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Best and worst jobs of 2013

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates the average employee spends more than two-thirds of his or her day at work or on work-related activities. That's more time than we spend sleeping or raising our children.

Unlike many other facets of life, our jobs are often choices we make; ones we can stick with or change. That means 'measure' of a job can tell us a lot about the quality of our lives.

The list of the best and worst jobs of 2013 is out: Actuary tops the best jobs, followed by biomedical engineer and software engineer. Newspaper reporters have the worst job, followed by lumberjacks and enlisted military personnel. Where does your job rank?

FOX9's Tim Blotz talks to Freda Marver of about the rank's methodology and why certain jobs hold their respective ranks.

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