According to Microsoft’s 2021 Work Trend Index, more than half of the world’s workforce feels overworked. Nearly 40 percent feels exhausted. For Canadians, the statistics are even more worrying: 47 percent of Canadian workers feel exhausted during a typical workday — and Gen Z and Millennial workers, in particular, are struggling more than older generations. There are various strategies for coping with job burnout: and one of these is to make a career change. If you want to avoid burnout, here are 10 jobs with the highest burnout rates and five with the lowest.
Highest burnout: Physician
Highest burnout: Nurse
Highest burnout: Retail and fast-food worker
Highest burnout: Social worker
Highest burnout: Police officer
Highest burnout: Air traffic controller
Highest burnout: Emergency response worker
Highest burnout: Lawyer
Highest burnout: Teacher
Highest burnout: Certified public accountant
If you feel that the best way of coping with job burnout is to look for a different career, here are five jobs with low burnout rates.