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If you are not cool with wallowing in filth like a pig or cramming your body into tight spaces for extended periods of time, you might be able to see how this job could be a little stressful. Not to mention the difficulty in finding steady work if you are a self-employed plumber, or the difficulty in scraping by on a meager living if you are just starting out at a plumbing company (plumbers at plumbing companies make about $10k less on average than those who self-market). There's also the stress of continually coming home to a loved one who won't go anywhere near you because you smell like raw sewage. Which is worse than cooked sewage.