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Jobs Affecting Chances of Getting Married and Divorced

by Himabindu Venkatakrishnan on January 9, 2015 at 4:34 PM
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 Jobs Affecting Chances of Getting Married and Divorced

The chances of getting married or divorced can be seriously influenced by the profession you are in, says a new study.

The US Census statistics gathered by Businessweek looked at data charts of marriage and divorce rates in the US across occupations since 1950, and found that while dentistry at 81 percent has the highest rate of people who are married, person with the job of a paper-hanger was more likely to be divorced, the Mirror reported.


It was found that major professions that were most likely to be married were related to healthcare, reason being healthcare jobs usually provide better financial status.

Jobs in which people are most likely to be married, 2010:

1. Dentist

2. Chief Executive

3. Sales Engineer

4. Physician

5. Podiatrist

6. Optometrist

7. Farm product buyer

8. Precision grinder

9. Religious worker

10. Tool and die maker

Meanwhile, the jobs in which people are most likely to be divorced, 2010:

1. Paper-hanger

2. Drilling machine operator

3. Knitter textile operator

4. Forge operator

5. Mail handler

6. Science technician

7. Practical nurse

8. Social welfare clerk

9. Winding machine operative

10. Postal clerk

The survey of 42,000 people by Payscale also revealed that an artist or a cook, was most likely to date, or sleep with, a coworker, with the age of fling with a co-worker being the twenties.

Source: ANI


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