Slideshow Top jobs for work-life balance

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  • May 12 2016, 7:16am EDT
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As companies like Nestlé and Netflix up the ante in work-life benefits with generous and flexible paid parental leave programs, Glassdoor recently ranked the following jobs as the best for work-life balance. Rankings are based on employee reviews from the job site, with positions being rated on a 5-point scale (5.0=very satisfied; 3.0=OK; 1.0=very dissatisfied.)

Also see: "Nestlé joins Netflix, Adobe and others in paid leave movement."

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25. Front end developer

Work-life balance rating: 3.7
Salary: $75,000
Number of job openings: 1,337


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24. Software developer

Work-life balance rating: 3.7
Salary: $80,000
Number of job openings: 3,330


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23. Lab assistant

Work-life balance rating: 3.7
Salary: $27,550
Number of job openings: 779


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22. Solutions engineer

Work-life balance rating: 3.7
Salary: $92,456
Number of job openings: 652


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21. Content manager

Work-life balance rating: 3.7
Salary: $60,960
Number of Job Openings: 409


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20. Data analyst

Work-life balance rating: 3.7
Salary: $58,928
Number of job openings: 1,954


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19. Program analyst

Work-life balance rating: 3.7
Salary: $71,120
Number of job openings: 524


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18. Research technician

Work-life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $36,525
Number of job openings: 299


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17. Web designer

Work-Life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $53,848
Number of job openings: 500


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16. Software QA engineer

Work-Life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $91,440
Number of job openings: 457


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15. Marketing analyst

Work-life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $60,000
Number of job openings: 341


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14. Instructional designer

Work-life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $66,040
Number of job openings: 782


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13. Client manager

Work-life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $71,120
Number of job openings: 503


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12. Civil engineer

Work-life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $65,532
Number of job openings: 809


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11. Risk analyst

Work-life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $69,088
Number of job openings: 208


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10. Web developer

Work-life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $66,040
Number of job openings: 2,117


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9. Marketing assistant

Work-life balance rating: 3.8
Salary: $32,512
Number of job openings: 384


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8. Digital marketing manager

Work-life balance rating: 3.9
Salary: $70,052
Number of job openings: 640


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7. User experience designer

Work-life balance rating: 3.9
Salary: $91,440
Number of Job Openings: 338


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6. Recruiting coordinator

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
Salary: $44,700
Number of job openings: 446


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5. Substitute teacher

Work-Life Balance Rating: 3.9
Salary: $24,380
Number of Job Openings: 590


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4. Social media manager

Work-life balance rating: 4.0
Salary: $40,000
Number of job openings: 661


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3. Talent acquisition specialist

Work-life balance rating: 4.0
Salary: $63,504
Number of job openings: 1,171


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2. SEO Manager

Work-life balance rating: 4.1
Salary: $45,720
Number of job openings: 338


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1. Data scientist

Work-life balance rating: 4.2
Salary: $114,808
Number of job openings: 1,315


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