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 2024," published in the December 2015 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

2012 NAICS

Thousands of Jobs

Change

Compound Annual Rate of Change

2014

2024

2014–24

2014–24

Fastest Growing

Home health care services

Health care and social assistance

6216

1,262.2

2,022.6

760.4

4.8

Outpatient care centers

Health care and social assistance

6214

711.1

1,059.2

348.1

4.1

Offices of other health practitioners

Health care and social assistance

6213

784.2

1,136.5

352.3

3.8

Other ambulatory health care services

Health care and social assistance

6219

278.6

389.0

110.4

3.4

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

Health care and social assistance

6215

247.4

327.1

79.7

2.8

Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

Professional and business services

5416

1,244.4

1,573.7

329.3

2.4

Software publishers

Information

5112

312.5

393.2

80.7

2.3

Facilities support services

Professional and business services

5612

131.4

163.2

31.8

2.2

Computer systems design and related services

Professional and business services

5415

1,777.7

2,186.6

408.9

2.1

Nursing and residential care facilities

Health care and social assistance

623

3,261.0

3,996.7

735.7

2.1

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

Financial activities

523

877.6

1,074.2

196.6

2.0

Offices of physicians

Health care and social assistance

6211

2,470.2

2,992.9

522.7

1.9

Offices of dentists

Health care and social assistance

6212

891.1

1,050.9

159.8

1.7

Funds, trusts, and other financial vehicles

Financial activities

525

3.7

4.4

0.7

1.7

Local government passenger transit

State and local governmet

NA

277.6

322.0

44.4

1.5

Other information services

Information

519

217.8

251.0

33.2

1.4

Office administrative services

Professional and business services

5611

461.7

530.0

68.3

1.4

Support activities for mining

Mining

213

438.5

501.7

63.2

1.4

Individual and family services

Health care and social assistance

6241

2,032.5

2,318.8

286.3

1.3

Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite)

Information

5172

155.3

176.5

21.2

1.3

Most Rapidly Declining

Apparel, leather, and allied manufacturing

Manufacturing

315, 316

168.5

91.7

-76.8

-5.9

Tobacco manufacturing

Manufacturing

3122

13.6

9.2

-4.4

-3.9

Postal Service

Federal government

NA

593.0

427.9

-165.1

-3.2

Federal enterprises except the Postal Service and electric utilities

Federal government

NA

81.1

58.9

-22.2

-3.1

Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media

Manufacturing

3346

18.9

14.0

-4.9

-2.9

Communications equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3342

93.5

69.5

-24.0

-2.9

Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers

Information

5111

412.3

309.0

-103.3

-2.8

Textile mills and textile product mills

Manufacturing

313, 314

232.1

174.2

-57.9

-2.8

Audio and video equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3343

18.9

14.6

-4.3

-2.6

Glass and glass product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3272

85.8

67.3

-18.5

-2.4

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

Manufacturing

3221

104.2

83.0

-21.2

-2.2

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

Manufacturing

3399

275.2

219.3

-55.9

-2.2

Hardware manufacturing

Manufacturing

3325

24.3

19.6

-4.7

-2.1

Federal electric utilities

Federal government

NA

17.9

14.5

-3.4

-2.1

Printing and related support activities

Manufacturing

323

452.7

371.3

-81.4

-2.0

Spring and wire product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3326

43.8

36.1

-7.7

-1.9

Foundries

Manufacturing

3315

127.0

105.2

-21.8

-1.9

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3341

162.8

135.5

-27.3

-1.8

Clay product and refractory manufacturing

Manufacturing

3271

39.5

33.0

-6.5

-1.8

Wired telecommunications carriers

Information

111

607.0

509.2

-97.8

-1.7

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

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