Projected change in employment in the United States from 2018 to 2028, by major industry
(in 1,000)
U.S. employment growth 2018-2028, by industry
This statistic shows the projected change in wage and salary employment from 2018 to 2028 in the United States by major industry. By the year 2028, the number of employees working in health care and social assistance will have increased by about 3.4 million.
Projected change in employment in the United States from 2018 to 2028, by major industry
(in 1,000)
Major industryChange in employment in thousands
Health care and social assistance 3,396.1
Professional and business services 1,662.4
Leisure and hospitality 1,556.4
Construction 807.5
Nonagriculture self-employed 529.4
Educational services 473.5
Transportation and warehousing 322.3
Financial activities 280.6
State and local government 251
Other services 94.3
Mining 44.6
Agriculture wage and salary 40
Information 5.6
Utilities -17.4
Agriculture self-employed -29.4
Wholesale trade -98.5
Federal government -125.8
Retail trade -153.7
Manufacturing -640.7
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U.S. employment growth 2018-2028, by industry
This statistic shows the projected change in wage and salary employment from 2018 to 2028 in the United States by major industry. By the year 2028, the number of employees working in health care and social assistance will have increased by about 3.4 million.
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