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America's Most Stressful Jobs 2010

Stress Rank: 191 Stress Score: 73.063 Unemployment: 4%-7% Hours Per Day: 9.5 Time Pressure: High Competition: Very High "Real estate agents and brokers work long, erratic hours, spending much of their showing properties to clients. They must be extremely independent, and able to handle sales quotas and deadline pressures. Because they work in an extremely competitive field, successful agents and brokers are expert salespersons," says CareerCast.com.

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10. Real Estate Agent

Stress Rank: 191
Stress Score: 73.063
Unemployment: 4%-7%
Hours Per Day: 9.5
Time Pressure: High
Competition: Very High

"Real estate agents and brokers work long, erratic hours, spending much of their showing properties to clients. They must be extremely independent, and able to handle sales quotas and deadline pressures. Because they work in an extremely competitive field, successful agents and brokers are expert salespersons," says CareerCast.com.

Source: CareerCast.com || Photo: Camilo Morales | Blend Images | Getty Images