Top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected wage and salary employment growth from 2016 to 2026 (in 1,000)

U.S. industries with largest projected payroll employment growth 2016-2026 This statistic shows the top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected wage and salary employment growth from 2016 to 2026. By the year 2026, the number of employees working in construction will have increased by around 864,700.
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IndustryEmployment change in thousands
Food services and drinking places1,077
Individual and family services871.4
Construction864.7
Home health care services738.2
Offices of physicans548.8
Retail (excl. motor vehicle and parts dealers, food and beverage, and general merchandise)412.3
Nursing and residential care facilities429.1
Computer systems design and related services425
Hospitals; private419
Local government educational services compensation413.1
Outpatient care centers322.6
Management, scientific and technical consulting services319
Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools; private239.1
Offices of other health practitioners264
General merchandise stores235.9
Employment services194.4
Offices of dentists175.4
Wholesale trade145.8
Securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investments and related activities101.2
Motor vehicle dealerships163.9
IndustryEmployment change in thousands
Food services and drinking places1,077
Individual and family services871.4
Construction864.7
Home health care services738.2
Offices of physicans548.8
Retail (excl. motor vehicle and parts dealers, food and beverage, and general merchandise)412.3
Nursing and residential care facilities429.1
Computer systems design and related services425
Hospitals; private419
Local government educational services compensation413.1
Outpatient care centers322.6
Management, scientific and technical consulting services319
Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools; private239.1
Offices of other health practitioners264
General merchandise stores235.9
Employment services194.4
Offices of dentists175.4
Wholesale trade145.8
Securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investments and related activities101.2
Motor vehicle dealerships163.9
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This statistic shows the top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected wage and salary employment growth from 2016 to 2026. By the year 2026, the number of employees working in construction will have increased by around 864,700.
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Release date
October 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016

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