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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 20 declining occupations in North Carolina.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Bachelor's degree.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2018 2028
15
Set and Exhibit Designers
140
110
-21%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
28
Reporters and Correspondents
1,100
910
-17%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
42
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
2,910
2,590
-11%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
63
Radio and Television Announcers
1,220
1,140
-7%
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearBachelor's degree
73
Buyers and Purchasing Agents
11,970
11,370
-5%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
74
Computer Programmers
6,740
6,380
-5%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
94
Labor Relations Specialists
780
750
-4%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
102
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
6,990
6,720
-4%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
104
Chief Executives
5,040
4,890
-3%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
106
Editors
2,840
2,760
-3%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree