The best- and worst-paid jobs in America

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Anesthesiologists top surgeons in the health care field.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has tracked the average wage of 820 occupations and Reddit user Dan Lin has put the information into a really great graph. The top takeaway from the fun and long graph shows the 13 best-paid non-executive jobs in America have one thing in common: They’re all in health care. Anesthesiologists top surgeons to grab the top spot.

 

 

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Underemployed College Graduate – 17 Million Americans with College Degrees Are Doing Jobs That Require Less Skills

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There are 5057 janitors with Ph.D.’s in the U.S.

There are 18,000 parking lot attendants in the U.S. with college degrees. There are 5,000 janitors in the U.S. with PhDs. In all, some 17 million college-educated Americans have jobs that don’t require their level of education. Why?

 

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Federal Employees Make More Than Private Sector Employees

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Federal pay ahead of private sector pay

Federal employees earn higher average salaries than private-sector workers in more than eight out of 10 occupations, a USA Today analysis of federal data finds.   Accountants, nurses, chemists, surveyors, cooks, clerks and janitors are among the wide range of jobs that get paid more on average in the federal government than in the private sector.

 

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