America's Most Stressful Jobs

09/01/2012 04:25 pm ET

Labor Day is a great time to unwind and draw the summer to a close, especially if your job is one of the most stressful in the country.

And what kind of jobs cause the most stress?

Law enforcement agents, taxi drivers and corporate executives are some of the careers that are particularly anxiety-inducing, according to a survey from earlier this year. Exposure to personal injury, high levels of competition and working in the public eye are among the factors that can make a job particularly stressful.

While workplace stress can have detrimental effects on everyone, a recent study found that women with taxing jobs are 70 percent more likely to have a heart attack than those in positions with less pressure.

Below are the most stressful jobs in America:

10 Most Stressful Jobs 2012

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