Most Dangerous Jobs in the US (2)

Goals

To identify more of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. with the end goal of compiling a list of the top 20.

Early Findings

Structural Steel and Iron Workers

  • Workers in the structural steel and iron industry have a fatality rate of 33.3 per 100,000.
  • The most common cause of fatalities for these workers include slips, trips and falls.
  • The median annual wage for structural steel and iron workers is $52,610.
  • A high school diploma is typically the required education for entry-level workers.

Delivery/Sales Drivers and Truck Drivers

  • Delivery and truck drivers experience a fatality rate of 26.9 per 100,000.
  • The most common cause of fatality for drivers are motor vehicle accidents and other transportation-related incidents.
  • The media income for delivery drivers and truck drivers in $37,610.
  • A high school diploma is typically the required education for entry-level workers.

Ranchers, Farmers and Agricultural Managers

  • Managers in the ranch, farm and agricultural industries have a fatality rate of 24 per 100,000.
  • The most common cause of fatalities in these jobs are accidents involving motor vehicles and other equipment.
  • The median annual income is $69,620.
  • A high school diploma is typically the required education for an entry-level worker.

Landscaping, Lawn and Groundskeeping Supervisors

  • First-line supervisors in the landscaping, lawn and groundskeeping industries have a fatality rate of 21 per 100,000.
  • The most common cause of fatality is unintended contact with equipment or objects.
  • The median annual income is $47,030.
  • A high school diploma is typically the required education for an entry-level worker.

Installers and Repairers of Electrical Power Lines.

Agricultural Workers

Construction and Extraction Supervisors

Construction Trade Helpers

General Maintenance and Repair Workers

Ground Maintenance Workers

Construction Laborers

Mechanic, Installer or Repairer Supervisors

Sheriff and Police Patrol Officers

Construction Equipment Operators

Mining Machine Operators

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