Glassdoor Lists Best Jobs for a Positive Work-Life Balance

The best jobs for a healthy work-life balance. With a healthy balance, employees will be more loyal and more productive.

In a previous post, we discussed the latest studies pointing to the detrimental effects of stress that is caused by a lack of balance and provided several tips that can help you get to a better place. By taking advantage of employer benefits like family leave and seeking flexible career opportunities, it is possible to have a successful career AND have time to pursue your personal and family goals. So which jobs offer the most flexibility? has put together a list of the best jobs that allow the most flexibility for work-life balance. The ratings are on a 5 point scale with 1.0=very dissatisfied, 3.0=OK and 5.0=very satisfied.

  1. Data Scientist - Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.2
  2. SEO Manager - Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1
  3. Talent Acquisition Specialist - Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
  4. Social Media Manager - Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0                
  5. Substitute Teacher - Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  6. Recruiting Coordinator - Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  7. UX Designer - Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  8. Digital Marketing Manager - Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
  9. Marketing Assistant - Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
  10. Web Developer - Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8

To see a full list of jobs and their work-life balance rating, visit

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