Career’s With The Highest Divorce Rate
There are a lot of factors that go into picking a job, but do you think about how it will impact your relationship?
Thanks to The Penny Hoarder, Fun107 has the 15 careers with the highest divorce rates. You may think that more stressful jobs are at the top of this list, but that doesn't seem to always be the case.
1. Dancers and Choreographers
Dancers and Choreographers have a divorce rate of 43.05%. The environment and practice sessions seem to affect even those who are new to dancing. It is a romantic thing and there are many things that can branch off of that.
After all, how does a bartender get the best tips, apart from providing excellent service? Flirting comes to mind. The divorce rate for bartenders is 38.43%.
3. Massage Therapists
Who did you touch today? Even if it isn’t asked, it’s a question that might be on your spouse’s mind when you walk through the door after a long day as a masseuse. The divorce rate for massage therapists: 38.22%.
4. and 5. Casino Workers
The environment is one of gambling and partying, perhaps making it conducive to risky behavior. Gaming service workers have a 31.35% divorce rate, according to Statista. Cage workers (cashiers and money counters) have an even higher divorce rate (34.66%), so maybe the problem is money.
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6. Extruding Machine Operators: 32.74%
7. Factory Workers: 29.78%
8. Telephone operators: 29.30%
9. Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides: 28.95%
10. Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers: 28.49%
11. Baggage porters and concierges: 28.49%
12. Telemarketers: 28.10%
13. Waiters/waitresses: 27.12%
14. Roofers: 26.85%
15. Maids and housekeeping cleaners: 26.38%
But there is good news as well, here are six careers with the lowest divorce rates, maybe you should look into going into these careers. Even better...find someone in one of these professions. Perfect marriage? A podiatrist married to an optometrist. Match made in heaven.
Nuclear engineers: 7.29%
Sales engineers: 6.61%
Transit and railroad police: 5.26%
Additional Reporting by Kiah Heron