What Is the Happiest Profession in America?

CareerBliss just came out with its 2013 rankings of the happiest professions, and unlike last year–when the happiest job was Software Quality Assurance Engineer–this year it’s real estate agent. In fact, the whole housing and building industry is quite delighted with itself: No. 7 is construction manager, No. 4 is construction superintendent, and then there’s that No. 1: real estate agent.

It may seem counterintuitive, based on the nightmare of the last couple years, but the housing rebound may be making agents giddy–or at least those of the more than 65,000 people who were surveyed last year about their job happiness.

Do real estate agents have the happiest profession in America? [Phoenix Biz Journal]