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Employment Projections

Industries with the largest wage and salary employment declines

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Table 2.6 Industries with the largest wage and salary employment declines
(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

Food and beverage stores

Retail trade

445

3101.6

2844.1

-257.5

-0.9

General Merchandise stores

Retail trade

452

3029.8

2796.3

-233.5

-0.8

All other retail

Retail trade

442-4, 446-8, 451, 453-4

6814.0

6642.2

-171.8

-0.3

Wired telecommunications carriers

Information

5171

500.1

411.4

-88.7

-1.9

Printing and related support activities

Manufacturing

323

377.8

301.3

-76.5

-2.2

Monetary authorities, credit intermediation, and related activities

Information

521, 522

2675.3

2601.5

-73.8

-0.3

State government, other compensation

State and local government

NA

1825.4

1766.6

-58.8

-0.3

Postal Service

Federal government

491

602.1

549.9

-52.2

-0.9

Apparel, leather and allied product manufacturing

Manufacturing

315, 316

116.2

71.1

-45.1

-4.8

Animal production

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

112

480.2

439.4

-40.7

-0.9

Consumer goods rental and general rental centers

Financial activities

5322, 5323

153.6

117.2

-36.4

-2.7

Plastics product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3261

576.0

543.0

-33.0

-0.6

Electric power generation, transmission and distribution

Utilities

2211

380.7

349.5

-31.2

-0.9

Textile mills and textile product mills

Manufacturing

313,314

199.4

170.5

-28.9

-1.6

Converted paper product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3222

264.1

236.1

-28.0

-1.1

Federal defense government compensation

Federal government

NA

559.8

539.3

-20.5

-0.4

Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers

Information

5111

263.2

242.9

-20.3

-0.8

Cement and concrete product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3273

192.4

173.0

-19.4

-1.1

Ship and boat building

Manufacturing

3366

138.7

122.3

-16.4

-1.3

Religious organizations

Other services

8131

1704.4

1689.5

-14.9

-0.1

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

Last Modified Date: September 8, 2021