Top 10 Fastest Declining Jobs In The U.S.

 

Fastest declining occupations, 2010 and projected 2020
(Numbers in thousands)
2010 National Employment Matrix title and code Employment Change, 2010-20  Median annual wage, 2010
2020 Number Percent
The above data was sourced from bls.gov
1 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders 3.2 1.5 -1.7 -53.4 26,280
2 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 142.0 73.0 -68.9 -48.5 53,080
3 Postal Service Clerks 65.6 34.0 -31.6 -48.2 53,100
4 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers 6.0 3.9 -2.1 -35.6 38,970
5 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 24.5 17.7 -6.8 -27.8 60,300
6 Sewing Machine Operators 163.2 121.1 -42.1 -25.8 20,600
7 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 142.5 109.3 -33.2 -23.3 24,920
8 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 14.9 11.7 -3.3 -21.8 23,490
9 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 22.5 18.4 -4.1 -18.2 25,870
10 Semiconductor Processors 21.1 17.3 -3.8 -17.9 33,130

 

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