Did your position make the list?

By Real Simple
Updated October 21, 2015
Between 26 and 40 percent of workers feel their job is too stressful, according to the CDC. And working extra long hours, whether in the office or after you’ve left, is one reason why. We need time after work to disconnect in order to mentally recharge for the next day, according to one study published in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. So try to create a definite line between work time and personal time to cut back on worrying about your job.
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While salary is important when seeking a job, many employees also want an office environment with flexible hours, so they can advance their careers and spend time with family. Unfortunately, according to Glassdoor, a job and recruiting site with more than 8 million company reviews, this type of balance has become harder to find. In 2009, people reported feeling happy with their work flexibility—with an average satisfaction score of 3.5 on a 5-point scale. However, in 2014, that rating decreased to 3.4. This year, the average rating fell to 3.2.

To assess which jobs do help employees achieve a schedule that allows for ample time at home, Glassdoor analyzed roughly 60,000 company reviews from employees registered on the site. Each job title included in the report had at least 75 ratings from at least 75 different companies that addressed “work-life balance.” The top 10 jobs are listed below. The ratings are based on a 5-point scale, where 1.0 is very dissatisfied, 3.0 is OK, and 5.0 is very satisfied.

1. Data Scientist: 4.2

2. SEO Manager: 4.1

3. Talent Acquisition Specialist: 4.0

4. Social Media Manager: 4.0

5. Substitute Teacher: 3.9

6. Recruiting Coordinator: 3.9

7. UX Designer: 3.9

8. Digital Marketing Manager: 3.9

9. Marketing Assistant: 3.8

10. Web Developer: 3.8

For the full list, visit Glassdoor.com.