Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Find the top ten civilian occupations with the highest fatality rates.
|Rank||Occupation||Fatality rate||Number of fatalities|
|2||Fishers and related fishing worker||77.4||30|
|3||Aircraft pilots and flight engineers||58.9||70|
|5||Refuse and recyclable material collectors||44.3||37|
|6||Driver/sales workers and truckers||26||966|
|7||Farmers, ranchers, other agricultural managers||24.7||257|
|8||Structural iron and steel workers||23.6||15|
|9||Construction trade supervisors||21||144|
NOTE: 1. Rate per 100,000 full-time workers.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 2019.
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