9 most stressful American jobs in 2018

  • 9. Senior corporate executive: $181,210

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    CEOs might earn a hefty paycheck, but that comes with a high dose of stress. The stress score for these executives stands at 48.7, or almost 10 time as high as the least stressful job on the study, diagnostic medical sonographer.

    "You'll be asked to work extremely long hours, and your deadlines will be tight," Kensing said. "You're overseeing the deadlines in everyone in the operation. That will be the public name someone associates with an organization."