10 of the most dangerous jobs

  • Construction worker


    Annual median wage/projected growth by 2022: $29,160, 25 percent

    According to OSHA, more than 20 percent of private-sector worker fatalities recorded in the U.S. in 2013 took place on construction jobs. The leading, or "fatal four," causes of worker deaths on construction sites were falls, being stuck by an object, electrocution, and being caught in or between objects. Such accidents accounted for nearly 60 percent of deaths in the field.