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The ten most competitive jobs in America based on data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a U.S. Department of Labor database full of detailed information on occupations. Note where being a poet falls in terms of competitiveness.
Of course, the only poets in the U.S. for whom poetry is a job are … oh, yeah: There aren’t any! Though there are jobs out there that one’s standing as a poet depend on. How many? I haven’t found a source for that information.