Librarian Picked as One of the ‘Least Stressful Jobs for 2013′

By Jason Boog Comment

CareerCast recently picked the 10 Least Stressful Jobs for 2013, nominating librarians as one of the most peaceful jobs for our harried workforce.

Do all the librarians in the audience agree? The article pegged the median salary of a librarian at $54,000, but with budget cuts, dwindling resources and shorter hours at many libraries, we can imagine that some might disagree with the pick.

Here’s an excerpt: “A peaceful atmosphere and unlimited access to literature makes librarian a welcoming career option for the bookish. Librarians have many careers paths at schools, colleges and universities, city/county funded libraries and in corporate research.”