Most Fatal Job In America
When we talk about job, in everyone mind come first two words come-job safety and job salary, and sometimes high risk, high return does not apply here. That means low paid jobs seem to be more fatal jobs.
There are many, who are doing these fatal jobs (fatal means dangerous) to make other life easy and for their own living.
With the help of statics given by, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most fatal or deadly jobs in the America are ranked as below.
No. 1 Fatal Job: Fishing work or Fisher
Daily routine: capturing aquatic animals (like fish) everyday in large volume.
Risk Factors: extreme weather factors, drowning, attacking by aquatic animals.
Fatality rate: 127.3 per 1,00,000 workers.
Average Salary: $25,590 annually
No. 2 Fatal Job: Logging Work or Logging Worker
Daily Routine: Cutting down and trimming Trees
Risk Factors: Sharpen equipment risk, falling tree risk
Fatality rate: 104 per 100,000 workers
Average Salary: $32,870 annually
No. 3 Fatal Job: Air Craft Pilots and Flight Engineers
Daily Routine: Operating Plane and Helicopters
Risk Factors: Crashing, Emergency responses, heavy equipment
Fatality rate: 56.1 per 100,000 workers
Average Salary: $118,070 airline, $92,060 commercial
No. 4 Fatal Job: Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors
Daily Routine: collecting, compressing and transporting trash.
Risk Factors: Heavy equipment, hazardous materials, traffic
Fatality Rate: 36.4 per 100,000 workers
Average Salary: $35,230 annually
No. 5 Fatal Job: Roofers
Daily Routine: maintaining , repairing, installing roofs and similar jobs
Risk Factors: height, summer heat
Fatality Rate: 34.1 per 100,000 workers
Average Salary: $34,220 annually
No. 6 Fatal Job:Structural Iron and Steel Workers
Daily Routine: set up and fix heavy machines
Risk factor: heavy equipment
Fatality Rate: 30.3 per 100,000 workers
Average salary: $44,540 annually
No. 7 Fatal Job:Helper, Construction trade
Daily Routine: preparing construction sites, digging trenches
Risk Factor: fatigue, heavy equipment
Fatality Rate: 26.8 per 1,00,000 workers
Average Salary: $25,000 annually
No. 8 Fatal Job:Farmers, ranchers and agricultural managers
Daily routine: Growing and cultivating livestock and crops
Risk factors: Heavy and sharpen machinery.
Fatality rate: 26.1 per 100,000 workers
Average Salary: $60,750 annually
No. 9 Fatal Job: Truck Drivers
Daily Routine: Driving truck for transport goods
Risk factors: fatigue, traffic
Fatality Rate: 25.9 per 100,000 workers
Average salary: $38,200 annually
No. 10 Fatal Job: Natural Resources and Mining
Daily routine: long hour working, extracting coal, ore, stone, and sand from mines
Risk factors: exposure to contaminants, hazardous equipment.
Fatality rate: 22.1 per 100,000 workers
Average salary: $54,020 annually
(Ranking is based on Fatality rate )