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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 13 declining occupations in California.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Bachelor's degree.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2018 2028
25
Reporters and Correspondents
3,300
2,800
-15%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
47
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
10,400
9,400
-10%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
58
Computer Programmers
22,200
20,500
-8%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
68
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
10,200
9,600
-6%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
75
Buyers and Purchasing Agents
50,000
47,700
-5%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
86
Chief Executives
43,300
41,500
-4%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
90
Petroleum Engineers
2,500
2,400
-4%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
98
Insurance Underwriters
9,400
9,100
-3%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
104
Labor Relations Specialists
8,500
8,300
-2%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
107
Radio and Television Announcers
4,200
4,100
-2%
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearBachelor's degree