So if you could decide on a career based on the commute, which careers would you want to avoid? Priceonomics analyzed U.S. Census data to see which jobs have the longest commutes. Results showed that construction workers, computer scientists and lawyers have unusually long commutes. Conversely, food industry workers, military members, and teachers apparently live close to their places of employment.
The table below shows the average commute time by 24 categories Priceonomics grouped data into.