The Most Dangerous Jobs in America (and What They Pay)

Updated: September 28, 2010

In 2009, 4,340 workers lost their lives due to fatal occupational injuries in the USA. We examine which jobs are the most dangerous, the risks of each occupation and what you can expect to get paid for potentially putting yourself in harm's way. And if you decide you want to go after one of these jobs, make sure you're covered by term life insurance before you send in your resume.

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