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RI Declining Occupations
2008-2018

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SOC
Code
Occupational Title 2008
Annual
Employment
2018
Estimated
Employment
Estimated
Decline

Percent
Decline

53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 3,108  2,513 -595 -19.1%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5,958  5,498 -460 -7.7%
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,188 879 -309 -26.0%
51-9071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 1,246 961 -285 -22.9%
43-4071 File Clerks 618 350 -268 -43.4%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 2,358  2,093 -265 -11.2%
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 790 564 -226 -28.6%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 1,398 1,185 -213 -15.2%
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 2,183 1,974 -209 -9.6%
51-2092 Team Assemblers 4,356 4,173 -183 -4.2%
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 1,879 1,718 -161 -8.6%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 5,324 5,180 -144 -2.7%
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 6,796 6,659 -137 -2.0%
41-9041 Telemarketers 569 436 -133 -23.4%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 2,766 2,634 -132 -4.8%
43-9011 Computer Operators 503 372 -131 -26.0%
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 515 392 -123 -23.9%
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 650 530 -120 -18.5%
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 754 637 -117 -15.5%
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 763 648 -115 -15.1%
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 217 108 -109 -50.2%
51-4041 Machinists 1,379 1,271 -108 -7.8%
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 823 715 -108 -13.1%
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 346 243 -103 -29.8%
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 613 514 -99 -16.2%
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 1,394 1,300 -94 -6.7%
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 572 480 -92 -16.1%
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 389 297 -92 -23.7%
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 939 851 -88 -9.4%
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 1,383 1,295 -88 -6.4%
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 686 604 -82 -12.0%
43-4151 Order Clerks 736 654 -82 -11.1%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 5,511 5,429 -82 -1.5%
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 463 383 -80 -17.3%
51-6061 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders 310 233 -77 -24.8%
51-6063 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 296 221 -75 -25.3%
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 699 624 -75 -10.7%
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 558 483 -75 -13.4%
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 375 302 -73 -19.5%
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 916 849 -67 -7.3%
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 798 734 -64 -8.0%
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 264 201 -63 -23.9%
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 638 583 -55 -8.6%
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 1,430 1,375 -55 -3.8%
51-6064 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 274 220 -54 -19.7%
51-6099 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other 195 143 -52 -26.7%
51-5011 Bindery Workers 166 115 -51 -30.7%
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 630 585 -45 -7.1%
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 197 153 -44 -22.3%
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 208 164 -44 -21.2%
11-1011 Chief Executives 1,182 1,138 -44 -3.7%

 

 

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