Jobs With the Best (and Worst) Job Security

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25. First-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers
> Unemployment rate: 8.0% (25th lowest job security)
> Labor force: 67,000
> Median annual wage: $45,320
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +4.6%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma

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24. Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers
> Unemployment rate: 8.1% (tied – 22nd lowest job security)
> Labor force: 78,000
> Median annual wage: N/A
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: N/A
> Typical entry level edu. required: N/A

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23. Gaming services workers
> Unemployment rate: 8.1% (tied – 22nd lowest job security)
> Labor force: 98,000
> Median annual wage: $24,880
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +0.7%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma

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22. Painters, construction and maintenance
> Unemployment rate: 8.1% (tied – 22nd lowest job security)
> Labor force: 588,000
> Median annual wage: $37,570
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +6.1%
> Typical entry level edu. required: None

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21. Grounds maintenance workers
> Unemployment rate: 8.4% (21st lowest job security)
> Labor force: 1.5 million
> Median annual wage: $28,470
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +8.5%
> Typical entry level edu. required: None