The 10 Most Hazardous Jobs in the U.S.

These jobs had the highest rate of fatal injuries for full-time employees for 2014. The numbers below reflect the deaths per 100,000 full time employees.

  • Logging workers – 109.5
  • Fishers and related fishing workers – 80.8
  • Aircraft pilots and engineers – 63.2
  • Roofers – 46.2
  • Refuse and recyclable material collectors – 35.8
  • Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural mangers – 26
  • Steel workers and structural iron workers – 25.2
  • Truck drivers and drivers/sales workers 23.4
  • Electrical power-line installers and repairers – 19.2
  • First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers – 17.9

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor. 2014 data.

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