Special Report

Jobs With the Worst Job Security

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34. Cooks
> Unemployment rate: 6.5% (tied – 33rd highest)
> Labor force: 2,172,000
> Median annual wage: $25,200
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +11.3%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent

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33. Miscellaneous community and social service specialists including health educators and community health workers
> Unemployment rate: 6.5% (tied – 33rd highest)
> Labor force: 83,000
> Median annual wage: $38,160
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +10.6%
> Typical entry level edu. required: Bachelor’s degree

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32. Helpers–production workers
> Unemployment rate: 6.6% (tied – 30th highest)
> Labor force: 58,000
> Median annual wage: $27,730
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +8.8%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent

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31. Bakers
> Unemployment rate: 6.6% (tied – 30th highest)
> Labor force: 244,000
> Median annual wage: $26,520
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +5.8%
> Typical entry level edu. required: No formal educational credential

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30. Logging workers
> Unemployment rate: 6.6% (tied – 30th highest)
> Labor force: 71,000
> Median annual wage: $40,650
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: -13.9%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent