Industries with the largest wage and salary employment growth and declines

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 2.4 Industries with the Largest Wage and Salary Employment Growth and Declines

Industry Description

Sector

2007 NAICS

Thousands of Jobs

Change

Compound Annual Rate of Change

2012

2022

2012—2022

2012—2022

Largest Growth

Construction

Construction

23

5640.9

7263.0

1622.1

2.6

Offices of health practitioners

Health care and social assistance

6211, 6212, 6213

3968.0

5193.8

1225.8

2.7

Retail trade

Retail trade

44, 45

14875.3

15966.2

1090.9

0.7

Food services and drinking places

Leisure and hospitality

722

9963.3

10851.5

888.2

0.9

Hospitals, private

Health care and social assistance

622

4791.0

5605.8

814.8

1.6

Employment services

Professional and business services

5613

3147.9

3929.6

781.7

2.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

Health care and social assistance

623

3193.5

3954.2

760.7

2.2

Home health care services

Health care and social assistance

6216

1198.6

1914.3

715.7

4.8

Individual and family services

Health care and social assistance

6241

1311.4

2022.9

711.5

4.4

Computer systems design and related services

Professional and business services

5415

1620.3

2229.0

608.7

3.2

Outpatient, laboratory, and other ambulatory care services

Health care and social assistance

6214, 6215, 6219

1151.4

1673.7

522.3

3.8

Wholesale trade

Wholesale trade

42

5672.8

6143.2

470.4

0.8

Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

Professional and business services

5416

1121.1

1577.1

456.0

3.5

General Local government educational services compensation

State and local government

NA

7779.3

8233.7

454.4

0.6

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

Educational services

6112, 6113

1763.2

2196.6

433.4

2.2

Services to buildings and dwellings

Professional and business services

5617

1829.6

2109.0

279.4

1.4

Architectural, engineering, and related services

Professional and business services

5413

1323.3

1595.5

272.2

1.9

Child day care services

Health care and social assistance

6244

855.5

1052.0

196.5

2.1

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

Financial activities

523

814.4

1001.0

186.6

2.1

Accommodation

Leisure and hospitality

721

1817.0

1998.8

181.8

1.0

Largest Declines

General Federal non-defense government compensation

Federal government

NA

1556.6

1376.3

-180.3

-1.2

Postal Service

Federal government

491

611.2

442.1

-169.1

-3.2

Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers

Information

5111

451.8

346.8

-105.0

-2.6

Apparel manufacturing

Manufacturing

315

148.1

62.3

-85.8

-8.3

State government enterprises

State and local government

NA

499.5

442.0

-57.5

-1.2

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

Manufacturing

3399

268.4

211.1

-57.3

-2.4

Air transportation

Transportation and Warehousing

481

458.3

406.2

-52.1

-1.2

Textile mills and textile product mills

Manufacturing

313, 314

234.6

183.1

-51.5

-2.4

Telecommunications

Information

517

858.0

807.0

-51.0

-0.6

Electric power generation, transmission and distribution

Utilities

2211

396.8

350.6

-46.2

-1.2

General Federal defense government compensation

Federal government

NA

550.4

505.1

-45.3

-0.9

Couriers and messengers

Transportation and Warehousing

492

532.9

488.9

-44.0

-0.9

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3341

158.6

118.7

-39.9

-2.9

Plastics product manufacturing

Manufacturing

3261

515.9

476.6

-39.3

-0.8

Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing

Manufacturing

3345

400.4

367.3

-33.1

-0.9

Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing

Manufacturing

3344

384.4

353.2

-31.2

-0.8

Aerospace product and parts manufacturing

Manufacturing

3364

497.4

466.5

-30.9

-0.6

Communications equipment manufacturing

Manufacturing

3342

109.5

78.6

-30.9

-3.3

Printing and related support activities

Manufacturing

323

462.1

434.0

-28.1

-0.6

Metalworking machinery manufacturing

Manufacturing

3335

177.1

153.8

-23.3

-1.4

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

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