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Low-income jobs on the rise, but outlook remains bleak

The majority of low-paid workers, 74 percent, said that it is now “difficult” or “very difficult” to stay afloat, and most worry about unpaid bills.
The majority of low-paid workers, 74 percent, said that it is now “difficult” or “very difficult” to stay afloat, and most worry about unpaid bills.

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Lower-income jobs may be in the highest supply since the 2007-09 recession, but Americans remain unconvinced that things are improving.

As reported by the AP, U.S. citizens that are on a wage bracket of less than $35,000 a year are pessimistic about their long-term options. As a workforce, according to a recent study, many believe they are worse off now than before the recession, and many believe they are stuck in “dead end” jobs with few career prospects.

Learn more about the future of low-wage jobs at Smart Planet.

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