we have a reputation in america for working too hard. more and more americans are working an average of more than 58 hours a week, well beyond the standard 40. but what if you want a better work/life balance?
according to census data, the average american works approximately 39 hours and has a median income of $32,000 per year. but here are 13 positions that pay much better for roughly the same time on the job.
postal service clerks work about 39.32 hours a week for a median earned income of $51,000.
speech language pathologists work about 36.17 hours a week and make roughly $54,000.
technical writers earn an annual average of $62,000 for 39.61 hours a week.
physical therapists work about 37.43 hours a week and earn about $63,000.
consider one of these careers if you want to optimize your work-life balance and your bank account!