Worst entry-level jobs
5. Tool and die maker
WalletHub score: 39.49
WalletHub’s low-ranking entry-level jobs typically require manual labor.
The job of entry-level tool and die maker earns low scores thanks to poor potential for career growth and potentially hazardous working conditions.
Tool and die making is a type of machinist job. The work, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), includes operating computerized and mechanical tools, and assembling and making parts.
Traditionally a solid career, tool and die making has been hit hard by automation. Job opportunities will drop by about 7% from 2016-2026, predicts the BLS.