Employment Projections

Industries with the fastest growing and most rapidly declining wage and salary employment

This table also can be found in the article, "Industry employment and output projections to 2022," published in the December 2013 Monthly Labor Review.

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Table 2.3 Industries with the Fastest Growing and Most Rapidly Declining Wage and Salary Employment

Industry Description

Sector

2007 NAICS

Thousands of Jobs

Change

Compound Annual Rate of Change

2012

2022

2012—2022

2012—2022

Fastest Growing

Home health care services

Health care and social assistance

6216

1,198.6

1,914.3

715.7

4.8

Individual and family services

Health care and social assistance

6241

1,311.4

2,022.9

711.5

4.4

Outpatient, laboratory, and other ambulatory care services

Health care and social assistance

6214, 6215, 6219

1,151.4

1,673.7

522.3

3.8

Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

Professional and business services

5416

1,121.1

1,577.1

456.0

3.5

Computer systems design and related services

Professional and business services

5415

1,620.3

2,229.0

608.7

3.2

Cement and concrete product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3273

161.6

218.9

57.3

3.1

Office administrative services

Professional and business services

5611

426.4

571.3

144.9

3.0

Offices of health practitioners

Health care and social assistance

6211, 6212, 6213

3,968.0

5,193.8

1,225.8

2.7

Veneer, plywood, and engineered wood product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3212

63.8

83.5

19.7

2.7

Facilities support services

Professional and business services

5612

125.8

164.4

38.6

2.7

Construction

Construction

23

5,640.9

7,263.0

1,622.1

2.6

Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment rental and leasing

Financial activities

5324

132.2

167.1

34.9

2.4

Software publishers

Information

5112

286.0

359.1

73.1

2.3

Other professional, scientific, and technical services

Professional and business services

5419

609.5

761.0

151.5

2.2

Employment services

Professional and business services

5613

3,147.9

3,929.6

781.7

2.2

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

Educational services

6112, 6113

1,763.2

2,196.6

433.4

2.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

Health care and social assistance

623

3,193.5

3,954.2

760.7

2.2

Other educational services

Educational services

6114-7

671.5

830.3

158.8

2.1

Funds, trusts, and other financial vehicles

Financial activities

525

86.8

107.3

20.5

2.1

Child day care services

Health care and social assistance

6244

855.5

1,052.0

196.5

2.1

Securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investments and related activities

Financial activities

523

814.4

1,001.0

186.6

2.1

Most Rapidly Declining

Apparel manufacturing

Manufacturing

315

148.1

62.3

-85.8

-8.3

Leather and allied product manufacturing

Manufacturing

316

29.4

18.5

-10.9

-4.5

Communications equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3342

109.5

78.6

-30.9

-3.3

Postal Service

Federal government

491

611.2

442.1

-169.1

-3.2

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3341

158.6

118.7

-39.9

-2.9

Spring and wire product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3326

41.6

31.3

-10.3

-2.8

Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers

Information

5111

451.8

346.8

-105.0

-2.6

Hardware manufacturing

Manufacturing

3325

25.0

19.4

-5.6

-2.5

Textile mills and textile product mills

Manufacturing

313, 314

234.6

183.1

-51.5

-2.4

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

Manufacturing

3399

268.4

211.1

-57.3

-2.4

Glass and glass product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3272

80.0

64.0

-16.0

-2.2

Sugar and confectionery product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3113

66.8

53.5

-13.3

-2.2

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

Manufacturing

3221

108.2

86.8

-21.4

-2.2

Pesticide, fertilizer, and other agricultural chemical manufacturing

Manufacturing

3253

36.8

29.8

-7.0

-2.1

Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media

Manufacturing

3346

21.0

17.2

-3.8

-2.0

Pipeline transportation

Transportation and Warehousing

486

43.9

36.1

-7.8

-1.9

Audio and video equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3343

19.9

16.4

-3.5

-1.9

Natural gas distribution

Utilities

2212

109.7

92.1

-17.6

-1.7

Other chemical product and preparation manufacturing

Manufacturing

3259

80.8

67.9

-12.9

-1.7

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

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Last Modified Date: December 19, 2013

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