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The best job in the U.S.A. is software engineer. The worst job is also one of the most dangerous: a roustabout on oil rigs and pipelines. That’s the word from CareerCast.com , a job web site that evaluated 200 professions to determine the best and worst based on income, working conditions, physical demands and job outlook.

The top 10 best jobs in the U.S.:

  1. Software engineer
  2. Mathematician
  3. Actuary
  4. Statistician
  5. Computer systems analyst
  6. Meteorologist
  7. Biologist
  8. Historian
  9. Audiologist
  10. Dental hygienist

The top 10 worst jobs in the U.S.:

  1. Roustabout on oil rigs and pipelines
  2. Ironworker
  3. Lumberjack
  4. Roofer
  5. Taxi driver
  6. Emergency medical technician
  7. Welder
  8. Painter
  9. Meter reader
  10. Construction worker

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