Best Jobs With Work/Life Balance

How balanced is your work life vs. your home life? Maintaining work/life balance can be tough, but according to career website Glassdoor.com there are some professions that do so with relative ease. In their new report, 29 Best Jobs for Work-Life Balance (2016), Glassdoor named the top 29 positions for work/life balance. Results were determined using polling data where participants were asked to rank their work/life balance via a five point scale (where five meant most satisfied and one meant least satisfied). And while work/life balance may mean different things to different people, this list garnered positions across a wide range of industries. The top spot went to corporate recruiters, with a work/life balance rating of 4.1, an average salary of $65,000 and 1,269 job openings. The top ten ranked positions are listed below. To check out our job openings visit our job search page. For more information on how these results were tabulated and a look at all 29 positions, visit Glassdoor:

1. Corporate Recruiter

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1
  • Median Salary: $65,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,269

2. UX Designer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1
  • Median Salary: $95,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,139

3. Data Scientist

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4
  • Median Salary: $112,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 2,106

4. Strategy Manager

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4
  • Median Salary: $110,487
  • Number of Job Openings: 595

5. UI Designer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4
  • Median Salary: $84,500
  • Number of Job Openings: 615

6. Recruiting Coordinator

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4
  • Median Salary: $48,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 604

7. Technical Account Manager

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4
  • Median Salary: $75,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,035

8. Mobile Developer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4
  • Median Salary: $101,318
  • Number of Job Openings: 2,074

9. Devops Engineer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 4
  • Median Salary: $110,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,536

10. Research Engineer

  • Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  • Median Salary: $103,029
  • Number of Job Openings: 483

 

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