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Industries with Declining Employment

These are the industries with the largest employment in 2014. Select an industry to learn more about it in the Industry Profile.
We found 140 declining industries in United States.
Industries
Declining Employment Industries
Rank Industry Employment Percent Change
Employment column one 2014
Employment column two 2024
1
8,400
3,300
-61%
2
140,300
72,400
-48%
3
28,900
16,800
-42%
4
120,100
75,200
-37%
5
84,200
54,900
-35%
6
202,300
131,200
-35%
7
13,600
9,200
-33%
8
28,200
19,300
-32%
9
79,100
54,600
-31%
10
37,800
26,800
-29%