Big Five: Worst jobs

Big Five: Worst jobs

May 21st, 2013 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

1. Newspaper reporter - Median annual pay of $36,000 and projected job decline of 6 percent by 2020

2. Lumberjack - Median annual pay of $32,870 and projected job growth of only 4 percent by 2020

3. Enlisted military personnel - Median salary for those with at least eight years experience is $41,998

4. Actor - Median hourly pay of $17.44 an hour with a projected growth of 4 percent in jobs by 2020

5. Oil rig worker - Median pay of $37,640 with projected job growth of 8 percent by 2020

Source:, data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics