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Jobs + Skills04.1.14

The 10 Most Common Jobs in America

The top three are all in retail.

In a newly published report, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals the top 10 most common professions in the U.S., with retail workers, cashiers, and fast food employees comprising the top of the list.  Retail salespersons and cashiers make up 6 percent of total U.S. employment, with combined employment numbers of about 7.8 million people.

chart 1Bureau of Labor Statistics

Among the jobs represented, only Registered Nurses, who earn on average $68,910 per year, have an average wage above the U.S. all-occupations mean of $46,440.

chart2Bureau of Labor Statistics

The charts in this post originally appeared in Business Insider.

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