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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 10 declining occupations in Alabama.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Associate's degree.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2018 2028
1
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
140
60
-57%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
34
Desktop Publishers
90
80
-11%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
47
Electro-Mechanical Technicians
120
110
-8%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
74
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
1,150
1,090
-5%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
89
Mechanical Drafters
730
710
-3%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
128
Broadcast Technicians
420
420
0%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
142
Dietetic Technicians
230
230
0%
Median wage is less than $30,870 per yearAssociate's degree
145
Embalmers
190
190
0%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
163
Geological and Petroleum Technicians
50
50
0%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
171
Legal Support Workers, All Other
280
280
0%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree