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America's Least Stressful Jobs 2012

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6. Audiologist

Average annual income: $66,660

An audiologist is someone who works with the hearing impaired to help improve their hearing. It’s generally in a health-care or educational facility, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It involves testing, diagnosing and determining treatment.

You’re helping to repair one of the person’s core senses that is used for everything from work to social interaction, so there’s gratification in the work you do and immense appreciation from the people you’re doing it for — a clear path to low stress.

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