Firefighting ranks as most admired profession

(National-NBC) August 3, 2006 - A recent survey finds firefighting is the most admired profession in America.

For the study, researchers polled more than 1,000 adults for their perceptions of 23 common jobs.

Doctors came in second, with nurses following in third. Scientists ranked fourth and teachers rounded out the top five.

Researchers say service professions tend to rank higher on the annual survey.

Posted 5:49pm by Chantelle Janelle