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List: Best and worst jobs of 2015

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Posted at 11:48 AM, Apr 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-16 10:23:54-04

A job search website has listed the best and worst jobs of 2015 — and newspaper reporter tops the list of worst.

CareerCast.com says the rankings are based on such things as income, outlook and environmental factors. It also looks at physical demands.

The best jobs are "financially lucrative, offer abundant opportunities for advancement and, most surprisingly, often deviate from common perceptions about math," CareerCast's report says.

2015’s best jobs:
1. Actuary
2. Audiologist
3. Mathematician
4. Statistician
5. Biomedical engineer
6. Data scientist
7. Dental hygienist
8. Software engineer
9. Occupational therapist
10. Computer systems analyst

2015’s worst jobs:
1. Newspaper reporter
2. Lumberjack
3. Enlisted military personnel
4. Cook
5. Broadcaster
6. Photojournalist
7. Corrections officer
8. Taxi driver
9. Firefighter
10. Mail carrier

Earlier this year, Glassdoor put out a different "best jobs" list based on earnings potential and job openings. Watch the video below to see which jobs are on its list, which leads with physician's assistant.

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