50 Highest and Lowest Paying Jobs of 2017

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5. Bank teller
> National median base pay: $28,676
> Highest median pay: $33,451 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $28,339 in Houston
> YoY wage growth: 3.5%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): -8%

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4. Certified nursing assistant
> National median base pay: $28,493
> Highest median pay: $39,150 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $26,227 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 1.6%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 11%

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3. Restaurant cook
> National median base pay: $28,452
> Highest median pay: $36,185 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $26,620 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 4.2%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 6%

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2. Cashier
> National median base pay: $27,620
> Highest median pay: $34,613 in Seattle
> Lowest median pay: $26,327 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 3.5%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): -1%

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1. Barista
> National median base pay: $24,563
> Highest median pay: $29,924 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $22,387 in Houston
> YoY wage growth: 3.8%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 14%