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- White collar worker = A salaried professional typically referring to general office workers and management.

- Blue collar = a member of the working class who performs manual labor and either earns an hourly wage or is paid piece rate for the amount of work done.

- Orange collar worker = Prison laborers, named for the orange jumpsuits commonly worn by inmates.

- Green collar worker = Workers in a wide range of professions relating to the environment and renewable energy.

- Scarlet collar worker = Workers in the sex industry (also called the sex trade), either directly or indirectly providing sex-related products and services or adult entertainment.

- Black collar worker = Manual labourers in industries in which workers generally become very dirty, such as mining or oil-drilling (has also been used to describe workers in illegal professions).

- Grey collar worker = Elderly individuals working beyond the age of retirement.

- Gold collar worker = Highly-skilled knowledgeable people such as doctors, lawyers, scientists and also young, low wage workers who also get parental support.

- No collar worker = Artists and “free spirits” who tend to privilege passion and personal growth over financial gain.