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Differences between unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled, and professional labor

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Unskilled labor
Requires no specialized skills, education, or training
Workers in these jobs usually earn an hourly wage
Unskilled labor
Dishwashers, Messengers, Janitors, Factory and farm workers
Semi-skilled labor
Requires minimal specialized skills and education
Usually earn an hourly wage
Semi-skilled labor
Lifeguards, word processors, short-order cooks, and some construction workers
Skilled labor
Requires specialized abilities and training
Need little supervision, yet usually earn an hourly wage
Skilled labor
Auto mechanic, bank tellers, plumbers, carpenters, chefs
Professional labor
Demands advanced skills and education
Usually white-collar workers who earn a salary
Professional labor
Managers. teachers, doctors, bankers, computer programmers