While Doctors, Lawyers, and CEOs may have the highest paid salaries in the country, those in retail & in the food service are on the bottom of the salary chain. While the average American earns $44,410 annually, according to the latest BLS ranking of some 800 positions. Most of these jobs, on the other hand, pay less than $20,000 annually.According to MoneyWatch analysis, here are some of the worst-paying jobs in America. Let's see if Broadcasting has made it to this list...

1. Fast food cooks…………………………………..$18,540

2. Food preparation and serving…………………$18,610

3. Dishwashers………………………………………..$18,680

4. Shampooers…………………………………………$19,140

5. Cafeteria/coffee shop counter attendant….$19,280

6. Bartender’s helper………………………………….$19,320

7. Restaurant hostess………………………………..$19,600

8. Amusement/recreation attendant…………….$19,750

9. Cashiers………………………………………………$19,810

10. Ushers/ticket-takers…………………………..$20,290

I hope some of you read this now and understand the importance of tipping when the service is good. However, as always, if the service is sub-par then there is always the option of reconsidering.
For more on the story, visit MoneyWatch