Best and worst jobs of 2014

Apr 28, 2014 5:23 PM

The website has released their annual ranking of the 10 best and 10 worst jobs of 2014, and it’s looking good for those in the math and science field.

Nine out of 10 of the best jobs fell into the STEM career category (science, technology, engineering and math), with the "numbers guys," in particular, locking in three of the top four spots.

"This absolutely verifies the importance of STEM careers," said Tony Lee, publisher of and

Mathematician was named the best job for 2014, followed by tenured university professor and statistician.

Here is the top 10:

1. Mathematician

2. Tenured University Professor

3. Statistician

4. Actuary

5. Audiologist

6. Dental Hygienist

7. Software Engineer

8. Computer Systems Analyst

9. Occupational Therapist

10. Speech Pathologist

Lumberjack earned the distinction of being the worst job, followed by newspaper reporter and enlisted military personnel.

Here is the bottom 10:

1. Lumberjack

2. Newspaper reporter

3. Enlisted Military Personnel

4. Taxi Driver

5. Broadcaster

6. Head Cook

7. Flight Attendant

8. Garbage Collector

9. Firefighter

10. Corrections Officer


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