Last month in this space, I reviewed a series of market projections for 2014 from Harvard University as well as the industry’s leading associations.
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According to Jobs Rated Almanac, six of the 30 worst jobs in the United States are construction-related.
According to Jobs Rated Almanac, six of the 30 worst jobs in the United States are construction-related. Jobs are ranked using five major criteria: physical demands, stress, security, outlook and job description. Wages were not considered.
The six construction jobs and their slots on the list of the worst jobs are:
- Construction laborers (No. 5)
- Roofers (No. 7)
- Carpenters (No. 17)
- Glaziers (No. 21)
- Drywall installers (No. 22)
- Plumbers (No. 28)
The only building-related jobs on the list of the best jobs were architects (No. 16) and engineers (No. 24).
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