Although the rich may be getting richer, the majority of Americans have witnessed stagnate economic prospects in recent years. In fact, income inequality in the U.S. is the highest its been since 1928.
This means that those with low-paying jobs will have a more difficult time climbing up the economic ladder.
Here is a list of low-paying jobs that hover right around minimum wage and offer little upward mobility. The data is compiled by the latest BLS
' list of more than 200 occupations, sorted by annual wage.