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Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance

The 29 Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance

By now, you are probably aware that millennial burnout is a very real problem. Perhaps you're even reading this while furtively scarfing down food at your desk with 48 other browser tabs open and a couple dozen unanswered emails waiting in your inbox. Balancing a professional life with one's personal health and well-being has never been as challenging as it is in this era of constant, immediate information and communication.

Thus, the demand for careers that provide superb work-life balance is at an all-time high. Glassdoor gathered together a list of the 29 best jobs for work-life balance, based on employee feedback shared over the past year. (Ratings based on a 5-point scale: 1.0 = very dissatisfied, 3.0 = OK, 5.0 = very satisfied.)

If you're in need of a new job that won't drain you of all your time and life force, check out one of these top picks.

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1. Corporate Recruiter

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1
  • Median Salary: $65,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,269

2. UX Designer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1
  • Median Salary: $95,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,139

3. Data Scientist

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
  • Median Salary: $112,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 2,106

4. Strategy Manager

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
  • Median Salary: $110,487
  • Number of Job Openings: 595

5. UI Designer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
  • Median Salary: $84,500
  • Number of Job Openings: 615

6. Recruiting Coordinator

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
  • Median Salary: $48,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 604

7. Technical Account Manager

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
  • Median Salary: $75,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,035

8. Mobile Developer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
  • Median Salary: $101,318
  • Number of Job Openings: 2,074

9. Devops Engineer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
  • Median Salary: $110,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,536

10. Research Engineer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  • Median Salary: $103,029
  • Number of Job Openings: 483

11. Marketing Analyst

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  • Median Salary: $65,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 3,033

12. Scrum Master

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  • Median Salary: $89,428
  • Number of Job Openings: 686

13. Substitute Teacher

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  • Median Salary: $25,178
  • Number of Job Openings: 420

14. Library Assistant

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  • Median Salary: $28,929
  • Number of Job Openings: 356

15. Social Media Manager

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  • Median Salary: $54,908
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,060

16. PHP Developer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  • Median Salary: $79,923
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,622

17. Web Designer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  • Median Salary: $61,198
  • Number of Job Openings: 485

18. Content Manager

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  • Median Salary: $73,909
  • Number of Job Openings: 544

19. Technical Editor

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  • Median Salary: $61,486
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,529

20. Data Analyst

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  • Median Salary: $65,694
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,994

21. Project Analyst

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  • Median Salary: $60,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 315

22. Marketing Coordinator

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  • Median Salary: $48,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 11,702

23. Recruiting Manager

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  • Median Salary: $72,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 318

24. Client Manager

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
  • Median Salary: $67,462
  • Number of Job Openings: 496

25. Computer Programmer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
  • Median Salary: $75,076
  • Number of Job Openings: 288

26. Research Analyst

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
  • Median Salary: $59,003
  • Number of Job Openings: 353

27. Research Technician

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
  • Median Salary: $37,320
  • Number of Job Openings: 398

28. Creative Manager

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
  • Median Salary: $106,825
  • Number of Job Openings: 591

29. Lab Assistant

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
  • Median Salary: $28,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,127
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