World's highest-paying jobs that cause the least stress

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By Susana Victoria Perez, Buzz60

It's a New Year, which means it's an opportunity for a new you!

If you're looking to find a new job in 2017 you might as well shoot for the stars. However, you do have to ask yourself, is it true that more money means more problems?

According to Business Insider, these jobs provide substantial salaries with low stress.

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Average Median Salary: $294,892

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Actor 
Potential Salary Earnings: Up to $80 million per movie

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Author 
Average Median Salary: $65,960

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Professional Athlete 
Average Median Salary: $12.6 million

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Average Median Salary: $171,610 

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Lawyer 
Average Median Salary: $155,894

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Air Traffic Controller 
Average Median Salary: $122,950

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CPA 
Average Median Salary: $92,444

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Real Estate Agent 
Average Median Salary: $222,375

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Insurance Broker 
Average Median Salary: $105,680

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CEO 
Average Median Salary: $745,170

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Using the US Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network database, they were able to come with a list of the highest paying jobs that cause the least stress.

The database rates the 'stress tolerance' rating on a scale from zero to 100 for each profession.

An optometrist has a stress tolerance rating of 70 and average annual earnings of $115,750.

An orthodontist can make up to $221,390 a year with a stress tolerance rating of 67.

The best combo of all? Making $94,940 a year with a super low stress tolerance rating of 53 as a materials scientist.

Sure, because studying the molecular and atomic levels of stuff sounds totally stress free...

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