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stressful jobs that pay badly

So Yahoo! has this story up on the "stressful jobs that pay badly" -
1) social worker
2) special events coordinator
3) probation officer
4) news reporter
5) music ministry director
6) membership mgr
7) fundraiser
8) commercial photographer
9) assisted living director

Okay, so I'd probably rather be an auditor than any of the ones above...and the pay for these jobs suck. But can we at least get an honorable mention?


reinier said…
Being a news reporter is a very stressful job because of all the deadlines, but it is kind of exciting in a way. You get to meet a lot of people, and if you're lucky or good, you really get to know them. I used to write for our campus paper back in college, and it kind of prepared me for all the sleepless nights in audit.

Commercial photographer? Really? I have no idea how that job would be stressful.
Kel said…
Unfortunately, auditing doesn't make the cut for "paying badly." At least in terms of what you can get right out of college.
I am a social worker, and the pay is usually pretty bad unless you are working for a county protective services agency. The stress level, however, is outrageous no matter where you're working. Dealing with the problems of others is always difficult.
Anonymous said…
Where I am, laying bricks, driving a truck in the middle of nowhere, or other skilled non degree related jobs pay MORE than as an audit grad. If you look at the graduate salary on an hourly basis, I reckon flipping burgers might be marginally higher.
itAuditSecurity said…
Everyone hates auditors, so why should they make any such list? Okay, MOST people hate auditors.

I once worked in a company that liked, almost cherished, its auditors. It was really weird.

But then I was laid off. The illusion was nice for a while...

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