Special Report

The Worst Jobs in America

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5. Corrections Officer
> Median salary: $47,410
> Projected employment chg., 2020-2030: -7.0%
> Total employment, 2020: 437,100

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4. Masonry Worker
> Median salary: $55,080
> Projected employment chg., 2020-2030: -3.0%
> Total employment, 2020: 280,600

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3. Retail Salesperson
> Median salary: $27,320
> Projected employment chg., 2020-2030: 0.0%
> Total employment, 2020: 4,092,900

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2. Logging Worker
> Median salary: $42,350
> Projected employment chg., 2020-2030: -13.0%
> Total employment, 2020: 45,500

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1. Reporter
> Median salary: $37,900
> Projected employment chg., 2020-2030: -11.0%
> Total employment, 2020: 46,700

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