WASHINGTON ( TheStreet) -- Mailroom-to-boardroom job success stories are more common in movies than business, but there are still careers where entry-level positions have access to higher ground.With the U.S. stuck in 9% unemployment and job growth not yet matching demand, the American rags-to-riches dream job is taking its place next to homeownership as fairy tales previous generations used to tell but only a dwindling, privileged few can make come true. Despite the dour job outlook, though, there remain some industries that can take a newcomer from starting salary to financial security without having to leave their field.
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