9/1/06

Just where do Tarbutt workers fit into this list of the 25 lowest paying jobs?

Figure it out for yourself - are you better off working at Tarbutt or should you get a nice job in a gas station or washing dishes????

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25. Service Station Attendants
Average hourly earnings: $9.21
Average annual earnings: $19,150

24. Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
Average hourly earnings: $9.08
Average annual earnings: $18,890

23. Child Care Workers
Average hourly earnings: $9.05
Average annual earnings: $18,820

22. Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
Average hourly earnings: $8.99
Average annual earnings: $18,700

21. Cooks, Short Order
Average hourly earnings: $8.99
Average annual earnings: $18,710

20. Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
Average hourly earnings: $8.95
Average annual earnings: $18,610

19. Bartenders
Average hourly earnings: $8.91
Average annual earnings: $18,540

18. Pressers, Textile, Garment and Related Materials
Average hourly earnings: $8.88
Average annual earnings: $18,470

17. Food Preparation Workers
Average hourly earnings: $8.88
Average annual earnings: $18,480

16. Parking Lot Attendants
Average hourly earnings: $8.87
Average annual earnings: $18,450

15. Lifeguards, Ski Patrol and other Recreational Protective Service Workers
Average hourly earnings: $8.85
Average annual earnings: $18,410

14. Personal and Home Care Aides
Average hourly earnings: $8.74
Average annual earnings: $18,180

13. Cashiers
Average hourly earnings: $8.62
Average annual earnings: $17,930

12. Farm Workers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery and Greenhouse
Average hourly earnings: $8.48
Average annual earnings: $17,630

11. Amusement and Recreation Attendants
Average hourly earnings: $8.43
Average annual earnings: $17,530

10. Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
Average hourly earnings: $8.41
Average annual earnings: $17,500

9. Waiters and Waitresses
Average hourly earnings: $8.27
Average annual earnings: $17,190

8. Shampooers
Average hourly earnings: $8.20
Average annual earnings: $17,050

7. Gaming Dealers
Average hourly earnings: $8.18
Average annual earnings: $17,010

6. Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and Coffee Shop
Average hourly earnings: $8.15
Average annual earnings: $16,950

5. Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge and Coffee Shop
Average hourly earnings: $8.10
Average annual earnings: $16,860

4. Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
Average hourly earnings: $7.84
Average annual earnings: $16,320

3. Dishwashers
Average hourly earnings: $7.78
Average annual earnings: $16,190

2. Cooks, Fast Food
Average hourly earnings: $7.67
Average annual earnings: $15,960

And the number one lowest paying job in America is...

1. Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, including Fast Food
Average hourly earnings: $7.66
Average annual earnings: $15,930

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