50 Highest and Lowest Paying Jobs of 2017

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Lowest Paying Jobs

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25. Maintenance Technician
> National median base pay: $44,135
> Highest median pay: $55,872 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $42,959 in Houston
> YoY wage growth: 1.3%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 7%

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24. Loan officer
> National median base pay: $43,456
> Highest median pay: $54,060 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $40,973 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: -3.7%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 11%

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23. Warehouse associate
> National median base pay: $42,282
> Highest median pay: $56,120 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $38,755 in New York City
> YoY wage growth: 3.9%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 7%

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22. Licensed practical nurse
> National median base pay: $41,668
> Highest median pay: $55,304 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $43,109 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 2.4%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 12%

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21. Insurance agent
> National median base pay: $41,636
> Highest median pay: $49,093 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $38,078 in Houston
> YoY wage growth: 4.1%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 10%