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During and in the 1970s, when employers didnt put as

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This is a general question for the general category. During and in the 1970s, when employers didn't put as much emphasis on having a college degree as they do today, I remember hearing about that it was not uncommon for a middle aged person to have a 10th grade education as his/her highest level of education, and yet still have at least a decent kind of a job where he/she was at least able to get his/her needs met. What are some examples of such jobs that these type of people were able to get during the 1970s? Can you name at least 8 examples of such jobs? Thank you for your assistance.

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Expert:  LawTalk replied 1 year ago.
Good morning,

I'm Doug, and my goal is to provide you with excellent service today.

Here is a long list of careers/jobs that back in the 70s provided a livable income to the employee/worker. Granted, some of these jobs required a short training program, but did not demand a high school diploma to get a job:

Air Conditioning Mechanic
Animal Care Worker
Automotive Body Repairer
Barber
Bicycle Courier
Building Cleaning Worker
Carpenter
Carpet Installer
Child Care Worker
Deckhand
Diesel Mechanic
Electrician
Elevator Installer
Elevator Repairman
Fishing Vessel Hand
Floral Designer
Food Machine Operator
Garbage Collector
Grounds Maintenance Worker
Heating Mechanic
Housekeeper
Makeup Artist
Merchant Marine
Meter Reader
Pest Control Worker
Pipe Fitter
Pipe Layer
Security Guard
Sheet Metal Worker
Small Engine Mechanic
Taxi Driver
Trucker
Vending Machine Repairman
Welder


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