Most popular jobs in America: 10 most common professions.
The 10 Most Popular Jobs in America
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April 1 2014 3:04 PM

The 10 Most Common Jobs in America

Congratulations, you have the most common job in America.

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This post originally appeared in Business Insider.


The top three are all basically in the retail industry: salespeople, cashiers, and fast-food workers.

Of the top 10 jobs, nearly all are “low paying” work, with the exception of registered nurses.

This chart compares how they all compare to the average.

Joe Weisenthal is the executive editor of Business Insider. Follow him on Twitter.

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