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This Is America's Fastest Dying Industry

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15. Software and prerecorded media reproducing
> Employment change 2011-2020: -57.74%
> Employment 2020: 7,839
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: 43.72%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $117,673

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14. Other apparel knitting mills
> Employment change 2011-2020: -59.37%
> Employment 2020: 2,475
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: 38.60%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $42,699

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13. Support activities for coal mining
> Employment change 2011-2020: -62.16%
> Employment 2020: 3,521
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: 17.74%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $75,366

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12. Greeting card publishers
> Employment change 2011-2020: -62.18%
> Employment 2020: 3,127
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: -15.81%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $56,591

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11. Port and harbor operations
> Employment change 2011-2020: -65.02%
> Employment 2020: 6,384
> 10-yr. change in avg. annual pay: -6.58%
> Avg. annual pay 2020: $77,112

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