The 2011 list of Most Stressful Jobs in America is out today and, to be honest, it's kinda weak. The list includes photojournalists, newscasters, PR people and ad executives but doesn't list a single police / parole / probation officer, social worker, nurse/doctor or IT admin guy. Surely we can make a better list than this!
To get a sense of the most stressful jobs in America, CareerCast.com looked at 11 different factors that can cause stress on the job, and ranked 200 professions by how significantly these demands factor into the average workday. Factors that weighed into stress include work environment, job competitiveness, physical demands, deadlines, on-the-job dangers and even the job's growth potential.