Special Report

Jobs With the Best Job Security

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13. Precision instrument and equipment repairers
> Unemployment rate: 0.5% (tied – 12th lowest)
> Labor force: 69,000
> Median annual wage: $48,100
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +0.4%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent

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12. Chiropractors
> Unemployment rate: 0.5% (tied – 12th lowest)
> Labor force: 61,000
> Median annual wage: $71,410
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +7.4%
> Typical entry level edu. required: Doctoral or professional degree

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11. Personal financial advisors
> Unemployment rate: 0.4% (tied – 7th lowest)
> Labor force: 553,000
> Median annual wage: $88,890
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +7.0%
> Typical entry level edu. required: Bachelor’s degree

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10. Compliance officers
> Unemployment rate: 0.4% (tied – 7th lowest)
> Labor force: 299,000
> Median annual wage: $68,860
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +5.8%
> Typical entry level edu. required: Bachelor’s degree

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9. Phlebotomists
> Unemployment rate: 0.4% (tied – 7th lowest)
> Labor force: 124,000
> Median annual wage: $34,480
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +23.0%
> Typical entry level edu. required: Postsecondary nondegree award