Slideshow Top 10 most boring industries to work in

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  • September 22 2017, 11:05am EDT
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Top 10 most boring jobs

Boredom at work is an integral issue affecting employers looking to attract and retain talent, particularly millennials. These following industries have been ranked by salary benchmarking site Emolument as some of the most boring industries. In the survey, 1,300 professionals were asked to rate their job’s interest level, and these careers top the list as the most humdrum.

10. IT

56% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.

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9. Marketing & communications

60% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.

8. Sales

61% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.

7. Engineering

64% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.

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6. Financial services & banking

67% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.

5. Consulting & accounting

67% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.

4. Finance control

68% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.

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3. Support functions

71% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.

2. Project management

78% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.

1. Legal jobs

81% of respondents say they’re bored when at work.