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Fishers and related fishing workers
Fatality rate: 80.8 per 100,000 workers; 22 total
Risk factors: Forget the idea of the leisurely fisherman. Fishers and fishing workers have, on average, some of the most dangerous jobs in the country. Malfunctioning gear, bad weather and transportation incidents all add to this profession's fatality rate, the 2nd highest in the country.
Average annual salary: $29,970