Top 10 Most Underrated Jobs In America That Pay Well

Published: 15th October 2010
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Every one want to be on job to earn some handsome amount at the end of the month. This earning helps him to run his house and family expenses. Hard work has always been appreciated, but there are some jobs which are known as the most underrated Blue-Collar jobs in America but that pay well to the person. Here is the top 10 list of such jobs.

1. Mining Engineers



* Average Annual Salary : $79,500

* Top 10% can earn : $119,000 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Determine the location and plan the extraction of coal, non-metallic minerals and building materials.



2. Elevator Installer and Repairers



* Average Annual Salary : $69,050

* Top 10% can earn : $98,000 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Repair and Install elevators, escalators and dumbwaiters.



3. Electrical & Electronics Repairers



* Average Annual Salary : $50,700

* Top 10% can earn : $72,000 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Repair and Diagnose electrical power parts and components that control devices.



4. Ship Engineers



* Average Annual Salary : $63,600

* Top 10% can earn : $109,300 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Drive Trains Carrying People or freight cargo.



5. Power Plant Operators



* Average Annual Salary : $60,400

* Top 10% can earn : $82,700 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Control, Operate, and maintain the machinery used for the electricity power generation.



6. Farm and Ranch Managers



* Average Annual Salary : $59,400

* Top 10% can earn : $103,200 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Perform Production, Financial, and marketing decisions relating to the managed operations of farm and ranch owners.



7. Commercial Diver



* Average Annual Salary : $58,800

* Top 10% can earn : $94,000 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Work under water using scuba diving gear to repair,inspect, remove or install equipments and structures.



8. Electrical Power Line Installer and Repairers



* Average Annual Salary : $58,200

* Top 10% can earn : $80,300 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Maintain and install electrical power lines and cables.



9. Transportation Inspectors



* Average Annual Salary : $56,300

* Top 10% can earn : $104,900 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Inspect equipments and monitor procedure for planes, trains and public transports.



10. Locomotive Engineers



* Average Annual Salary : $47,800

* Top 10% can earn : $88,000 (Experienced)

* Tasks They Performed: Drive Trains Carrying People or freight cargo.

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