These are the 12 jobs that make people the most miserable

News 05/11/2019

We've got bad news for all you tradies out there. A recent study has found the jobs that tend to make people the most unhappy, and labourers and roofers were among the top. 


Also among the jobs making people miserable were bartending, waiting, hand packers, freight handlers and more.  

Here's the top 12 that made the list for making you the most miserable:

  1. Roofers
  2. Waiters/Servers
  3. Labourers (except construction)
  4. Bartenders
  5. Hand packers and packagers
  6. Freight, stock and material handlers
  7. Apparel clothing salespersons
  8. Cashiers
  9. Food preparers
  10. Expediters (suppliers)
  11. Butchers and meat cutters
  12. Furniture/Home furnishing salespersons

But it's not all bad news, the study also found the jobs that people found the most satisfying.

The most satisfying jobs are mostly professions, especially those involving caring for, teaching, and protecting others and creative pursuits.

The 12 Jobs that make you the most satisfied:

  1. Clergy
  2. Physical therapists
  3. Firefighters
  4. Education administrators
  5. Painters, sculptors, and related artists
  6. Teachers
  7. Authors
  8. Psychologists
  9. Special education teachers
  10. Operating engineers
  11. Office supervisors
  12. Security and financial services salespersons

It might be time for a career change if your job doesn't fit into that last category...