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News from EPI Jobs … but low pay

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 27, 2010
Phoebe Silag or Karen Conner, 202-775-8810

While a lack of jobs is arguably the biggest problem facing the labor market, another major concern is the quality of the jobs that are being created. Today’s Snapshot presents the five fastest growing occupations between 2006 and 2009 and shows that all but one of them pays below $15.95 an hour, the median wage.

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