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Careers With the Best Job Security

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38. Security and fire alarm systems installers
> Unemployment rate: 1.5%
> Labor force: 73,000
> Median annual wage: $50,940
> Projected employment change 2020-2030: +16.5%
> Typical entry-level education requirement: High school diploma or equivalent

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37. Postal service clerks
> Unemployment rate: 1.5%
> Labor force: 107,000
> Median annual wage: $50,150
> Projected employment change 2020-2030: +-7.7%
> Typical entry-level education requirement: High school diploma or equivalent

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36. Public safety telecommunicators
> Unemployment rate: 1.5%
> Labor force: 89,000
> Median annual wage: $43,290
> Projected employment change 2020-2030: +8.2%
> Typical entry-level education requirement: High school diploma or equivalent

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35. Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers
> Unemployment rate: 1.5%
> Labor force: 79,000
> Median annual wage: $29,930
> Projected employment change 2020-2030: +14.3%
> Typical entry-level education requirement: High school diploma or equivalent

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34. Medical records specialists
> Unemployment rate: 1.5%
> Labor force: 210,000
> Median annual wage: N/A
> Projected employment change 2020-2030: N/A
> Typical entry-level education requirement: N/A

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