50 Highest and Lowest Paying Jobs of 2017

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15. Material handler
> National median base pay: $35,963
> Highest median pay: $45,284 in Boston
> Lowest median pay: $34,905 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 1.8%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 7%

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14. Customer service representative
> National median base pay: $35,916
> Highest median pay: $47,670 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $36,937 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 2.7%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 5%

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13. Emergency medical technician
> National median base pay: $34,994
> Highest median pay: $43,778 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $32,730 in Chicago
> YoY wage growth: 2.7%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 15%

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12. Security officer
> National median base pay: $34,243
> Highest median pay: $47,387 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $32,168 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 2.0%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 6%

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11. Medical assistant
> National median base pay: $33,746
> Highest median pay: $49,641 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $34,845 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 1.1%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 29%