Most stressful jobs in 2012

Everyone experiences stress at work to some degree, but a new study suggests that's more often the case in certain professions.

The website SmartPlanet.com outlines CareerCast's annual list of the most stressful jobs.

The company developed a ranking system based on several different demands for a job including travel, working with the public, hazards, environmental conditions, and growth potential.

So if looking for a new job is one of your New Year's resolutions, you may want to consider the top 10 most stressful jobs to have in 2012.

Below is a list of the 10 most stressful jobs:

1. Soldier
2. Firefighter
3. Airline pilot
4. Military general
5. Police officer
6. Event coordinator
7. Public relations executive
8. Senior corporate executive
9. Photojournalist
10. Taxi driver

The top 10 least stressful jobs based on the same factors include:

1. Medical records technician
2. Jeweler
3. Hairstylist
4. Tailor
5. Medical laboratory technician
6. Audiologist
7. Precision assembler
8. Dietitian
9 Furniture upholster
10. Electrician

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