January 04, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment projections for major industries, 2008-18

Change in employment of wage and salary workers by industry sector, projected 2008-18
Industry 2008-2018 change

Manufacturing

-1,206,000

Mining

-103,800

Utilities

-59,000

Federal Government

94,800

Information

118,100

Wholesale trade

255,900

Transportation and warehousing

445,500

Financial activities

557,200

Retail trade

654,000

Educational services

805,500

Other services

808,700

Leisure and hospitality

1,142,400

Construction

1,337,100

State and local government

1,591,500

Health care and social assistance

3,996,900

Professional and business services

4,189,900

These data featured in the TED article, Employment projections for major industries, 2008-18.

 

 

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