Slideshow 2015’s worst entry-level jobs

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  • May 01 2015, 11:19am EDT
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College graduates are about to hit the market, looking for new career paths - but there are some jobs they may want to avoid. WalletHub’s new 2015 Entry Level Report points to the following 10 jobs as some of the worst with potential for growth into a career. WalletHub took stock of the entry-level job market and compared 109 different types of positions based on 11 key metrics, ranging from starting salaries to industry growth rate.


View WalletHub’s full report at 2015’s Best & Worst Entry-Level Jobs


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#10 Welder

Immediate opportunity rank: 74t
Growth potential: 101
Hardship ranks: 107


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#9 Building inspectort

Immediate opportunity rank: 103t
Growth potential: 75t
Hardship ranks: 102


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#8 Policy processing clerkt

Immediate opportunity rank: 98t
Growth potential: 104t
Hardship ranks: 42


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#7 Electronics assembler

Immediate opportunity rank: 102t
Growth potential: 107t
Hardship ranks: 32


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#6 Boilermaker

Immediate opportunity rank: 100t
Growth potential: 94t
Hardship ranks: 109


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#5 Claims processing clerkt

Immediate opportunity rank: 104t
Growth potential: 104t
Hardship ranks: 42


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#4 Consumer loan servicing clerk

Immediate opportunity rank: 105t
Growth potential: 103t
Hardship ranks: 47


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#3 Refinery operatort

Immediate opportunity rank: 107t
Growth potential: 94t
Hardship ranks: 93


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#2 Sheet metal mechanic

Immediate opportunity rank: 109t
Growth potential: 65t
Hardship ranks: 96


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#1 Floor assembler

Immediate opportunity rank: 108t
Growth potential: 85t
Hardship ranks: 103


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