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LIST: Lowest paying jobs in California

Posted at 10:06 PM, Oct 05, 2016

There's an abundance of lists that rank the highest paying jobs or most stressful jobs, but what about the lowest paying jobs?

Zippia, a career website, combed through the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find out who gets paid the least in California. They made a detailed list of the lowest paying jobs and how many people in California are estimated to be in those positions.

1. Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
     Average Salary: $21,230
     Entry Level Salary: $18,990
     # Of People: 8,870

2. Cooks, Fast Food
     Average Salary: $21,310
     Entry Level Salary: $18,980
     # Of People: 99,480

3. Dishwashers
     Average Salary: $21,390
     Entry Level Salary: $18,990
     # Of People: 82,540

4. Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery and Greenhouse
     Average Salary: $21,550
     Entry Level Salary: $18,980
     # Of People: 178,130

5. Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
     Average Salary: $21,950
     Entry Level Salary: $18,980
     # Of People: 336,790

6. Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
     Average Salary: $22,140
     Entry Level Salary: $19,030
     # Of People: 100

7. Manicurists and Pedicurists
     Average Salary: $22,240
     Entry Level Salary: $18,980
     # Of People: 17,410

8. Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge and Coffee Shop
     Average Salary: $22,330
     Entry Level Salary: $18,990
     # Of People: 44,890

9. Ushers, Lobby Attendants and Ticket Takers
     Average Salary: $22,370
     Entry Level Salary: $18,970
     # Of People: 16,390

10. Shampooers
     Average Salary: $22,460
     Entry Level Salary: $19,140
     # Of People: 1,510

For the entire list of the lowest paying jobs, click here.

Zippia also published a list of the top 100 highest paying jobs in California.