Do You Feel Your Job Makes the World Worse?


Posted on: January 25th, 2013 by ABC News No Comments

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — While many Americans may hate their jobs, the overwhelming majority don’t believe they’re making the world a worse place — or do they?

In a new survey reported by CNN Money, PayScale.com asked one question to workers, “Does your job make the world a better place?”  As it turns out, fast food workers have the worst outlook on the value of their jobs — nearly 39 percent feel their jobs make the world a worse place.

Here are the top 15 kinds of workers who claim what they do makes the world a worse place and the percentage of each who actually hold that opinion:

1. Fast food worker – 38.4 percent
2. Gaming dealer – 17.6 percent
3. Telemarketer – 9.4 percent
4. Newscast director – 8.1 percent
5. Bartender – 6.7 percent
6. Loan collector – 4.9 percent
6. Fashion designer – 4.9 percent
8. Investment banking associate – 4.6 percent
9. Senior attorney – 4.4 percent
10. Credit/collections supervisor – 4.1 percent
11. Retail sales associate – 3.7 percent
12. Legal assistant – 3.4 percent
13. Advertising account executive – 3.3 percent
14. Claims adjuster – 3.1 percent
14. Petroleum engineer – 3.1 percent

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