Have Anxiety? Here Are Some Low-Stress Jobs For You

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Jobs can be the main source of stress in your life, especially if you have a lot of anxiety. Here are some low-stress jobs, according to Zippia.  

Freelance Writing 

Average Salary: $69,510  

This is the perfect gig for wordsmiths and introverts. Freelancing gives you flexible hours and allows you to work from home.  

Computer programmer/IT specialist 

Average Salary: $70,979 

If you’re more of a math person, this job could be the perfect fit for you. It’s work from home, and many IT positions do not require a bachelor’s degree.  


Average Salary: $53,096 

This is every bookworm’s dream. Most librarian positions require a master’s, and a calm environment with plenty of books is perfect for the anxiety-riddled introvert.  

Book Store Assistant 

Average Salary: $28,795 

Alternatively, without a degree, you can also work as a bookstore assistant.  


Average Salary: $28,930 

This job requires you to write down what you hear on recordings. It is also a work from home position and is often used in fields of journalism, law, and medicine.  

Video Editor 

Average Salary: $51,131  

This position can also be done remotely. Freelancers can work on film productions, newscasts or other creative projects.  

Read more about low-stress jobs for people with anxiety on Zippia.com.  

Youtuber Don’t Panic! Do This, gives over 30 job recommendations for people with anxiety.

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