Occupations With The Highest & Lowest Divorce Rates

Occupations With The Highest & Lowest Divorce Rates

We work because we have to, and also to make life better—jobs afford us the income we need to survive, in addition to hopefully offering some level of personal fulfillment.

Unfortunately, work can also have negative consequences that spill over into our personal lives. One of the worst side effects of a job is when it interferes with marriages, and certain jobs are more likely to lead to divorce than others.

The following 10 jobs have the highest divorce rates, and you may be surprised by some of the results:

ProfessionDivorce rate
1. Gaming managers52.9%
2. Bartenders52.7
3. Flight Attendants50.5
4. Gaming Services Workers50.3
5. Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, metal and Plastic50.1
6. Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service49.7
7. Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic49.6
8. Telemarketers49.2
9. Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Operators48.9
10. Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders48.8

The following 10 jobs have the lowest divorce rates:

ProfessionDivorce rate
1. Actuaries 17%
2. Physical scientists 18.9
3. Medical and life scientists 19.6
4. Clergy 19.8
5. Software developers, applications and systems software 20.3
6. Physical therapists 20.7
7. Optometrists  20.8
8. Chemical engineers  20.1
9. Directors, religious activities and education  21.3
10. Physicians and surgeons 21.8

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