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Old Nov 26th 2013, 8:14 am
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(according to the Wall Street Journal)

Good to see 'Management Consultant' well below 'Parole Officer'.........

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/...39154095008558
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Old Nov 26th 2013, 9:14 am
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Historian above Petroleum Engineer? I'd imagine 10/10 for work environment, stress and physical demands, and 1/10 for income and hiring outlook.

And the Sewage Plant Operative is sandwiched between a Secretary and a Librarian. I think I've seen a film like that...

And Corporate Executive (Senior) at position 155, 2 places above Bus Driver.

Obviously Python were wrong about Lumberjacks...
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I like that maids are above trolley dollies!
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Surely being an Actuary is quite stressful?
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Surely being an Actuary is quite stressful?
Indeed. You can't go to parties and be honest about what you do...
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Old Nov 26th 2013, 9:31 am
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Indeed. You can't go to parties and be honest about what you do...


But think how many times you could crack actually/actuary jokes...
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Surely being an Actuary is quite stressful?
it's not stressful at all. I used to work with them - shit boring, no stress but very highly paid.
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it's not stressful at all. I used to work with them - shit boring, no stress but very highly paid.
Yep, I know one--as much as one ever can--and he fits that bill perfectly. His wife is as mad as a box of snakes, though, and not in a good way.

Actuary, I also know a Japanese one...
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Actuary, I also know a Japanese one...
There it is...
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Nice to see my old profession is in the top 100, actually no 67.
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Nice to see my old profession is in the top 100, actually no 67.
.... but not the oldEST profession...........
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Nice to see my old profession is in the top 100, actually no 67.
2 ahead of Scamp who's being pilloried elsewhere.
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Old Nov 26th 2013, 11:35 am
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2 ahead of Scamp who's being pilloried elsewhere.
If you're going to be any number in that list it may as well be 69.
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Old Nov 26th 2013, 11:37 am
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If you're going to be any number in that list it may as well be 69.
I thought that when I saw it....
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32 for my old job as a civil engineer, which I seriously doubt should have a rating that high.
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