There are some pretty scary jobs people hold down in this country. 

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At least that’s what a new CareerBuilder Survey of 3,000 workers found. They were asked what occupation they fear the most..

Here are the top ten scariest jobs and why Americans dread them:

1. Politician
Dreaded by people who fear responsibility; accountability to a large number of people; rejection.

2. Microbiologist for Infectious Diseases
Dreaded by people who fear germs; Ebola; microbes.

3. Security Guard at Teen Pop Idol Concert
Dreaded by people who fear a stampede of teens.

4. Kindergarten Teacher
Dreaded by people who fear little kid germs; wailing tots; trying to educate wailing tots.

5. Crime Scene Investigator
Dreaded by people who fear blood; the fact that it’s never like anything like what’s on CSI.

6. Animal Trainer
Dreaded by people who fear angry animals; allergies.

7. Mortician
Dreaded by people who fear death.

8. Radio, Cellular and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
Dreaded by people who fear climbing anything taller than a step ladder.

9. Stand-Up Comedian
Dreaded by people who fear standing in front of people; rejection.

10. Parent
Dreaded by people who fear growing up.