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6. Dental Hygienist

Salary: $68,250
Change From 2012: Down 2

Dental hygienists are the employees who help the dentist with everything from exams to cleanings.

You might think it's gross to put your fingers in someone else's mouth, but if you talk to them, Lee said, they love their jobs. They get to talk to people every day, have flexible schedules and make good money.

This job scores high because it's low stress, the hiring outlook is good and the median salary is decent.

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