We live in a world where not all jobs — or salaries — are created equal.
While some jobs are glamorous and come with equally glamorous paychecks, others offer more humble salaries — and some of them just might surprise you.
According to a recent article on Glassdoor.com, the average American worker is underpaid by approximately $7,500 — this translates to salaries that are roughly 13 percent less than their potential market values. This is attributable to a variety of factors, from job market conditions and supply vs. demand of available talent to the tendency of some new employees to not negotiate for higher salaries when starting new jobs.
Let's take a closer look at seven jobs that are incredibly underpaid, often despite having very important responsibilities.