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The 19 best jobs for people who hate paperwork

19. Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers

19. Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers

Average annual salary (2015): $21,930

Paperwork importance level: 14

What they do: Protective service workers monitor pools, beaches, ski slopes, and other recreational areas. They provide assistance and protection when needed.

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18. Glass blowers, molders, benders, and finishers

18. Glass blowers, molders, benders, and finishers

Average annual salary (2015): $31,690

Paperwork importance level: 14

What they do: Glass blowers mold, shape, form, cast, and carve molten glass according to patterns.

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17. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

17. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

Average annual salary (2015): $27,460

Paperwork importance level: 14

What they do: Landscaping workers maintain the grounds of property using hand and power tools. Their job can entail: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, fertilizing,raking, and sprinkler installation.

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16. Mine cutting and channeling machine operators

16. Mine cutting and channeling machine operators

Average annual salary (2015): $50,720

Paperwork importance level: 14

What they do: Mine cutting and channeling machine operators use a number of machines to cut the face or channels of coal mines. Their job allows for the facilitating, blasting, separating, and removing of materials or minerals from mines

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15. Fallers

15. Fallers

Average annual salary (2015): $41,750

Paperwork importance level: 13

What they do: Also known as loggers, fallers cut down trees using axes and chainsaws. They have to know tree characteristics and cutting techniques in order to figure out which direction a tree is going to fall in order to avoid damage.

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14. Athletes and sports competitors

14. Athletes and sports competitors

Average annual salary (2015): $80,490

Paperwork importance level: 12

What they do: Athletes compete or perform in sporting events.

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13. Furniture finishers

13. Furniture finishers

Average annual salary (2015): $30,920

Paperwork importance level: 12

What they do: Finishers fix used or worn furniture. They can shape, finish, or refinish. They can also change the color or finish of new or high-grade furniture.

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12. Hoist and winch operators, not crane and tower

12. Hoist and winch operators, not crane and tower

Average annual salary (2015): $50,680

Paperwork importance level: 12

What they do: These operators lift and pull loads using hoists and winches.

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11. Roof bolters, mining

11. Roof bolters, mining

Average annual salary (2015): $55,500

Paperwork importance level: 12

What they do: Roof bolters use machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mines.

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10. Tapers

10. Tapers

Average annual salary (2015): $53,080

Paperwork importance level: 12

What they do: Tapers prepare a wall or surface for painting or papering.

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9. Actors

9. Actors

Average annual wage (2015): $77,930

Paperwork importance level: 12

What they do: Actors perform stage, television, radio, film, or other entertainment roles. They can use speech, gesture, or body movements to inform an audience. They might be expected to dance and sing for certain roles.

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8. Brickmason, blockmason, stonemason, and tile and marble setter helpers

8. Brickmason, blockmason, stonemason, and tile and marble setter helpers

Average annual salary (2015): $32,090

Paperwork importance level: 11

What they do: The helpers work with brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, or tile and marble setters. They supply hold materials and tools. They also clean the work area and equipment.

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7. Locker room, coatroom, and dressing room attendants

7. Locker room, coatroom, and dressing room attendants

Average annual salary (2015): $23,990

Paperwork importance level: 11

What they do: Locker room, coatroom, and dressing room attendants manage the personal items for patrons in these areas.

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6. Costume attendants

6. Costume attendants

Average annual salary (2015): $52,870

Paperwork importance level: 10

What they do: Costume attendants pick, fit, and care for the costumes used in for a performance. They also might help entertainers make costume changes.

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5. Dancers

5. Dancers

Average annual salary (2015): $42,410

Paperwork importance level: 10

What they do: Dancers perform choreographed routines on stage, for live broadcastings, or for recorded videos.

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4. Crossing guards

4. Crossing guards

Average annual salary (2015): $27,730

Paperwork importance level: 9

What they do: Crossing guards guide or control traffic for vehicles and pedestrians. They can be stationed on streets or near schools, railroad crossings, or construction sites.

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3. Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

3. Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

Average annual salary (2015): $29,090

Paperwork importance level: 8

What they do: These professionals set, operate, and tend woodworking machines such as drill presses, sanders, and planers.

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2. Foundry mold and coremakers

2. Foundry mold and coremakers

Average annual salary (2015): $33,930

Paperwork importance level: 4

What they do: Foundry mold and coremakers create or form the molds used in the production of metal castings.

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1. Mine shuttle car operators

1. Mine shuttle car operators

Average annual salary (2015): $55,120

Paperwork importance level: 3

What they do: Mine shuttle car operators manage diesel and electric-powered shuttle cars used to transport materials from working face to mine cars or conveyors in an underground mine.

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