Jobs Where You're Most Likely To Hate Your Boss

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March 11th, 2013

They are the professions with the largest number of bad bosses, according to US jobs and salary website PayScale.

PayScale asked its users what they most wanted to change about their job, and ranked the number of workers in each profession who wanted a new boss, Business Insider reported.

The numbers speak for themselves.

Number of workers who hate their boss, by profession

Chemists and Materials Scientists - 19.4 per cent

Dental Hygienists - 18.2 per cent

Bakers - 17.9 per cent

Food Service Managers - 17.0 per cent

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians - 15.8 per cent

Database Administrators- 13.6 per cent

Administrative Services Managers - 13.6 per cent

Dispatchers - 13.5 per cent

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks- 13.5 per cent

Actors, Producers, and Directors - 13. per cent

Cooks - 12.3 per cent

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists - 12.1 per cent

Cashiers - 11.8 per cent

Order Clerks - 11.6 per cent

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators - 11.5 per cent

Lodging Managers - 11.5 per cent

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers - 11.3 per cent

Labourers and Material Movers, Hand - 11.1 per cent

Education Administrators - 10.9 per cent

Tellers - 10.7 per cent


Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks - 10.3 per cent

Building Cleaning Workers 10.2 per cent

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technicians - 10.1 per cent

Architects, Except Naval - 10.0 per cent

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 9.8 per cent

First-Line Supervisors - 9.8 per cent

Sales Managers - 9.7 per cent

Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators - 9.5 per cent

Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians - 9.2 per cent

Human Resources, Training, and Labour Relations Specialists - 9.1 per cent

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks - 9.1 per cent

General and Operations Managers - 9.0 per cent

Drivers - 9.0 per cent

Writers and Editors - 8.9 per cent

Industrial Production Managers - 8.9 per cent

Tax Examiners, Collectors, Preparers, and Revenue Agents - 8.8 per cent

Cost Estimators - 8.6 per cent

Designers - 8.5 per cent

Engineering Managers - 8.5 per cent

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters - 8.5 per cent

Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides - 8.3 per cent

Market Research and Survey Researchers - 8.3 per cent

Medical and Health Services Managers - 8.1 per cent

Fast Food and Counter Workers - 8.0 per cent

Instructional Coordinators - 8.0 per cent

Purchasing Managers - 8.0 per cent

Human Resources Managers - 7.9 per cent

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants - 7.9 per cent

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing - 7.8 per cent

Child Care Workers - 7.7 per cent