According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics -- here are the ten lowest paying jobs in the U.S.
10. Farm workers (Crop, Nursery, Greenhouse)
Average breakdown for farm workers: Hourly mean wages: $9.64Yearly mean wages: $20,040Number of people with job: 228,600
Average breakdown for cashiers: Hourly mean wages: $9.52Yearly mean wages: $19,810Number of people with job: 3,354,170
8. Amusement park and recreation attendants
Average wage breakdown for amusement and recreation attendants: Hourly mean wages: $9.50Yearly mean wages: $19,750Number of people with job: 254,6
7. Host and hostesses
Average breakdown for someone working as host or hostess: Hourly mean wages: $9.43Yearly mean wages: $19,600Number of people with job: 329,020
6. Dining room attendants and bartender helpers
Average breakdown for dining room attendants/ bartender helpers:
Hourly mean wages: $9.29Yearly mean wages: $19,320Number of people with job: 390,920
5. Counter attendants
Average wage breakdown for counter attendants: Hourly mean wages: $9.27Yearly mean wages: $19,280Number of people with job: 446,660
Average wage breakdown for shampooers: Hourly mean wages: $9.20Yearly mean wages: $19,140Number of people with job: 14,220
Average wage breakdown for dishwashers: Hourly mean wages: $8.98Yearly mean wages: $18,680Number of people with job: 505,950
2. Combined food preparers
Average wage breakdown for food preparers: Hourly mean wages: $8.95Yearly mean wages: $18,610Number of people with job: 2,692,170
1. Cooks (fast food)
Average wage breakdown for cooks: Hourly mean wages: $8.91Yearly mean wages: $18,540Number of people with job: 525,350
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