11 High-Paying Jobs for People Who Don’t Like Stress

If you think “stress-free” cannot come with “job”, let alone “high salaries”, this list of 11 high-paying jobs for people who don’t like stress will prove you wrong. There are, in fact, jobs that come with awesome paychecks that are, while not exactly devoid of stress, are definitely way less stressful than most occupations.

This list is based on the survey done by Dr. Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., a Career Information Expert. In his observation, he compared the salaries and stress levels of 767 jobs identified by the United States Labor Department. Shatkin used stress tolerance levels from data gathered by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics as well as the US Occupational Informational Network, where stress is rated from 0 to 100 with lower ratings indicating lower stress levels. The jobs identified in the list earned over $70,000 per annum.

11 High-Paying Jobs for People Who Don’t Like Stress


The items on this list are ranked according to the stress tolerance levels registered for each occupation.

Sounds like a dream job? Not really. Ironically, these high-paying jobs for people who don’t like stress require quite the education – and you’ll know why as soon as you start reading the list. Unsurprisingly, too, these jobs are not on the list of the 11 Highest paid jobs you can work from home or anywhere in the world.

We’re not sure if these jobs would make you feel jealous and unhappy with what you currently have, but we’re sure it’s worth checking out. Take a look.