CareerCast looked at the worst jobs to pursue based on statistics by the U.S. Bureau of Labor.
The website made a list of 2014’s most endangered careers based on the salaries and chances of getting laid off. Some of these industries have been hurt by the digital age and new technologies while others have been hit hard by layoffs and furloughs.
Here are the 10 worst jobs in 2014 with their median salary and hiring outlook:
- Mail Carrier: $53,100; -28%
- Farmer: $69,000; -19%
- Meter Reader: $36,410; -19%
- Newspaper Reporter: $37,090; -13%
- Travel Agent: $34,600; -12%
- Lumberjack: $24,340; -9%
- Flight Attendant: $37,240; -7%
- Drill-press Operator: $32,950; -6%
- Printing Worker: $34,100; -5%
- Tax Examiner and collector: $50,440; -4%
Read more about CareerCast‘s 10 worst jobs of 2014 here.
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