10 Best Jobs for Balancing Work and Play

Data scientist tops the list, with a nice salary to boot
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 21, 2015 12:19 PM CDT
10 Best Jobs for Balancing Work and Play
In this Sept. 10, 2015, photo, long-term substitute teacher Tia Martin teaches a third-grade class at Ulis Elementary School in Henderson, Nev.   (AP Photo/John Locher)

How happy are you with your time spent in and out of the office? If you fall within the average, there's probably room for improvement. The employee rating of work-life balance has been falling steadily over the last five years and this year sits at a rating of 3.2 out of 5. Perhaps it's time for a career change. Glassdoor lists the top work-life balance jobs, based on at least 75 reviews from employees of at least 75 companies, along with their rating and average salary:

  1. Data scientist: 4.2; $114,808
  2. SEO manager: 4.1; $45,720
  3. Talent acquisition specialist: 4.0; $63,504
  4. Social media manager: 4.0; $40,000
  5. Substitute teacher: 3.9; $24,380
  6. Recruiting coordinator: 3.9; $44,700
  7. UX designer: 3.9; $91,440
  8. Digital marketing manager: 3.9; $70,052
  9. Marketing assistant: 3.8; $32,512
  10. Web developer: 3.8; $66,040
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