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    What's A Career Field You Thought Would Pay Well But Did Not At All?

    Air out the scams you've been led to believe!

    Let's be real: Times are tough. Making enough money to get by these days is not easy!

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    Some people have taken jobs they worked toward for years only to realize that the salary is far lower than they expected.

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    Maybe you thought that an important job in a booming industry would have to pay well, but that wasn't the case.

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    Maybe you had a childhood dream job that you just assumed made a lot of money, and you were wrong.

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    Or maybe the job you feel destined for and love is just not moving you up the ladder and paying as well as you'd hoped.

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    Perhaps you were lucky enough to realize the truth about a career field before you got too invested in it. Whatever the case, we need your help to warn others!

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    What's a career field you thought would pay well but didn't at all? Let us know in the comments! We'll share some answers in a BuzzFeed Community post!