CareerCasts ranking system for stress considered 11 different job demands that can be expected to evoke stress, including amount of travel, growth potential, deadlines, working in the public eye, competitiveness, physical demands, environmental conditions, hazards encountered, own-life risk, life of another at risk and meeting the public. A high score was awarded if a particular demand was a major part of the job, fewer points were awarded if the demand was a small part of the job and no points were awarded if that demand was not normally required.
Based on the sites rankings, the most stressful jobs for 2014 are:
-Member of paramilitary force
-Public relations executive
-Senior corporate executive
The study also looked at the least stressful jobs and came up with the top five: