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Table 3. Wage and salary employment in industries covered in the Career Guide to Industries, 2006 and projected change, 2006-2016


Table 3.  Wage and salary employment in industries covered in the Career Guide to Industries, 2006
and projected change, 2006-16
(Numbers in thousands)

                  Industry                                    Employment         Employment change
                                                            2006       2016       Number   Percent

All industries .......................................     138,310    153,262     14,951      10.8

Natural resources, construction, and utilities .......      10,076     10,710        634       6.3
 Agriculture, forestry, and fishing ..................       1,220      1,114       -105      -8.6
 Construction ........................................       7,689      8,470        781      10.2
 Mining ..............................................         619        609        -10      -1.6
 Utilities ...........................................         549        518        -31      -5.7

Manufacturing ........................................      14,197     12,695     -1,503     -10.6
 Aerospace product and parts manufacturing ...........         472        497         25       5.4
 Chemical manufacturing, except drugs ................         576        486        -90     -15.7
 Computer and electronic product manufacturing .......       1,316      1,159       -157     -12.0
 Food manufacturing ..................................       1,484      1,489          5        .3
 Machinery manufacturing .............................       1,192      1,045       -146     -12.3
 Motor vehicle and parts manufacturing ...............       1,070        918       -153     -14.3
 Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing ...........         292        362         69      23.7
 Printing ............................................         636        497       -139     -21.8
 Steel manufacturing .................................         154        116        -39     -25.1
 Textile, textile product, and apparel manufacturing .         595        385       -211     -35.4

Trade  ...............................................      21,217     22,332      1,115       5.3
 Automobile dealers ..................................       1,247      1,388        141      11.3
 Clothing, accessory, and general merchandise stores .       4,352      4,676        324       7.5
 Grocery stores ......................................       2,463      2,479         16        .7
 Wholesale trade .....................................       5,898      6,326        428       7.3

Transportation and warehousing .......................       4,466      4,962        496      11.1
 Air transportation ..................................         487        522         35       7.3
 Truck transportation and warehousing ................       2,074      2,381        307      14.8

Information ..........................................       3,055      3,267        212       6.9
 Broadcasting ........................................         331        362         31       9.3
 Motion picture and video industries .................         357        396         39      10.9
 Publishing, except software .........................         660        611        -49      -7.5
 Software publishers .................................         243        321         78      32.0
 Telecommunications ..................................         973      1,022         49       5.0
 Internet services providers, web search portals,
  and data processing services .......................         383        437         54      14.0

Financial activities .................................       8,363      9,570      1,207      14.4
 Banking .............................................       1,825      1,899         74       4.0
 Insurance ...........................................       2,316      2,488        172       7.4
 Securities, commodities, and other investments ......         816      1,192        376      46.1

Professional and business services ...................      17,552     21,644      4,092      23.3
 Advertising and public relations services ...........         458        520         62      13.6
 Computer systems design and related services ........       1,278      1,768        489      38.3
 Employment services .................................       3,657      4,348        692      18.9
 Management, scientific, and technical consulting
  services ...........................................         921      1,639        718      77.9
 Scientific research and development services ........         593        649         56       9.4

Education, health, and social services ...............      29,082     34,543      5,461      18.8
 Child day care services .............................         807      1,078        272      33.7
 Educational services ................................      13,152     14,564      1,412      10.7
 Health services .....................................      13,621     16,576      2,954      21.7
 Social assistance, except child day care ............       1,502      2,326        823      54.8

Leisure and hospitality ..............................      13,143     15,016      1,873      14.2
 Arts, entertainment, and recreation .................       1,927      2,522        595      30.9
 Food services and drinking places ...................       9,383     10,407      1,024      10.9
 Hotels and other accommodations .....................       1,833      2,088        254      13.9

Government and advocacy, grantmaking, and civic
 organizations .......................................      11,210     11,895        685       6.1
 Advocacy, grantmaking, and civic organizations ......       1,234      1,392        158      12.8
 Federal Government ..................................       1,958      1,869        -90      -4.6
 State and local government, except education and
  health care ........................................       8,018      8,634        617       7.7

   NOTE:  Columns may not add to totals due to omission of industries not covered in the Career
Guide to Industries.






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Last Modified Date: December 18, 2007
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