Which pays more: the most stressful jobs or the least stressful? - Barking up the wrong tree
Eric Barker stashed this in Stress
If that's true, why take a stressful job?
Limited skill set, search costs, discount rate with regard to training and education, availability, familiarity, interests...
Money factors in to job choice much later than I think many would guess. For most it's probably at the point of "Given my current options, which will pay me the most?"