The Most Dangerous Jobs in America

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Careers that cause the most deaths on the job
A list of the most dangerous jobs in America. These are the jobs in the United States that have the most fatalities. Every jobs has its risks, and while only a few people out of a hundred thousand might not sound like much, consider how many people in most professions actually die as a direct result of their work. If you enjoy living on the edge then these might be the careers for you. The salary for a job like this might not be great, but the adrenalin will certainly be a perk. As this list shows, danger can be found in all sorts of different fields.

Source: http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-04-08/the-20-most-dangerous-jobs

  • Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 127 (42 in 2011)
  • Logger
    2

    Logger

    Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 104 (65 in 2011)
  • Airplane Pilot
    3

    Airplane Pilot

    Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 56 (71 in 2011)
  • Farmer/Rancher
    4

    Farmer/Rancher

    Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 26 (268 in 2011)