10 Jobs That Pay Less Than You Think
Family therapists, models generally make under $50K: Forbes
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 3, 2012 10:30 AM CST
Firefighters' base salary is on average under $50,000.   (Shutterstock)
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(Newser) – Just because a job sounds interesting, complicated, or intriguing does not mean it pays a fortune. Forbes uses Bureau of Labor stats to round up what it views as the 10 "most surprisingly low-paying jobs," including:

  • Marriage and family therapists: Average salary, $47,530
  • Models: Average salary, $42,560
  • Corpse embalmer: Average salary, $44,280
  • Private investigator: Average salary: $47,830
  • Firefighter: Average salary, $47,730
Check out the rest of the list here.