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10 Jobs Workers Say Are Making the World Worse

It’s one thing for someone to say they aren’t head over heels in love with their job. There are plenty of American workers who simply feel “meh” about their jobs. But when someone specifically feels like their job is making the world a worse place, you can’t help but wonder what kind of work they do that is having such a negative impact on the world around us. In a recent study, PayScale surveyed over 500,000 American workers to learn about the jobs that workers say are making our world a worse place to live in. Do you work in any of these job roles?

10) Astronomers and Physicists

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 3.7%

Median Salary: $99,100

9) Insulation Workers

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 3.8%

Median Salary: $36,600

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8) Restaurant Hosts and Hostesses

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 3.9%

Median Salary: $19,700

7) Food Prep Workers

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 4.1%

Median Salary: $22,000

6) Dishwashers

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 4.1%

Median Salary: $19,300

5) Bartenders

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 4.4%

Median Salary: $30,300

4) Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 4.5%

Median Salary: $19,800

3) Iron and Steel Workers

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 4.7%

Median Salary: $44,400

2) Packaging Machine Operators

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 5.7%

Median Salary: $32,100

1) Managers of Gaming Workers

Percent Feel Their Job Makes the World Worse: 9%

Median Salary: $42,800

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