Special Report

Jobs With the Worst Job Security

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29. Roofers
> Unemployment rate: 6.7% (tied – 27th highest)
> Labor force: 238,000
> Median annual wage: $39,970
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +11.8%
> Typical entry level edu. required: No formal educational credential

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28. Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers
> Unemployment rate: 6.7% (tied – 27th highest)
> Labor force: 145,000
> Median annual wage: $26,430
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: -7.2%
> Typical entry level edu. required: No formal educational credential

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27. Stock clerks and order fillers
> Unemployment rate: 6.7% (tied – 27th highest)
> Labor force: 1,620,000
> Median annual wage: $25,700
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +1.7%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent

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26. Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand
> Unemployment rate: 6.8% (tied – 23rd highest)
> Labor force: 2,398,000
> Median annual wage: $28,260
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +4.9%
> Typical entry level edu. required: No formal educational credential

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25. Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons
> Unemployment rate: 6.8% (tied – 23rd highest)
> Labor force: 163,000
> Median annual wage: $49,450
> Projected employment change 2018-2028: +9.6%
> Typical entry level edu. required: High school diploma or equivalent