Worst Paying Jobs for College Graduates

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6. Proofreaders and copy markers
> Median annual wage: $39,140
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 14,200
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +1.7%

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5. Rehabilitation counselors
> Median annual wage: $35,630
> Typical entry-level education: Master’s degree
> Total employment: 119,300
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +12.7%

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4. Coaches and scouts
> Median annual wage: $33,780
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 276,100
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +12.9%

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3. Graduate teaching assistants
> Median annual wage: $33,700
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 168,300
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +7.7%

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2. Radio and television announcers
> Median annual wage: $33,220
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 41,300
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +11.6%

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1. Legislators
> Median annual wage: $24,670
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 55,500
> Projected employment change (2016-2026): +7.1%