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The 10 Worst Jobs of 2012

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Careercast.com released it's top ten list for worst Jobs in America you will be amazed on what made #10. I'm NOT making it up!

Overall score is based on

  • Work Environment:
    Stress:
    Physical Demands:
    Hiring Outlook:

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Fells, cuts, and transports timber to be processed into lumber, paper, and other wood products. Unemployment for Lumberjacks is very high, and the demand for their services is expected to continue to fall. And while working outside all day may seem like a great job perk, being a lumberjack not only is considered the worst job, but also one of the world’s most dangerous.

 
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2

Dairy farmer

Directs and takes part in activities involved in the raising of cattle for milk production. Overall Score: 1748.00 Income: $33,119.00
 
 

a dairy farmer once quoted "I've never been in prison, but I've run a dairy farm for 20 years. I figure it is pretty much the same thing - 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and never a day off!"

 
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3

Military

Overall Score: 1703.00 Income: $36,261.00
 
 

From serving food in the mess hall to fighting a battle on the front line to avoiding land mines along the path to a village, the duties a soldier carries out have very different levels of responsibility.due to the dangers involved it makes the list

 
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4

Oil Rig Worker

Overall Score: 1627.00 Income: $32,132.00
 
 

Performs routine physical labor and maintenance on oil rigs and pipelines, both on and off shore.

 
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5

Newspaper Reporter

Overall Score: 1594.00 Income: $35,275.00
 
 

Covers newsworthy events for newspapers, magazines, and television news programs. Due to digital taking over, this job has a short future

 
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6

Waiter/Waitress

Overall Score: 1575.00 Income: $18,088.00
 
 

Takes customer orders, serves food and drink, and prepares meal checks.

 
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7

Meter Reader

Overall Score: 1545.00 Income: $35,171.00
 
 

Monitors public utility meters, and records volume of consumption by customers.

 
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8

Dishwasher

Overall Score: 1539.00 Income: $18,044.00
 
 

Cleans the plates, glasses and silverware used by patrons of an eating establishment, and the pots, pans and cooking utensils used by chefs.

 
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9

Butcher

Overall Score: 1527.00 Income: $29,156.00
 
 

Prepares meat for sale to distributors, supermarket customers, and other consumers.

 
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10

Broadcaster/radio ((shut the front door!))

Overall Score: 1480.00 Income: $27,324.00
 
 

Prepares and delivers news and related presentations over the air on radio and television.As the digital world continues to take over and provide on-demand information, the need for daily newscasts is diminishing. To be sure, both jobs once seemed glamorous, but on-the-job stress, declining job opportunities and income levels are what landed them on our Worst Jobs list. ARE YOU KIDDING ME!

 

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