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The jobs that are safest, and most at risk, over the next decade

A waiter carries orders at Katz's Delicatessen in New York. Photo: Seth Wenig / AP

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that jobs at the middle of the pay spectrum that don't require a college degree are at the greatest risk of disappearing over the next decade, per the NY Times.

High-paying jobs in math and science-heavy fields are safe for the most part, per the report, as are low-paying jobs like waiting tables and caring for the elderly. But areas like machine operation and coal mining, jobs "without specialized skills," are at risk