Lapham's Quarterly recently released a chart of the worst jobs in history. Occupations listed include taste tasting food for poison, pushing people into packed trains to ensure the doors close properly and collecting leaches for medicinal purposes by allowing them to attach to your legs, among others. Maybe your job isn't so bad after all!
CareerCast has also issued their 2013 report ranking 200 jobs from best to worst. Top fields include Actuaries, Biomedical Engineers and Software Engineers. Worst occupations include Newspaper Reporters, Lumberjacks and Oil Rig Workers.