41 jobs that that are quickly disappearing in the US

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  • Economic trends like AI and globalization are changing the jobs landscape in the US.
  • Using employment projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business Insider found 41 jobs that are predicted to have much lower levels of employment in 2026 than they did in 2016.
  • Jobs that are quickly disappearing in the US range from metal workers to executive assistants.

With the rise of robots and AI, as well as ongoing economic changes from globalization, jobs from data entry to manufacturing are under threat in the US.

Here are 41 jobs that could be on their way out in the US, based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ projections for the percent decline in the number of people in these occupations between 2016 and 2026, along with descriptions of the jobs from the Department of Labor’s O*NET careers database:

41. Molding, core making, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders (metal and plastic)

They operate machinery that molds or casts metal or plastic parts and products.

Median annual pay, 2017: $31,090

Number of people who held this job in the US in 2016: 145,400

Predicted number of people who will hold this job in 2026: 123,600

Projected decline: 15.0%

40. Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders (metal and plastic)

They set up, operate, or tend machines to extrude or draw thermoplastic or metal materials into tubes, rods, hoses, wire, bars, or structural shapes.

Median annual pay, 2017: $34,600

Number of people who held this job in the US in 2016: 72,300

Predicted number of people who will hold this job in 2026: 61,300

Projected decline: 15.2%

39. Structural metal fabricators and fitters

They fabricate and fit parts of structural metal products.

Median annual pay, 2017: $38,450

Number of people who held this job in the US in 2016: 77,000

Predicted number of people who will hold this job in 2026: 65,200

Projected decline: 15.3%

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