The 7 Most Underpaid Jobs In The United States

There’s a new survey out on jobs, and one thing is for sure:  Americans feel like they’re UNDERPAID, even if they are happy in their role, and feel like their work has a positive impact. According to the survey, here are the 7 most UNDERPAID jobs in the United States:

  1. Factory workers
  2. Farmers
  3. Nurses
  4. Restaurant workers
  5. Retail employees
  6. Daycare workers
  7. Teachers

The survey found that people feel the 7 most OVERPAID jobs are:

  1. Politicians
  2. Pro athletes
  3. CEOs
  4. Lawyers
  5. Investment bankers
  6. Real estate agents
  7. Doctors

Some other interesting stats from the job survey:

  • 58% of people say they are either “somewhat” or “very underpaid”
  • 30% say they’re appropriately paid
  • 5% say they may be “somewhat overpaid”
  • Only 2% of people admit they are “very overpaid”
  • 63% of people said they’re happy with the work they do
  • 16% are unhappy
  • 75% say their work has a positive impact
  • Only 1% of people say their work has a “very negative impact.”  (Unfortunately, they didn’t say what that job is.)



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