U.S. industries with largest projected payroll employment growth 2018-2028

This statistic shows the top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected wage and salary employment growth from 2018 to 2028. By the year 2028, the number of employees working in home construction will have increased by around 807,500.

Top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected wage and salary employment growth from 2018 to 2028

IndustryEmployment change in thousands
Food services and drinking places1,389.5
Construction 807.5
Individual and family services 791.5
Home health care services 713.7
Computer systems design and related services 520.7
Offices of physicians 349.9
Nursing and residential care facilities 336.5
Outpatient care centers 331
Hospitals 322.7
Management, scientific, and technical consulting services 292.8
Offices of other health practitioners 254.6
Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools 221.6
Services to buildings and dwellings 197.6
Warehousing and storage 169.4
Elementary and secondary schools 137.1
Other amusement and recreation industries 122.7
Local government, other compensation 121.4
Other educational services 114.8
Management of companies and enterprises 110
Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities 109.5
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Wage data cover non-farm wage and salary workers and do not cover the self-employed, owners and partners in unincorporated firms, or household workers.

Figures are taken from accompanying data tables, available here.

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