5 Overpaid Jobs

by Douglas Rice

overpaid jobs
overpaid jobs

With the latest unemployment data showing 85,000 more people unemployed, it's no wonder Wall Street bonuses are being met with disdain. But Wall Street isn't the only opportunity to find lucrative employment and make more money than some people think is fair.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Occupational Employment and Wage estimates shows the mean annual wages for over 800 occupations. Parsing through the data shows wages for many occupational categories that a lot of people would think provide too little bang for those serious bucks.