Are you thankful for your job?
Think your job is bad? Here are five low-paying, high-stress jobs, according to Monster.com .
Supportive Residential Counselor
Supportive residential counselor often work at assisted-living homes for residents with mental and emotional problems that need constant supervision and aid. Job responsibilities typically include helping people bathe and use the bathroom and involve working nights and weekends.
Median Salary: $26,900
Hollywood blockbusters tend to portray international trade negotiations as intense—and that’s a pretty accurate depiction. To survive this commission-based career, you better be a strong negotiator with thick skin. Part of the job requires acting as a mediator to coordinate the storage or distribution of goods bought and sold internationally.
Median Salary: $36,700
Working to guide drug dependents and alcoholics toward sobriety can be taxing on individuals as they work to indentify the cause of a dependence and create a rehabilitation plan. These counselors also provide aid and guidance to the families and friends of drug and alcohol addicts.
Median Salary: $38,900
To have this job you must be able to work with all different types of people, have solid communication skills and willing to work odd hours. Probation officers work with offenders who have been sentenced to probation—and help create community-services requirements. They also conduct pre=sentenced investigations on convicted criminals to help courts determine the level of probation and sentencing.
Median Salary: $39,900
Imagine always being on deadline. The journalism world might sounds glamorous, but news reporters work long hours without a big paycheck. These employees are responsible for generating story leads, finding sources and writing or broadcasting stories… all on deadline.
Median Salary: $40,900
For these employees, long stressful days with small wages are just a normal day at the office. Take a look at five of the most overworked and poorly-paid professions.