The 10 Jobs With the Highest Divorce Rates
More than a third of dancers, bartenders are divorced
By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 3, 2010 3:10 PM CDT
A 100% tasty drink, and a 38% divorce rate.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

(Newser) – What jobs are most likely to torpedo your marriage? Researchers at Radford University crunched the numbers and found that dancers and choreographers have the hardest time staying married, Business Insider reports. The top professions, with the corresponding divorce rate:

  1. Dancers and choreographers, 43%
  2. Bartenders, 38%
  3. Massage therapists, 38%

  1. Gaming cage worker, 34%
  2. Extruding machine operator, 32%
  3. Gaming service worker, 31%
  4. Factory workers in the food and tobacco industries, 30%
Click here for professions No. 8 through 15, which, not-so-shockingly, include entertainers—like this actor, who just ended his 17-year marriage.

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Oct 4, 2010 11:20 PM CDT
Extruding machine operator? How'd that one get lumped in with all those uh, service industry jobs? I know they got divorced because they were hanging out at the bar with the dancers.
Oct 4, 2010 7:30 PM CDT
i really don't understand how "Architect" didn't make this list...
Oct 4, 2010 7:09 PM CDT
Wow Las Vegas is screwed...