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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
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Fisherman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Fisherman
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 127 (42 in 2011)
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Logger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Logger
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 104 (65 in 2011)
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Airplane Pilot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Airplane Pilot
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 56 (71 in 2011)
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Farmer/Rancher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Farmer/Rancher
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 26 (268 in 2011)
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Construction Laborers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Construction Laborers
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 16 (191 in 2011)
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Sanitation Worker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Sanitation Worker
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 36 (30 in 2011)
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Roofer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Roofer
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 34 (60 in 2011)
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Structural Iron and Steel Work... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Structural Iron and Steel Workers
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 30 (18 in 2011)
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Oil and Gas Driller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Oil and Gas Driller
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 24
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Merchant Mariner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Merchant Mariner
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 23
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Truck driver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 25 (774 in 2011)
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Power Line Installer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Power Line Installer
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 20 (26 in 2011)
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Coal Miner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Coal Miner
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 13 (17 in 2011)
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Grounds Maintenance Workers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Grounds Maintenance Workers
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 17 (183 in 2011)
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Taxi and Limousine Driver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Taxi and Limousine Driver
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 19 (64 in 2011)
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Police officer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 19 (130 in 2011)
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Construction Equipment Operato... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Construction Equipment Operator
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers:  12 (47 in 2011)
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Cement Manufacturer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Cement Manufacturer
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 13
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Miller is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Miller
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 12
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Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, an... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Referees
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 10
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Security guard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 8
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Firefighter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 7
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Animal Slaughterers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
Animal Slaughterers
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Workers: 2
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Soldier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
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Cell Phone Tower Repairmen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
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