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Careers with Declining Employment
These are the occupations expected to have the largest percent drop in employment over the 10-year period of 2018 to 2028 (for states) or 2020 to 2030 (for the United States overall). Please note that these projections do not account for the impacts of the current pandemic. Many occupations are likely to have very different projections due to the rapidly changing economy. When revised data are available, they will be published here.
We found 26 declining occupations in Maine.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Associate's degree.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2018 2028
1
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
30
10
-67%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
21
Desktop Publishers
130
100
-23%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
27
Environmental Engineering Technicians
50
40
-20%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
80
Electrical and Electronics Drafters
100
90
-10%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
89
Mechanical Drafters
920
830
-10%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
108
Architectural and Civil Drafters
380
350
-8%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
118
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
510
470
-8%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
132
Broadcast Technicians
150
140
-7%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
154
Chemical Technicians
160
150
-6%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
217
Industrial Engineering Technicians
450
430
-4%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree