Actuary Ranks Among Top-Five Best Jobs

Taking into account environment, income, hiring outlook, and stress, CareerCast.com has ranked actuary the fourth-best job of 2014.

The career website used data from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as other government agencies, trade associations, and private survey firms, to evaluate the 200 jobs included in its annual Jobs Rated report.

The top three jobs, according to the report, are mathematician, tenured university professor, and statistician, with audiologist coming in fifth.