But at the other end of the scale, miner, courier and builder’s labourer are the bottom-rated roles because of their high-pressure deadlines, long hours and low salaries.
Intriguingly, pilot was rated the sixth-best job overall but the responsibility that comes with taking the passengers’ lives in your hands every time you take the controls meant it was the third most stressful job.
Adzuna used deadlines, competitiveness and physical and emotional risk to rate the most pressurised jobs, giving additional weight to levels of actual physical danger. Taking the heaviest toll on the nerves are working as an oil rigger, doctor, pilot, journalist and fireman.
For those looking for a position less likely to send the heart racing, the research recommends finding employment as a receptionist, librarian, translator, secretary or charity worker. More.