CareerCast rated the 10 worst jobs based upon work environment, stress, physical demands and hiring outlook. Take a look:
Description: Roughnecks perform maintenance and routine physical labor on oil rigs and pipelines.
Annual Salary: $32,134
Description: Ironworkers assemble and construct the steel framework of buildings, bridges and other structures.
Annual Salary: $34,127
Description: Spending all day in the forest avoiding falling timber is a dangerous job as lumberjacks cut and process trees into useable lumber.
Annual Salary: $32,109
Description: Not a career for those with a fear of heights; roofers repair and install roofs on commercial and residential structures.
Annual Salary: $34,168
Description: Taxicab drivers work long shifts for little money and regularly deal with less-than-patient customers and bumper-to-bumper traffic.
Annual Salary: $21,127
Description: EMT’s are under constant pressure to perform medical tasks and save lives in a hurry.
Annual Salary: $30,168
Description: Welding requires great skill and an ability to deal with immense heat while melting metal parts to join them together permanently.
Annual Salary: $35,126
Description: Painters spend long hours in often awkward body positions on ladders preparing surfaces and applying paints and varnishes to the interior and exterior walls of structures.
Annual Salary: $34,152
Description: No matter the weather, meter readers are tasked with monitoring public utility meters and reviewing volume of consumption by customers.
Annual Salary: $34,171
Description: Construction workers deal regularly with dangerous situations under tight deadlines as they help build any number of structures including highways and buildings.
Annual Salary: $29,211
Long shifts, back-breaking work and unstable work environments make these jobs the worst to have this year, according to CareerCast