The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

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While the on-the-job fatality rate has been on the decline since 2012, certain occupations still pose undeniable danger. Based on data from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the top 10 most dangerous ways to earn a living in America.


Fatality rate per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers: 17.7

Construction workers perform physical labor at a work site using various types of hand and power tools.