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Fastest Shrinking Jobs That Require a College Degree

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10. Mechanical drafters
> Employment growth projection (2020-2030): -4.7%
> Median annual wage: $60,200– #65 lowest out of 306 Jobs
> Total employment: 53,600 — #156 lowest out of 306 Jobs

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9. Adult basic education, adult secondary education, and English as a Second Language instructors
> Employment growth projection (2020-2030): -5.0%
> Median annual wage: $59,720 — #59 lowest out of 306 Jobs
> Total employment: 48,300 — #148 lowest out of 306 Jobs

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8. Drafters, all other
> Employment growth projection (2020-2030): -5.4%
> Median annual wage: $54,240– #52 lowest out of 306 Jobs
> Total employment: 14,400 — #57 lowest out of 306 Jobs

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7. Buyers and purchasing agents
> Employment growth projection (2020-2030): -5.4%
> Median annual wage: $63,470– #113 lowest out of 306 Jobs
> Total employment: 439,000 — #288 lowest out of 306 Jobs

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6. Chief executives
> Employment growth projection (2020-2030): -5.7%
> Median annual wage: $179,520– #295 lowest out of 306 Jobs
> Total employment: 292,500 — #268 lowest out of 306 Jobs

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