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Employment Projections

Industries with the most rapidly declining wage and salary employment

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Table 2.4 Industries with the most rapidly declining wage and salary employment
(Employment in thousands of jobs)

Industry Description

Sector

2017 NAICS

Wage and Salary employment, 2020

Wage and Salary employment, 2030

Wage and Salary employment  change, 2020–30

Compound annual rate of change, 2020–30

Tobacco manufacturing

Manufacturing

3122

11.1

6.3

-4.8

-5.5

Apparel, leather and allied product manufacturing

Manufacturing

315, 316

116.2

71.1

-45.1

-4.8

Consumer goods rental and general rental centers

Financial activities

5322, 5323

153.6

117.2

-36.4

-2.7

Printing and related support activities

Manufacturing

323

377.8

301.3

-76.5

-2.2

Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media

Manufacturing

3346

11.9

9.8

-2.1

-1.9

Wired telecommunications carriers

Information

5171

500.1

411.4

-88.7

-1.9

Textile mills and textile product mills

Manufacturing

313,314

199.4

170.5

-28.9

-1.6

Audio and video equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3343

20.9

18.4

-2.5

-1.3

Ship and boat building

Manufacturing

3366

138.7

122.3

-16.4

-1.3

Satellite, telecommunications resellers, and all other telecommunications

Information

5174, 5179

91.6

81.4

-10.2

-1.2

Converted paper product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3222

264.1

236.1

-28.0

-1.1

Cement and concrete product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3273

192.4

173.0

-19.4

-1.1

Forestry

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

1131, 1132

11.8

10.6

-1.1

-1.0

Other chemical product and preparation manufacturing

Manufacturing

3259

77.3

70.0

-7.3

-1.0

Other transportation equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3369

35.0

31.7

-3.3

-1.0

Natural gas distribution

Utilities

2212

109.2

99.2

-10.0

-1.0

Postal Service

Federal government

491

602.1

549.9

-52.2

-0.9

Animal production

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

112

480.2

439.4

-40.7

-0.9

Food and beverage stores

Retail trade

445

3,101.6

2,844.1

-257.5

-0.9

Electric power generation, transmission and distribution

Utilities

2211

380.7

349.5

-31.2

-0.9

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

Last Modified Date: September 8, 2021