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This Is the Least Trusted Job in the U.S., Gallup Data Shows

Best Life Logo By Amber Raiken of Best Life | Slide 1 of 11: This year, plenty of professionals have earned praise from the public, from the hospital employees who worked tirelessly to combat COVID, to the grocery store workers who put themselves in harm's way to help people get their essentials, to the teachers who shifted to educating remotely overnight, to the retail workers standing at storefronts ensuring masks were covering shoppers' mouths and noses. These workers have been lauded for the standards they upheld in the face of such unprecedented grief and pressure, but not all professionals are held in the same regard, as a new Gallup poll proves.The analytics and advisory company recently set out to discover which job is the most untrustworthy of them all in the eyes of Americans. At the end of 2020, Gallup conducted telephone interviews with 1,018 randomly selected U.S. adults. They were given a list of different industries and asked how they would rate these workers' honesty and ethics standards, either as "very high," "high," "average," "low," or "very low." From there, the survey conductors ranked the professions based on the percent of respondents who gave them above-average ratings of "high" or "very high." The findings showed that Americans have a hard time trusting people in a few jobs in particular. Wondering which profession is the least trusted of them all? Read on to find out the 10 jobs that earned the lowest scores in the Gallup poll, all recieving under 50 percent approval ratings.RELATED: This Is the Least Trusted Retailer in the U.S. Right Now, Data Shows.Read the original article on Best Life.

This Is the Least Trusted Job in the U.S., Gallup Data Shows

This year, plenty of professionals have earned praise from the public, from the hospital employees who worked tirelessly to combat COVID, to the grocery store workers who put themselves in harm's way to help people get their essentials, to the teachers who shifted to educating remotely overnight, to the retail workers standing at storefronts ensuring masks were covering shoppers' mouths and noses. These workers have been lauded for the standards they upheld in the face of such unprecedented grief and pressure, but not all professionals are held in the same regard, as a new Gallup poll proves.

The analytics and advisory company recently set out to discover which job is the most untrustworthy of them all in the eyes of Americans. At the end of 2020, Gallup conducted telephone interviews with 1,018 randomly selected U.S. adults. They were given a list of different industries and asked how they would rate these workers' honesty and ethics standards, either as "very high," "high," "average," "low," or "very low." From there, the survey conductors ranked the professions based on the percent of respondents who gave them above-average ratings of "high" or "very high." The findings showed that Americans have a hard time trusting people in a few jobs in particular. Wondering which profession is the least trusted of them all? Read on to find out the 10 jobs that earned the lowest scores in the Gallup poll, all recieving under 50 percent approval ratings.

RELATED: This Is the Least Trusted Retailer in the U.S. Right Now, Data Shows.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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