Here Are The Best Occupations For Work-Life Balance

October 27, 2015  |  

Let me know when your whole life goes up in smoke. Means it’s time for a promotion.

This matter-of-fact quote provided by the character Nigel in Twentieth Century Fox’s The Devil Wears Prada is a sad but true reality for many working women. Being considered a model employee is wonderful, but what is your home life looking like? What about your social?

Finding a healthy balance between your career and the rest of your life is crucial to your mental, emotional and even phsyical wellbeaing, but according to Glassdoor, some professions are more conducive to maintaining a healthy balance than others. Find out which gigs the career community and job search site listed as having the best work-life balance potential.

1. Data Scientist
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.2

2. SEO Manager
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1

3. Talent Acquisition Specialist
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

4. Social Media Manager
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

5. Substitute Teacher
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9

6. Recruiting Coordinator
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9

7. UX Designer
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9

8. Digital Marketing Manager
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9

9. Marketing Assistant
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8

10. Web Developer
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8

11. Risk Analyst
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8

12. Civil Engineer
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
• Salary: $65,532

13. Client Manager
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8

14. Instructional Designer
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8

15. Marketing Analyst
• Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8

According to the site, the professions were ranked according the reported satisfaction of employees. The ratings were based on a five-point scale with 1.0 being “very dissatisfied,” 3.0 being “OK,” and 5.0 being “very satisfied.”

Did your profession make the list? How satisfied are you with your current employment situation and what are some of the ways you find balance?

Head over to Glassdoor to check out the check out the full list.

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