Slideshow 29 jobs with the best work-life balance

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  • April 05 2018, 12:32pm EDT
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Best 29 careers for a work-life balance

Striking that perfect balance between personal and work time has been a challenge for both employers and employees. More and more, top talent has been looking for work that provides the flexibility to also live life. Employer-review site Glassdoor created its list of jobs that provide such a balance.

In creating this list, Glassdoor researched job titles with at least 75 work-life balance ratings shared by U.S.-based employees in the past year from a minimum of 75 companies, with an employer-review ratio of at least 50%. Jobs also had to include the term “work-life balance” and/or related terms as a pro of the job in at least 20% of reviews.

29. Lab assistant

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
Median salary: $28,000

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28. Creative manager

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
Median salary: $106,825

27. Research technician

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
Median salary: $37,320

26. Research analyst

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
Median salary: $59,003

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25. Computer programmer

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
Median salary: $75,076

24. Client manager

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.7
Median salary: $67,462

23. Recruiting manager

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
Median salary: $72,000

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22. Marketing coordinator

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
Median salary: $48,000

21. Project analyst

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
Median salary: $60,000

20. Data analyst

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
Median salary: $65,694

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19. Technical editor

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
Median salary: $61,486

18. Content manager

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
Median salary: $73,909

17. Web designer

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
Median salary: $61,198

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16. PHP developer

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
Median salary: $79,923

15. Social media manager

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.8
Median salary: 54,908

14. Library assistant

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
Median salary: 28,929

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13. Substitute teacher

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
Median salary: $25,178

12. Scrum master

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
Median salary: $89,428

11. Marketing analyst

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
Median salary: $65,000

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10. Research engineer

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
Median salary: $103,029

9. DevOps engineer

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
Median salary: $110,000

8. Mobile developer

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
Median salary: $101,318

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7. Technical account manager

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
Median salary: $75,000

6. Recruiting coordinator

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
Median salary: $48,000

5. UI designer

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
Median salary: $84,500

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4. Strategy manager

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
Median salary: $110,487

3. Data scientist

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0
Median salary: $112,000

2. UX designer

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1
Median salary: $95,000

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1. Corporate recruiter

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1
Median salary: $65,000