Avoid These Dead-End Careers: 7 Jobs That Ask Too Much and Pay Too Little

wavebreakmedia / Shutterstock.com

No one can object to starting out at the bottom and working their way up, but there are some “dead-end” jobs that have little or no upward mobility.

As our economy evolves, some jobs are being be phased out as viable career choices. When selecting a path to follow it’s important to make sure you pick one that can take you someplace you can grow financially. If there is no room for advancement or better pay, you’re better off doing something else. Career website Zippia defines dead-end jobs as professions that offer few or no pay hikes, little chance of learning new skills, little opportunity for promotion and high turnover. What follows are seven jobs in which the demands often outweigh the benefits.

Read Next

6 U.S. Cities Where It’s Possible to Retire by 40
6 U.S. Cities Where It’s Possible to Retire by 40

A surprising locale is best for people who want to live in a city that helps them leave the rat race early.

This Key Social Security Question Stumps 7 in 10 Older Adults
This Key Social Security Question Stumps 7 in 10 Older Adults

Can you answer this fundamental retirement question?

Could You Give Up These 7 Expenses to Save Thousands of Dollars a Year?
Could You Give Up These 7 Expenses to Save Thousands of Dollars a Year?

These monthly costs eat at your disposable income. Here’s what you’d save if you cut them entirely or even trim them just 10%.

View this page without ads

Help us produce more money-saving articles and videos by subscribing to a membership.

Get Started

Comments

Trending Stories