Production occupations, which include many manufacturing and trades occupations, is projected to decline 4 percent, with a loss of about 423,000 jobs from 2019-2029. Fewer workers are expected to be needed in the manufacturing sector as many processes have become computer-controlled. The median annual wage for production occupations was $36,000 in May 2019.
Installation, maintenance and repair occupations are projected to grow 3 percent, resulting in about 173,300 jobs Median annual wage for these occupation was $46,630 in 2019.
Construction and extractions occupations are projected to grow 4 percent, gaining about 296,300 jobs. Median annual wage for these occupations was $47,430 in 2019.
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