25. Sailors and Maritime Oilers
Salary: $24,486 - $44,189 (from entry level salary to fully competent level salary)
Reported fatalities per 1,000 employees: 0.33
Job Description: Sailors stand watch to look for obstructions in path of vessel, measure water depth, turn wheel on bridge, or use emergency equipment as directed by captain, mate or pilot. They also perform a variety of maintenance tasks to preserve the painted surface of the ship and to maintain line and ship equipment.