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America's Most Thankless Jobs

THANK LESSJOBS Underpaid? Overworked? Think you are in a thankless job? Take a look below to see which service workers deserve some TLC and which are doing just fine. Starting Score Public Opinion + Stress Environment Percentage of difference between the job's median yearly salary and the median yearly salary of all jobs at the same education level. The positive or negative amount of public esteem and respect that exists for a job. The amount of stress cause by factors like deadlines, risk to life, working with public. The jobs' work environment and physical factors like frequent overtime, outdoors, noise, physical exertion. Job Soore $Salary Req. Education +/-X Dentist +60 A dentist's median +56 $142,870 Doctorate average salary of $142.870 is over 60% more than other people that earned a doctorate Sorry dentists, no guilt from wishing I never had to visit you. Police degree at $88,867. $51,410 Associate's +17 Nurse $62,450 Bachelor's +10 Firefighter $44,260 Associate's +0 -6 Farmer $40,300 Associate's -8 -19 Garbage Collector -8 -25 -30 -34 $31,200 Diploma/GED IRS Agent Social workers $51,660 Bachelor's -9 make 30% less than the average Bachelor's -37 -50 Teacher degree salary of $57,026 with a median yearly salary of just $39,350. $49,140 Bachelor's -13 Military $28,018 Diploma/GED -18 The garbage man and tax man get no respect. 1 -73 Social Worker Police, fire, and military have the most stressful jobs. $39,350 Bachelor's -30 O -96 Annual earnings by education level Doctorate S88.867 -121 Bachelor's $57,026 Associate's The frequent praise for the military, fire, and police is well deserved, but let's not forget the all hard-working folks that serve, teach, heal, feed, and keep our cities clean. $44,086 Diploma/GED $34,197 A good reason to continue your education beyond high school. HONORABLE MENTIONS Jobs we think are thankless, but just didn't have the data to size them up with the others. Bus Drivers Waiters/Bussers Referees Parents Volunteers Let's all give a nod, hello, or good morning, to the hard-working folks getting us, and the rest of the grumpy public, to and from the places we go. Please leave a tip when you've received good service. It is part of their pay and they've earned it, because hungry people are cranky people. Here is a job that, when done 99% perfect, you're still yelled at by hundreds of strangers. This is not so much a job, but a responsibility. High fives to all the parents out To the armies of people willing to roll up their sleeves and work when there doing their best. they see something needs doing and not just complaining about it. Sources : Salary - Military based on E5 with 4 years experienced. Public Opinion - - Dentist used the Nurse data Stress and Environment - - Military used the Firefighters data Earnings by educationl level - APPRECIATED JOBS THANKLESS JOBS PAID MORE PAID LESS

America's Most Thankless Jobs

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If you work hard, and your efforts consistently go unnoticed or you never hear a “thank you” for your hard day’s work — you might be have a thankless job. Thankless jobs become even more thank...


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