Special Report

This Is America's Fastest Dying Industry

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25. Children’s and infants’ clothing stores
> Employment change 2011-2020: -52.84%
> Employment 2020: 35,966
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: 43.87%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $20,407

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24. Bituminous coal and lignite surface mining
> Employment change 2011-2020: -53.14%
> Employment 2020: 18,106
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: 16.15%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $90,259

23. Photographic film and chemical manufacturing
> Employment change 2011-2020: -53.43%
> Employment 2020: 8,147
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: 14.28%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $71,843

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22. Women’s, girls’, infants’ cut-sew apparel mfg
> Employment change 2011-2020: -53.46%
> Employment 2020: 15,434
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: 27.96%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $59,870

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21. Photofinishing laboratories, except one-hour
> Employment change 2011-2020: -54.16%
> Employment 2020: 5,837
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: 31.26%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $61,908

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