Industries with the fastest growing and most rapidly declining wage and salary employment

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Table 2.3 Industries with the Fastest Growing and Most Rapidly Declining Wage and Salary Employment

Industry Description

Sector

2017 NAICS

Thousands of Jobs

Change

Compound Annual Rate of Change

2019

2029

2019 - 2029

2019 - 2029

Fastest Growing

Forestry

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

1131, 1132

8.0

11.5

3.5

3.7

Individual and family services

Health care and social assistance

6241

2,611.3

3,663.9

1,052.6

3.4

Support activities for mining

Mining

213

343.1

454.2

111.1

2.8

Home health care services

Health care and social assistance

6216

1,527.4

1,983.4

456.0

2.6

Outpatient care centers

Health care and social assistance

6214

963.0

1,239.6

276.6

2.6

Other personal services

Other services

8129

357.3

454.4

97.1

2.4

Computer systems design and related services

Professional and business services

5415

2,202.2

2,776.7

574.5

2.3

Offices of other health practitioners

Health care and social assistance

6213

968.8

1,207.8

239.0

2.2

Grantmaking and giving services and social advocacy organizations

Other services

8132, 8133

418.8

518.2

99.4

2.2

Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

Professional and business services

5416

1,531.1

1,865.3

334.2

2.0

Other educational services

Educational services

6114-7

816.9

992.0

175.1

2.0

Independent artists, writers, and performers

Leisure and hospitality

7115

53.1

64.1

11.0

1.9

Software publishers

Information

5112

461.0

555.3

94.3

1.9

Office administrative services

Professional and business services

5611

526.1

624.8

98.7

1.7

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

Leisure and hospitality

712

172.9

202.7

29.8

1.6

Other ambulatory health care services

Health care and social assistance

6219

313.6

366.9

53.3

1.6

Animal food manufacturing

Manufacturing

3111

64.0

74.8

10.8

1.6

Metal ore mining

Mining

2122

41.8

48.6

6.8

1.5

Couriers and messengers

Transportation and Warehousing

492

815.8

942.1

126.3

1.4

Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment (except automotive and electronic) repair and maintenance

Other services

8113

219.6

252.9

33.3

1.4

Most Rapidly Declining

Tobacco manufacturing

Manufacturing

3122

11.3

6.7

-4.7

-5.2

Cable and other subscription programming

Information

5152

53.0

32.3

-20.7

-4.8

Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers

Information

5111

298.5

199.3

-99.2

-4.0

Electric lighting equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3351

46.0

30.8

-15.2

-3.9

Federal electric utilities

Federal government

NA

14.9

10.1

-4.8

-3.8

Apparel, leather and allied product manufacturing

Manufacturing

315, 316

137.7

94.2

-43.5

-3.7

Communications equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3342

83.5

58.0

-25.5

-3.6

Travel arrangement and reservation services

Professional and business services

5615

219.5

153.5

-66.0

-3.5

Cement and concrete product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3273

199.0

141.9

-57.1

-3.3

Consumer goods rental and general rental centers

Financial activities

5322, 5323

176.9

131.7

-45.2

-2.9

Clay product and refractory manufacturing

Manufacturing

3271

38.6

29.2

-9.4

-2.8

Office furniture (including fixtures) manufacturing

Manufacturing

3372

110.9

86.2

-24.7

-2.5

Printing and related support activities

Manufacturing

323

424.6

342.3

-82.3

-2.1

Wired telecommunications carriers

Information

5171

519.5

419.3

-100.2

-2.1

Railroad rolling stock manufacturing

Manufacturing

3365

24.1

19.8

-4.3

-1.9

Seafood product preparation and packaging

Manufacturing

3117

35.3

29.3

-6.0

-1.8

Other transportation equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3369

35.2

29.6

-5.7

-1.7

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works)

Financial activities

533

23.3

19.6

-3.7

-1.7

Coal mining

Mining

2121

51.9

43.6

-8.3

-1.7

Other fabricated metal product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3329

281.6

237.4

-44.2

-1.7

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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