.4
Construction / Installation / Facilities / Maintenance2.4
Government / Military / Defence2.39
Manufacturing and Factory2.39
Accounting / Finance / Auditing Services2.39
Healthcare / Medical / Care Giving2.38
Accessories / Fashion / Clothing / Jewellery2.38
Automotive 2.38
Insurance 2.37
Real Estate and Property Management 2.36
Retail 2.35
Business Services 2.33
Beauty / Fitness / Hair2.33
Advertising / Marketing / Grapic Design / Public Relations2.33
Entertainment / Music / Film / Arts2.32
Administrative / Management / Consulting / Support Services2.3
Education / Training / Teaching / Child Care2.29
Recruitment and Employment2.29
Scientific and Technical Services2.26
Import / Export / Wholesale Trade2.18
Courier / Shipping / Delivery2.16
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Least Stressful Jobs

Listed below are the least stressful jobs based on the answers submitted by our users. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

Job TitleRating
HVAC Engineering3.57
Flash Developer3.2
Private Banker3.17
Quality Control Analyst3
Office Manager3
PHP Developer2.9
Marketing Specialist2.86
Land Surveyor2.85
Marketing Assistant2.83
Key Account Manager2.8
Vice President2.8
Planning Engineer2.8
Web Designer2.8
Assistant Accounting Manager2.8
Process Engineer2.8
Risk Analyst2.8
Quality Assurance Engineer2.79
Design Engineer2.76
ERP / CRM - Technical Consultant2.75
Telecommunications Engineer2.73
HRIS Manager2.71
Industrial Engineer2.71
Developer / Programmer (General)2.71
Project Engineer2.7
Software Architect2.7
Technical Consultant2.67
Maintenance Engineer2.67
Product Marketing Manager2.67
Accounts Payable Clerk2.67
Manufacturing Manager2.67
Purchasing Assistant2.67
Human Resources Assistant Manager2.67
Junior Staff Accountant2.67
Branch Manager2.67
Java Developer2.67
Software Engineer2.65
Administrative Assistant2.65
Business Development Manager2.63
Database Administrator2.63
Accountant2.62
Project Engineer2.62
Waiter2.6
Customer Service Team Leader2.6
IT Administrator2.6
Customer Service Manager2.6
C# Developer2.6
Recruiting Manager2.6
Business Systems Analyst2.6
Receptionist2.44
Software Support Engineer2.57
Quality Manager2.57
Chemist2.57
Area Manager2.56
Purchasing Manager2.56
Materials Engineer2.56
Systems Analyst2.56
Civil Engineer2.55
Network Engineer2.55
Business Analyst2.55
Sales Representative2.53
IT Support2.53
Architect2.5
Engineer2.5
Chief Information Technology Officer2.5
Chartered Accountant2.5
Regional Director2.5
Hotel Manager2.5
Manufacturing Engineer2.5
HR Generalist2.5
Import / Export Manager2.5
Financial Analyst2.5
Facilities Maintenance Manager2.5
Civil Engineer2.5
Call Center Representative2.5
Accounting Clerk2.5
Mechanical Engineer2.49
Electrical Engineer2.48
Customer Service Representative2.47
Chief Operating Officer2.47
Engineer2.45
Brand Manager2.45
Business Analyst2.45
Human Resources (HR) Officer2.44
Administrative Manager2.44
Staff Nurse2.43
Restaurant Manager2.43
Area Manager2.43
Web Developer2.43
Sales Executive2.43
Project Manager2.42
Accounting Assistant2.42
Accounting Manager2.42
Windows System Administrator2.42
Human Resources Manager2.42
Financial Controller2.41
Front Office Manager2.4
Quality Improvement Coordinator2.4
Auditor2.4
Tester2.4
Chief Executive Officer2.4
Financial Director2.4
Pharmacist2.4
Assistant Chief Engineer2.4
Business Development2.4
Secretary ( Executive )2.4
Consultant2.4
Project Manager2.38
Project Manager2.38
Assistant Retail Store Manager2.38
Travel Agent and Tour Guide2.38
Marketing Manager2.38
Auditor ( external )2.33
Call Center Team Leader2.33
Regional Sales Manager2.33
Project Manager2.2
Supervisor2.33
Field Engineer2.33
IT Manager2.31
Account Manager2.3
Nurse2.3
Financial Manager2.29
HRIS Supervisor2.29
Marketing Executive2.29
Quality Control Supervisor2.29
Recruiter2.27
Network Administrator2.27
Mechanical Engineering Manager2.27
General Manager2.26
Architectural Designer2.25
Managing Director2.25
Sales Manager2.22
C++ Developer2.2
Buyer2.2
Management Consultant2.2
Auditor ( internal )2.2
Assembly Engineering Technician2.2
Quality Assurance Manager2.2
Team Leader2.2
Quantity Surveyors2.2
Internal Compliance Officer2.2
Marketing Coordinator2.2
Sales Manager2.2
Electrical Engineering Manager2.2
System Administrator2.19
Retail Store Manager2.18
Human Resources Administrator2.17
Credit Analyst2.17
Insurance Analyst2.17
Graphic Designer2.16
Production Manager2.14
Sales Assistant2.14
Senior Accountant2.13
Executive Assistant2.11
Help Desk Support2.1
Operations Manager2.05
Personal Assistant2
Executive Personal Assistant2
Secretary2
Interior Designer2
Financial Assistant2
Clerk2
Product Engineer1.83
Site engineer1.83
Elementary School Teacher1.8
Accounts Receivable Clerk1.6
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Stress Comparison by Job Category

Some job categories can be more stressful than others. The table below compares how people in different domains rate the stress level in their jobs. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

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Least Stressful Countries

Does location affect whether people feel streesed in their jobs? The table below compares the stress level per country. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

CountryRating
Russia3.11
Denmark3
Sweden3
Jamaica3
Ukraine2.83
Fiji2.8
Vietnam2.76
Luxembourg2.73
Brazil2.71
Hungary2.69
Finland2.67
Ireland2.63
Spain2.62
Poland2.62
Bahrain2.62
Germany2.61
Kuwait2.61
Cyprus2.6
Sri Lanka2.6
Switzerland2.59
Nigeria2.57
Argentina2.56
Canada2.54
Italy2.53
Romania2.53
Oman2.52
Belgium2.51
United Arab Emirates2.51
United Kingdom2.51
New Zealand2.5
Austria2.5
Bangladesh2.5
Lebanon2.45
Croatia2.45
Mauritius2.45
Australia2.44
Malta2.44
Indonesia2.44
Singapore2.43
Qatar2.42
Saudi Arabia2.41
United States2.41
Kenya2.4
Bulgaria2.4
Korea (South)2.4
Philippines2.39
Czech Republic2.38
Slovakia2.38
Turkey2.36
Pakistan2.35
China2.35
Thailand2.35
Malaysia2.32
Netherlands2.3
South Africa2.27
France2.2
Namibia2.18
Mexico2.15
Portugal2.13
Egypt2.1
Hong Kong2
Algeria2
Greece1.9
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Stress Comparison by Age

Does age affect job stress? Displayed below is the stress level per age as submitted by our users. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

AgeRating
60 Years2.6
59 Years2.29
58 Years3
57 Years2.5
56 Years2.4
55 Years2.33
54 Years2.56
53 Years1.63
52 Years2.13
51 Years2.64
50 Years2.38
49 Years2.28
48 Years2.27
47 Years2.29
46 Years2.53
45 Years2.57
44 Years2.4
43 Years2.38
42 Years2.35
41 Years2.61
40 Years2.51
39 Years2.32
38 Years2.73
37 Years2.31
36 Years2.42
35 Years2.38
34 Years2.39
33 Years2.42
32 Years2.47
31 Years2.48
30 Years2.47
29 Years2.5
28 Years2.31
27 Years2.4
26 Years2.5
25 Years2.45
24 Years2.4
23 Years2.65
22 Years2.42
21 Years2.48
20 Years2.86
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