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Five Careers to Avoid in the Future

By Chip Rogers Posted September 13, 2013 1:56pm (EDT)
Five Careers to Avoid in the Future

Looking for a career change in the near future? There are certain careers that are expected to see low job and wage growth in coming years. According to Amy Howell Hirt from Yahoo! Education, five careers to carefully consider before a change:

#1: Teller

Median Annual Salary: $24,940*

 Projected Job Growth from 2010 to 2020*: 1 percent, or 7,300 new jobs

#2: Fashion Designer

Median Annual Salary: $62,860

Projected Job Growth from 2010 to 2020: 0 percent, or 0 jobs

#3: Dental Laboratory Technician

Median Annual Salary: $36,090

Projected Job Growth from 2010 to 2020: 1 percent, or 300 new jobs

#4: Craft and Fine Artist

Median Annual Salary: $29,600 for craft artists; $44,850 for fine artists

Projected Job Growth from 2010 to 2020: 5 percent, or 3,100 new jobs

#5: Credit Authorizer

Median Annual Salary: $33,600

Projected Job Growth from 2010 to 2020: 5 percent, or 2,600 new jobs

* All salary information and projected job growth rates from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012.

 

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