Newspaper reporter's job is the second worst career in the US, while that of a mathematician is the best, according to a study by CareerCast. The job of a newspaper reporter is the second worst after that of lumberjack and it has "lost its lustre dramatically over the past five years is expected to plummet even further by 2022 as more and more print publications abandon operations", said the study. This year's study has ranked 200 jobs and classified them as the best or the worst on the basis of five core criteria-- physical demand, work environment, income, stress and hiring outlook. The job of taxi driver, broadcaster, head cook, flight attendant, garbage collector, firefighter and corrections officer are the other worst jobs in that order in the list of 10 worst jobs.
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