The top 10 'most eligible' jobs / professions

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, the City’s single bankers can draw a relief, as their jobs are among the most attractive to the opposite sex.

Both men and women found banker to be among the top ten sexiest professions when dating site eHarmony studied its users’ preferences.

Bankers missed out on the top spot, though.

Men in advertising, lawyers and pilots received the most messages from women on the site, while men were most likely to contact women in law, marketing and advertising.

Working as a banker was the fourth most attractive job a man could have to a woman, with business executive not far behind. Female bankers, meanwhile, have the seventh most attractive job to a man.

Most attractive female jobs:

  1. Lawyer
  2. Marketing
  3. Advertising
  4. Teacher
  5. Physical Therapist
  6. Flight Attendant
  7. Banker
  8. Accountant
  9. Police
  10. Barber/Stylist

Most attractive male jobs:

  1. Advertising
  2. Lawyer
  3. Pilot
  4. Banker
  5. Physical Therapist
  6. Business Executive
  7. Architect
  8. Police
  9. Doctor
  10. Consultant

The site has also crunched the numbers on the most compatible jobs, or the combinations most likely to talk to each other.

The results showed that female bankers were most likely to end up with a physical therapist, while male bankers go for architects.

The site did not release any data for same-sex couples.

Full story: The UK's "10 sexiest jobs" reveals good news for the City: City A.M.

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