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The Most Demanding Jobs

Firefighters, Surgeons, Execs Have the Most Demanding Jobs

Jobs have a way of weighing us down, and some are more likely to wear on us than others. In a new report, CareerCast.com ranks the most demanding jobs considering their risk, hours, stress level, and physical demands.

Firefighters are more than brave hotties; the report shows that firefighters hold the most demanding job of all because they're no strangers to long hours, life-threatening situations, and have more physical demands than the other decidedly demanding jobs. The full list of the overall (white and blue collar) demanding jobs is below.

  1. Firefighter
  2. Surgeon
  3. Corporate Executive (Senior)
  4. Police Officer
  5. Roustabout
  6. Sailor
  7. Physician (General Practice)
  8. Psychiatrist

To see CareerCast's list of the most demanding white collar jobs, read more

  1. Surgeon
  2. Corporate Executive (Senior)
  3. Physician (General Practice)
  4. Psychiatrist
  5. Attorney
  6. Judge (Federal)
  7. Clergy
  8. Pharmacist
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