21 jobs to avoid if you don't want to stare at a computer all day


If you have a desk job in corporate America, chances are your eyes are glued to a computer screen most of the day.

While most of us just accept this as "part of the job," it certainly isn't something everyone aspires to or enjoys.

However, if staring at a computer all day is something you find to be completely intolerable - or you're just not all that tech savvy - there are certain jobs you'll want to avoid.


Business Insider recently combed through the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor database that compiles detailed information on hundreds of jobs to find positions where "using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information" is a huge part of the job.

O*NET ranks how important "interacting with computers" is to every profession, assigning each an importance score between 1 and 100. Here are the jobs with a score of 98 or higher: