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Winter 2009-10 Vol. 53, Number 4

Occupational employment


 

Most job losses
Decline in employment by occupation, projected 200818
Occupation Thousands of jobs Median annual wages, May 2008

Farmers and ranchers

-79 33,550

Sewing machine operators

-72 19,870

Order clerks

-64 27,990

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

-55 50,020

File clerks

-50 23,800

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

-49 27,660

Telemarketers

-38 21,960

First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers

-36 50,440

Packers and packagers, hand

-34 19,060

Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

-33 28,160

Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers

-31 27,490

Machine feeders and offbearers

-31 25,570

Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers

-27 20,990

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

-22 33,080

Computer operators

-21 35,600

Machinists

-19 36,210

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

-19 22,660

Data entry keyers

-17 26,120

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

-17 31,240

Switchboard operators, including answering service

-17 24,220

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