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37 of the most recession-proof jobs

Mediafeed Logo By Ryan Luke of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 57: With economic downturns a regular occurrence, American workers continue to question their job security. This pandemic has brought to light that having an economic recession-proof job is rare – but is it impossible? According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S.’s highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression was in April of 2020, with over 20 million people filing for unemployment. When the weekly bonus unemployment money ended on July 31, 2020, many people questioned the economy’s ability to bounce-back.Is there such a thing as a group of people having recession-proof jobs or recession-proof careers? Is there a way someone can protect or prepare better for the next dip in the economy? These questions will be answered here.It is essential to know and understand that no career choice offers one hundred percent protection from an economic crisis. In a perfect world, these jobs would exist; however, they do not. However, some career fields offer more economic crisis resistant jobs than others.These jobs are in the medical field, first responders, teachers, public transit, utility workers, financial advisors, mail delivery and other essential workers.We will go into more detail with each profession and the types of jobs they offer below. This article also details the educational requirements, national average salaries and retirement plans offered to each category.

Recession-Proof Jobs

With economic downturns a regular occurrence, American workers continue to question their job security. This pandemic has brought to light that having an economic recession-proof job is rare – but is it impossible?

According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S.’s highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression was in April of 2020, with over 20 million people filing for unemployment. When the weekly bonus unemployment money ended on July 31, 2020, many people questioned the economy’s ability to bounce-back.

Is there such a thing as a group of people having recession-proof jobs or recession-proof careers? Is there a way someone can protect or prepare better for the next dip in the economy? These questions will be answered here.

It is essential to know and understand that no career choice offers one hundred percent protection from an economic crisis. In a perfect world, these jobs would exist; however, they do not. However, some career fields offer more economic crisis resistant jobs than others.

These jobs are in the medical field, first responders, teachers, public transit, utility workers, financial advisors, mail delivery and other essential workers.

We will go into more detail with each profession and the types of jobs they offer below. This article also details the educational requirements, national average salaries and retirement plans offered to each category.

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