Worst Paying Jobs for College Graduates

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16. Athletic trainers
> Median annual wage: $47,510
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 27,800
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +22.8%

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15. Social science research assistants
> Median annual wage: $46,640
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 34,000
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +4.3%

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14. Child, family, and school social workers
> Median annual wage: $46,270
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 317,600
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +14.2%

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13. Credit counselors
> Median annual wage: $45,180
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 38,300
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +13.8%

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12. Mental health and substance abuse social workers
> Median annual wage: $44,840
> Typical entry-level education: Master’s degree
> Total employment: 123,900
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +19.3%