At the beginning of the year, California based jobs website, CareerCast, released a list of the best and worst jobs in America. The list is compiled from evaluations of 200 professions based on five criteria: pay, hiring outlook, work environment, stress, and physical demands. There are over one hundred criteria within those five main ones. Based on the results of this analysis, CareerCast has awarded computer systems analyst the number one most underrated job, with a median salary of $78,000 and a low unemployment rate. Additionally, there is little stress in the work, yet it is intellectually stimulating, and requires no contact with hazardous materials or heavy lifting. Coming in second: civil engineer.
Read the full article here: The Most Underrated Jobs 2012