Top 10 Jobs That Are Quickly Disappearing in the USA – 136,000 People May Lose Their Jobs By 2024

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Technology and market shifts affect a lot of different fields and jobs are one of them. For, example, thanks to the Internet, we won’t need any mail carriers in the near future.

Business Insider wrote an article about 37 jobs that will soon disappear, and we, at Nexter.org prepared you a top 10.

Locomotive firers

Source: Youtube

The main task of the locomotive firer is to watch for dragging equipment, obstacles on the way, monitor locomotive instruments, and watch for train signals during run.

Median annual pay: $48,470

Projected decline: 69.9%

Motor vehicle electronic equipment installers and repairers

Source: Zippia

These people diagnose, install, and repair security, sound, communications, and navigation equipment in motor vehicles.

Median annual pay: $31,360

Projected decline: 50%

Telephone operators

Source: cordsul

Telephone operators assist customers with different billing requests, assist people with physical disabilities and kids make telephone calls, and provide information by accessing geographical, alphabetical, or other directories. Also, they may handle emergency calls.

Median annual pay: $35,880

Projected decline: 42.4%

Postal-service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

Source: Busy

The main task of the postal-service mail sorters is a distribution of the incoming and outgoing mail. But also they sort, examine, and route mail, keep records of shipments, adjust and repair mail processing and some other mail related duties.

Median annual pay: $56,740

Projected decline: 33.7%

(tie) Switchboard operators, including answering service

Source: Edwards Answering Service

Switchboard operators operate telephone business-system equipment to relay incoming, outgoing, and interoffice calls. They may also record messages and supply information.

Median annual pay: $27,440

Projected decline: 32.9%

(tie)Photographic-process workers and processing machine operators

Source: B&H

The main task of the photographic-process worker is a development and processing of photographic images from digital media. Also, they may edit photographic negatives and prints.

Median annual pay: $26,590

Projected decline: 32.9%

Shoe-machine operators and tenders

Source: Permanent Style

Shoe-machine operators tend a variety of machines to decorate, join, reinforce, or finish shoes and shoe parts.

Median annual pay: $25,190

Projected decline: 30.5%

Manufactured building and mobile-home installers

Source: OwlGuru

The main task of manufactured building and mobile-home installers is moving or installing homes or prefabricated buildings.

Median annual pay: $30,050

Projected decline: 30%

Foundry mold and core makers

Source: OnAllCylinders

The main responsibility of a foundry mold and core makers is making or forming wax or sand cores which are used in the production of metal castings in foundries.

Median annual pay: $32,680

Projected decline: 27.7%

Sewing-machine operators

Source: World Economic Forum

These people operate sewing machines to reinforce, join, decorate, or perform other similar sewing operations.

Median annual pay: $22,550

Projected decline: 27.1%

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