Monday, September 6, 2010

Not Particularly Reassuring

The U.S. Government has a new website up called mySkills myFuture, which lets you put in your current sucky or nonexistent job, and it gives you some alternative jobs that currently have openings.

Medical transcriptionists certainly have lots of alternatives, if you don't mind living below the poverty line:
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service          $20,600
Insurance Claims Clerks          $28,100
License Clerks          $26,900
File Clerks          $20,000
Paralegals and Legal Assistants          $36,800
Court Clerks          $26,900
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan          $23,100
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants          $33,700
Court Reporters          $34,700
Receptionists and Information Clerks          $20,500
Customer Service Representatives          $24,000
Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks          $26,500
Office Clerks, General          $20,200
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive          $24,000
Legal Secretaries          $31,900
Billing, Posting, and Calculating Machine Operators          $26,500
Medical Secretaries          $25,000
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks          $26,900
Library Assistants, Clerical          $18,300

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