What are the worst jobs to have in 2015? CareerCast.com released its annual list of the worst jobs and it includes newspaper reporter, lumberjack and taxi driver. The site considered income, stress, physical demands and environmental factors in making up this list.
10. Mail carrier
Another public position that makes the top 10 list of worst jobs in 2015 is a mail carrier, a position averaging a salary of $41,068 a year. According to CareerCast.com, mail carrier has the worst 10-year growth outlook with -28.32 percent.
One of the most important public positions is also one of the worst according to CareerCast.com, as firefighter ranks No. 9 on the worst jobs list. The growth outlook for the position is 8.64 percent.
9. Taxi driver
Low pay and a lot of competition make being a taxi driver the ninth-worst job in CareerCast.com's 2016 list. The Jobs Rated score is 627, with an annual median salary of just $23,210. The growth outlook is 13 percent.
7. Correctional officer
On top of working with some of the most dangerous members of society, correctional officers face low pay, and high stress, at an average salary of $39,163. The growth outlook for the job is 4.63 percent.
Another sign of the times for the journalism industry, photojournalist rates No. 6 on the list of the worst jobs in 2015, with an average pay of $29,267 and job growth outlook of 1.67 percent, according to CareerCast.com.
With a growth outlook of -1.53 percent and an average pay of $29,347, the broadcast news industry is shrinking in more ways than one. Expect long hours and low pay if you want to make it in broadcasting.
Coming in at No. 4, kitchen cooks are rated as having one of the worst jobs, with an average income of $42,208 and a growth outlook of 3.08 percent.
3. Enlisted military personnel
Enlisted military personnel protect the nation and deal with high stress. They're also making $28,840, on average, and the growth outlook for military positions is 1.83 percent.
Almost as bad as the newspaper reporter job? Lumberjack, which finished second on the list, and paid less than a newspaper reporter, at $34,110. The job also has a growth outlook of -13.00 percent thanks to a decline in demand in the logging industry, according to CareerCast.com.
1. Newspaper reporter
Want to be a newspaper reporter? It's stressful and doesn't pay all that well, according to CareerCast.com, which placed it at the top of its worst-jobs list. The average pay for newspaper reporters is $36,267 and the growth outlook is -13.33 percent.