Having a challenging job requires grit and determination. Everyday can be significantly different from the last and the level of challenges that come your way can vary greatly. We created this infographic to give you some examples of some of the most challenging jobs in the US.
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1. Taxi Driver
A typical Taxi driver faces a barrage of challenges. From low wages to drunk clients to long, nerve wrecking working hours.
2. Garbage Collector
Messy work and unpredictable employment are what these employees have to endure. Plus, the average income is only $22,970 a year.
3. Retail Salesperson
Due to the growth of online stores, retail has dwindled. A typical salesperson earns only $22,040 a year. Ouch!
4. Pest Control Workers
Inhaling poisonous chemicals during work, can be detrimental to one’s health. Also confined work environments can be stressing.
5. Exploited Farmhand Worker
This job is considered among the worst jobs, since the worker is routinely in contact with dangerous farm chemicals and works long hours for little pay.
6. Fire Fighters
Although touted as an important job position, fire fighters have to toil under dangerous work environments and are on duty 24 hours a day.
7. Corrections Officer
Having to be and work around criminals all day makes for a stressful and dangerous work environment.
8. Flight Attendant
Deceptively appearing attractive, this job encompasses long stressful flights, demanding passengers and low pay.
9. Agricultural Pilot
They face the danger of running into obstacles such as trees. In addition, they are also vulnerable to the toxic chemicals they are unleashing.
10. Hazardous Materials Cleaner
This kind of job puts one’s health and life on the line. Danger exists even when wearing a protective suit because they are not always foolproof.