Jobs With the Best (and Worst) Job Security

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15. Models, demonstrators, and product promoters
> Unemployment rate: 8.9% (15th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 67,000
> Median annual wage: $21,870
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: -0.9%
> Typical entry level edu. required: None

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14. Miscellaneous agricultural workers
> Unemployment rate: 9.1% (14th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 940,000
> Median annual wage: $31,160
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +4.5%
> Typical entry level edu. required: None

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13. Molders and molding machine setters, operators, and tenders for metal and plastic
> Unemployment rate: 9.2% (tied – 11th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 50,000
> Median annual wage: $30,480
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: -15.0%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma

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12. Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop
> Unemployment rate: 9.2% (tied – 11th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 248,000
> Median annual wage: $19,970
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +4.6%
> Typical entry level edu. required: None

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11. Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand
> Unemployment rate: 9.2% (tied – 11th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 2.1 million
> Median annual wage: $25,980
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +7.6%
> Typical entry level edu. required: None