Top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected payroll employment declines from 2016 to 2026 (in 1,000)

U.S. industries with largest projected payroll employment declines 2016-2026 This statistic shows the top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected wage and salary employment declines from 2016 to 2026. By the year 2026, the number of employees working in postal service will have declined by about 80,700 jobs.
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IndustryEmployment change in thousands
Wired telecommunications carriers -102.5
Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers -88
Postal Service -80.7
Printing and related support activities -73.2
Apparel, leather and allied product manufacturing -48.2
Textile mills and textile product mills -44.2
Plastics product manufacturing -43.7
Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing -37.7
Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing -37.7
Other miscellaneous manufacturing -25.8
Foundries -25.1
Communications equipment manufacturing -23.7
Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing, excluding digital camera manufacturing -23.1
Rubber product manufacturing -21.5
Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills -20.8
Travel arrangement and reservation services -20.7
Civic, social, professional, and similar organizations -20.5
Radio and television broadcasting -19.9
Converted paper product manufacturing -17.7
Ventilation, heating, air-conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturing -17
IndustryEmployment change in thousands
Wired telecommunications carriers -102.5
Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers -88
Postal Service -80.7
Printing and related support activities -73.2
Apparel, leather and allied product manufacturing -48.2
Textile mills and textile product mills -44.2
Plastics product manufacturing -43.7
Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing -37.7
Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing -37.7
Other miscellaneous manufacturing -25.8
Foundries -25.1
Communications equipment manufacturing -23.7
Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing, excluding digital camera manufacturing -23.1
Rubber product manufacturing -21.5
Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills -20.8
Travel arrangement and reservation services -20.7
Civic, social, professional, and similar organizations -20.5
Radio and television broadcasting -19.9
Converted paper product manufacturing -17.7
Ventilation, heating, air-conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturing -17
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This statistic shows the top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected wage and salary employment declines from 2016 to 2026. By the year 2026, the number of employees working in postal service will have declined by about 80,700 jobs.
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Release date
October 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016

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