Study: Actuary best job, roustabout worst in 2010

Tue Jan 5, 2010 6:10pm EST
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Being an actuary calculating statistics to determine probability and risk is the best job to have in 2010, while working on an oil rig as a roustabout is the worst position, according to a study released on Tuesday.

The following is a list of the 20 best jobs as well as the 20 worst jobs, with No. 1 on the second list being the worst, according to, a job search site that analyzed 200 jobs in North America.

Best Jobs in 2010:

1. Actuary

2. Software engineer

3. Computer systems analyst

4. Biologist

5. Historian

6. Mathematician   Continued...