Nick BurnsEvidence is mounting that working in the technology field might not be what some of us thought it was cracked up to be. First there was a study showing that most IT workers were unhappy. Now comes the report that techie types didn’t even rank when salary.com asked “What’s the sexiest job?”

Firefighters top the “sexy job” list, and yes, hell would freeze over before a software engineer or database administrator made the top ten. But to mention dental hygienists, CPAs and milkmen and leave out high tech workers, that’s just a slap in the face. Okay, milkmen might hold some fantasy value, but come on ladies, what about the guy who fixes your email?

In related news, the next written exam for the FDNY is in March.

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