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The 10 most stressful jobs in America

Americans are more stressed out than ever. Last year, almost 30 percent of Americans said they were experiencing more stress than in the previous year.

Stress levels were particularly high among women, people with low incomes, millennials or people with children, according to the American Psychological Association's Stress in America survey .

Money and work are the greatest sources of stress for most people. Fortunately, has created a list of the most stressful jobs of 2015 .

Here are the top 10:

So if you're looking to reduce your stress and are in one of those fields, look for ways to adapt and reduce your stress level.

Or look for a less stressful job. Here are the top 10 least stressful jobs of 2015:

For more information on the most stressful and least stressful jobs, including annual median salaries and projected job growth through 2022, visit .

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Nedra Rhone has been a features reporter with the AJC for 10 years. She’s written about everything from fashion to food to news.