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The 10 most overrated and underrated jobs



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If you’re an advertising account manager or attorney, maybe you should sit down.

Unfortunately for you and eight other professions, you’ve been identified as one of the top 10 most overrated jobs this year.

According to CareerCast’s 2014 Jobs Rated report, the top 10 most overrated professions are:

1. Advertising account executive
2. Attorney
3. Author
4. Book keeper
5. Event co-coordinator
6. Management consultant
7. Public relations manager
8. Senior corporate executive
9. Stockbroker
10. Surgeon

But on the flip side of that are the 10 most underrated jobs:

1. Accountants
2. Civil engineer
3. Computer systems analyst
4. Environmental engineer
5. Geologist
6. Legal assistant
7. Market research analyst
8. Multimedia artist
9. Physiologist
10. Veterinarian

The report takes into consideration each profession’s projected hiring outlook, annual salary as well as level of stress.

It is also part of the same survey which identified the most endangered jobs of 2014, and the best and worst jobs to have.

Do you think these jobs deserve to be on these lists? Share your thoughts with us below.

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