Industries with the largest wage and salary employment growth and declines

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Table 2.4 Industries with the largest wage and salary employment growth and declines, 2016–26

Industry Description

Sector

2012 NAICS

Thousands of Jobs

Change

Compound Annual Rate of Change

2016

2026

2016–26

2016–26

Largest Growth

Food services and drinking places

Leisure and hospitality

722

11,438.7

12,515.7

1,077.0

0.9

Individual and family services

Health care and social assistance

6241

2,229.4

3,100.8

871.4

3.4

Construction

Construction

23

6,711.0

7,575.7

864.7

1.2

Home health care services

Health care and social assistance

6216

1,362.0

2,100.2

738.2

4.4

Offices of physicians

Health care and social assistance

6211

2,527.7

3,076.5

548.8

2.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

Health care and social assistance

623

3,313.6

3,742.7

429.1

1.2

Computer systems design and related services

Professional and business services

5415

1,990.7

2,415.7

425.0

2.0

Hospitals

Health care and social assistance

622

5,025.0

5,444.0

419.0

0.8

Local government educational services compensation

State and local government

NA

7,920.0

8,333.1

413.1

0.5

Outpatient care centers

Health care and social assistance

6214

856.3

1,178.9

322.6

3.2

Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

Professional and business services

5416

1,372.5

1,691.5

319.0

2.1

Offices of other health practitioners

Health care and social assistance

6213

858.5

1,122.5

264.0

2.7

Services to buildings and dwellings

Professional and business services

5617

2,070.3

2,322.6

252.3

1.2

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

Educational services

6112, 6113

1,818.9

2,058.0

239.1

1.2

Warehousing and storage

Transportation and Warehousing

493

915.1

1,110.8

195.7

2.0

Employment services

Professional and business services

5613

3,566.5

3,760.9

194.4

0.5

Offices of dentists

Health care and social assistance

6212

925.8

1,101.2

175.4

1.8

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

Retail trade

441

1,981.8

2,145.7

163.9

0.8

Wholesale trade

Wholesale trade

42

5,867.0

6,012.8

145.8

0.2

Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities

Financial activities

5242

1,098.1

1,241.6

143.5

1.2

Largest Declines

Wired telecommunications carriers

Information

5171

588.5

486.0

-102.5

-1.9

Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers

Information

5111

374.4

286.4

-88.0

-2.6

Postal Service

Federal government

491

608.9

528.2

-80.7

-1.4

Printing and related support activities

Manufacturing

323

446.7

373.5

-73.2

-1.8

Apparel, leather and allied product manufacturing

Manufacturing

315, 316

160.8

112.6

-48.2

-3.5

Textile mills and textile product mills

Manufacturing

313, 314

228.9

184.7

-44.2

-2.1

Plastics product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3261

565.7

522.0

-43.7

-0.8

Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing

Manufacturing

3344

367.0

329.3

-37.7

-1.1

Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing

Manufacturing

3345

396.1

360.6

-35.5

-0.9

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

Manufacturing

3399

283.0

257.2

-25.8

-1.0

Foundries

Manufacturing

3315

117.5

92.4

-25.1

-2.4

Communications equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3342

85.6

61.9

-23.7

-3.2

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing, excluding digital camera manufacturing

Manufacturing

3341

164.1

141.0

-23.1

-1.5

Rubber product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3262

133.1

111.6

-21.5

-1.7

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

Manufacturing

3221

100.0

79.2

-20.8

-2.3

Travel arrangement and reservation services

Professional and business services

5615

216.2

195.5

-20.7

-1.0

Civic, social, professional, and similar organizations

Other services

8134, 8139

865.4

844.9

-20.5

-0.2

Radio and television broadcasting

Information

5151

216.3

196.4

-19.9

-1.0

Converted paper product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3222

270.8

253.1

-17.7

-0.7

Ventilation, heating, air-conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3334

128.5

111.5

-17.0

-1.4

Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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