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Labour Day 2015: 14 Of Canada's Highest-Paying Low-Stress Jobs

09/05/2015 10:17 EDT | Updated 09/08/2015 12:59 EDT

What if you could could have your cake and eat it too make good money in a job with low stress?

Yup, it's totally possible.

Using job stress data sent to us by American career expert Dr. Laurence Shatkin and salary numbers from the government of Canada's Job Bank database we identified 14 jobs with the Goldilocks combination of low stress and a large paycheque.

A 2010 Statistics Canada General Social Survey found slightly more than one in four Canadian workers deal with high levels of work stress, with 27 per cent of the workforce (or 3.7 million people) describing their professional day as "extremely" or "quite a bit" stressful.

Dr. Michelle Callahan, psychologist and blogger for The Huffington Post, wrote about how work stress can be a destructive cycle.

The "stress tolerance" measure used for each job is a rating on a scale from zero to 100, a lower number meaning less stress. It measures how frequently workers must accept criticism and deal effectively with high stress on the job.

Check out these 14 jobs that earned a stress tolerance rating of 70 or lower and a wage of more than $32 an hour.

With files from The Huffington Post Canada

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