What are the most dangerous jobs in the United States? This infographic from Teletrac Navman compares the danger of certain jobs against the compensation that they're associated with. It also factors in the fatality rate, which is based on 100,000 full-time workers (with data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics).
According to this infographic from TeletracNavman.com, the top 5 deadliest occupations by fatality rate include logging workers, fishers and fishing workers, aircraft pilots and flight engineers, roofers, and recyclable material collectors. Logging workers ranks at the top of the list, with an average fatality rate of 135.9! That's alarmingly high, but it's not the only shocker on this infographic.
Did you know that the top cause of fatal work injuries is transportation incidents? It occurs as an average rate of 2,083 out of 100,000! When it comes to the most fatalities, that would be for delivery truck drivers, where the average salary is only $39,790.
infographic by: www.teletracnavman.com