The Wall Street Journal looks at the best and worst jobs of 2012 with data collected by CareerCast from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ranking criteria are based on physical demands, work environment, income, stress and hiring outlook.
Journalism doesn’t do well. Software Engineer leads the pack. For future journalists, combine the two and you might be on to something.
Image: Twitter post by Jason Gay, sports columnist for the Wall Street Journal.

The Wall Street Journal looks at the best and worst jobs of 2012 with data collected by CareerCast from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ranking criteria are based on physical demands, work environment, income, stress and hiring outlook.

Journalism doesn’t do well. Software Engineer leads the pack. For future journalists, combine the two and you might be on to something.

Image: Twitter post by Jason Gay, sports columnist for the Wall Street Journal.

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  1. afruit4thought reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    I should quit while I’m ahead. Except there aren’t any jobs out there…
  2. dimwen reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    More discouragement? Just what I need…(eyeroll)
  3. halvingthetimeofmylife reblogged this from futurejournalismproject
  4. this-is-void reblogged this from brooklynmutt and added:
    Since 2004. Never giving up on journalism. ever.
  5. stephyong reblogged this from ladiesofthelawn and added:
    ^
  6. shmorgesborg reblogged this from brooklynmutt and added:
    Well, fuck.
  7. jittery-zeitgeist reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    And people wonder why I switched career tracks.
  8. theycallmethejackal reblogged this from brooklynmutt
  9. diaryofasuburbangirl reblogged this from futurejournalismproject
  10. ladiesofthelawn reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    Holla. We’re better than the Village People.
  11. guelahpapyrus reblogged this from brooklynmutt
  12. morningcola reblogged this from monsieur-mac and added:
    Well, there goes my dream.
  13. alwaysfallingdizzy reblogged this from futurejournalismproject
  14. axeinpants reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    I DON’T MIND BEING A LUMBERJACK!!! *I’m a lumberjack and I’m okay. .. .
  15. vermontsongbird reblogged this from brooklynmutt
  16. monsieur-mac reblogged this from brooklynmutt
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  18. redeemedrachel reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    Should I be sighing or chortling?
  19. staylorellis reblogged this from rachelanna
  20. rachelanna reblogged this from heyitscat and added:
    oh.
  21. woodstockwanted reblogged this from brooklynmutt and added:
    Well, I’m in fir a treat once I get my degree.
  22. postsbygina reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    Sweet. I’m part of the Village People!
  23. businessandyourmother reblogged this from futurejournalismproject
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  25. maiandy reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    Great news for aspiring journalists.
  26. heyitscat reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    My office elevator has those little news screens that had the best job and worst job and their middle pay, and I saw...

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