Friday, May 27, 2005

What Are The Most Prestigious Jobs (from Marginal Revolution)

At a recent conference, I heard a colleague say that "being a finance professor is the third best job in the world" Of course, we asked what numbers 1 & 2 were. His answer: "Rock Star, Baseball Player". According to Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution, teaching is the 4th most prestigious profession:
I can tell you only what people claim are the most prestigious jobs. Here are the top five:

1. Scientist (really?)
2. Doctor
3. Firefighter
4. Teacher (really?)
5. Military officer

I have yet to cash in on the groupies. Here is the full list and story.

No groupies here, either.

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