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From high stress to downright dirty, there are scores of jobs that have Americans turning the other cheek. Despite that, the grim jobs with long hours and dangerous conditions need to be filled.
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Some of the jobs may seem bleak and gross to some, but these opportunities can provide a nice paycheck. In some cases, these jobs may even come with a six-figure salary, and some will pay more than $400,000 a year.
Chron, using data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, compiled of ten gross yet viable job options for earning a living.
Here are the top five according to Chron:
Topping the list are garbage collectors, which requires a hefty amount of manual labor.
The job is grouped together with hand laborers and material mover, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics which defines the category as those who “feed or remove material to or from machines, clean vehicles, pick up unwanted household goods, and pack materials for moving.”
The average salary for garbage collectors differ from state to state. They are paid as little as $30,000 a year in North Carolina to more than $42,000 in New York, according to ZipRecruiter.