Jobs With the Best and Worst Job Security

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Jobs with the Worst Job Security

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32. Cleaners of vehicles and equipment
> Unemployment rate: 6.6% (tied – 32nd highest)
> Labor force: 352,000
> Median annual wage: $23,360
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +10.7%
> Typical entry level edu. required: No formal educational credential

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31. Cooks
> Unemployment rate: 6.6% (tied – 32nd highest)
> Labor force: 2.2 million
> Median annual wage: $23,970
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +6.1%
> Typical entry level edu. required: No formal educational credential

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30. Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers
> Unemployment rate: 6.7% (tied – 30th highest)
> Labor force: 331,000
> Median annual wage: $21,160
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +7.1%
> Typical entry level edu. required: No formal educational credential

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29. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks
> Unemployment rate: 6.7% (tied – 30th highest)
> Labor force: 140,000
> Median annual wage: $22,850
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +4.4%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent

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28. Models, demonstrators, and product promoters
> Unemployment rate: 6.8% (tied – 28th highest)
> Labor force: 64,000
> Median annual wage: $27,060
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: N/A
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent

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27. Painters, construction and maintenance
> Unemployment rate: 6.9% (27th highest)
> Labor force: 652,000
> Median annual wage: $37,960
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +5.7%
> Typical entry level edu. required: No formal educational credential

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26. Bill and account collectors
> Unemployment rate: 7.0% (tied – 23rd highest)
> Labor force: 131,000
> Median annual wage: $35,330
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: -3.0%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent

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25. Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers
> Unemployment rate: 7.0% (tied – 23rd highest)
> Labor force: 54,000
> Median annual wage: $42,900
> Proj. job growth 2016-2026: +12.6%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent