Richard Florida
by Richard Florida
Fri Jul 25th 2008 at 9:15am UTC

Happy Jobs, American-style

I guess I picked a good occupation, or should I say occupations. Educators and authors are two of the 10 happiest occupations, according to this 2007 University of Chicago study (h/t: Charlotta Mellander). Clergy top the list, however. Psychologists are happy, as are artists, sculptors, office supervisors, and operating engineers. More here.

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  1. Creative Class » Blog Archive » Happy Jobs, American-style - Creative Class | Ted Eytan, MD Says:

    [...] Creative Class » Blog Archive » Happy Jobs, American-style – Creative Class – Physicians and lawyers (the highest in prestige) score above average in satisfaction and happiness, but not in the top 12. Nurses score slightly lower than doctors. Physical therapists are #2, behind clergy. [...]