Jobs With the Best (and Worst) Job Security

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Jobs With the Worst Job Security

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30. Stock clerks and order fillers
> Unemployment rate: 7.5% (tied – 29th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 1.6 million
> Median annual wage: $23,840
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +5.0%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma

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29. Cashiers
> Unemployment rate: 7.5% (tied – 29th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 3.5 million
> Median annual wage: $20,180
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: -0.8%
> Typical entry level edu. required: None

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28. Tax preparers
> Unemployment rate: 7.6% (tied – 26th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 116,000
> Median annual wage: $36,550
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +10.8%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma

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27. Welding, soldering, and brazing workers
> Unemployment rate: 7.6% (tied – 26th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 649,000
> Median annual wage: $39,390
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +5.5%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma

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26. Food preparation workers
> Unemployment rate: 7.6% (tied – 26th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 1.2 million
> Median annual wage: $21,440
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +7.9%
> Typical entry level edu. required: None