If your work day is ruined by spilled coffee or computer problems, consider yourself lucky. Some people are just glad to finish the day in one piece.
Using on-the-job death rates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, CNN Money has compiled a list of the 10 most dangerous jobs in America.
10. Construction workers
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 17.7
Median wage: $29,160
9. Electrical power-line installers and repairers
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 21.5
Median wage: $58,210
8. Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural workers
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 21.8
Median wage: $69,300
7. Truck drivers
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 22
Median wage: $27,530
6. Mining machine operator
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 26.9
Median wage: $49,870
5. Sanitation workers
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 33
Median wage: $22,970
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 38.7
Median wage: $35,920
3. Airline pilots and flight engineers
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 50.6
Median wage: $98,410
2. Fishermen and women
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 75
Median wage: $33,430
Deaths per 100,000 workers: 91.3
Median wage: $33,630
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