U.S. News & World Report released its 10 worst jobs for millennials list for 2017, with the rankings based on a survey of more than 1,000 individuals. According to the survey, when millennials were asked what mattered most when considering a career, with salary coming in as most important, then work-life balance, and then stress level. Check out what the worst jobs for those ages 20-34, according to the study, and also check out what the magazine called the best jobs for millennials.
Median salary: $50,490 Being a steelworker can take you to the tops of bridges and skyscrapers, but it is a job that has a high stress level as well as an unemployment rate of 9.1 percent, according to the report. Overall, being a steelworker ranks as the 10th worst job for millennials.
9.) Sales Representative
Median salary: $55,730 Sales representatives have to deal with clients and sales goals, and while you can make a decent living selling products to customers, according to the study, the job comes with an above-average stress level. Also, work-life balance can be thrown out of whack if pressure to sell items eats into personal hours.
8.) Nursing Aide
Median salary: $25,710 Nursing aides help take care of patients, including helping to clean, bathe and assist them, and taking their vital signs. It's a field that requires physical work and can lead to injuries and an above-average stress level, according to the report.
Median salary: $31,980 Although paramedics are essential in helping to save lives, the emotional rewards of the job don't usually come with financial compensation. It's a high-stress job that also can also result in injuries due to the physical requirements and exposure to illnesses.
6.) Restaurant Cook
Median salary: $23,100 With one of the lowest median salaries on the report's list, as well as an above-average stress level and long hours being on your feet, the job of a restaurant cook ranked as the sixth-worst for millennials.
5.) Community Health Worker
Median salary: $36,300 Community health workers act as liaisons between citizens and the professional health community. The job comes with a high stress level, low pay and many hours, which isn't always ideal for a lot of millennials' goals, according to the report.
Median salary: $45,940 With the recent popularity of dance shows, the job of a choreographer has become more prominent, with 70 percent of those in the field being millennials, according to the magazine. However, the job has its drawbacks: carrying an above-average stress level and a higher risk of getting hurt at work due to the physical nature of the job.
Median salary: $19,530 Bartenders can work in fun environments, but it's also a lot of work to make drinks quickly and charge accurately in a fast-paced atmosphere. Despite the high stress level, the magazine notes that 60 percent of bartenders are millennials.
Median salary: $39,236 While actors aspire to high honors and awards, it's very tough to break into the business, with many having to take second jobs to make ends meet. According to the report, the profession has an above-average stress level and an unemployment rate of 26.1 percent.
1.) Construction worker
Median salary: $31,910 Construction workers have a thankless job, working outside in all conditions to help build structures and infrastructure, and according to the study, the job comes with a high stress level, low pay and below-average work-life balance.