30. Engine and other machine assemblers
Jobs in 2016: 38,000
Projected jobs in 2026: 31,500
Projected decline from 2016-2026: -17.2 percent
All joking about Machine Overlords aside, there is no doubt that robots and computers will replace people in many jobs. Engine and other machine assemblers are some of those on the endangered species list as their work is increasingly done by automated systems.