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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 19 declining occupations in Arkansas.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Bachelor's degree.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2018 2028
23
Petroleum Engineers
100
90
-10%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
25
Reporters and Correspondents
310
280
-10%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
29
Radio and Television Announcers
450
410
-9%
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearBachelor's degree
39
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
400
380
-5%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
48
Computer Programmers
2,020
1,940
-4%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
55
Labor Relations Specialists
370
360
-3%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
65
Buyers and Purchasing Agents
3,460
3,420
-1%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
74
Agricultural Engineers
30
30
0%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
75
Animal Scientists
20
20
0%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
80
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
30
30
0%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree