10 U.S. Jobs That Are Disappearing Fastest

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Finding a job is tough under any circumstances, but it’s harder for those in fields that are slowly slipping away.

Governing Magazine studied recently reviewed Labor Department Occupational Employment Statistics data for all occupations, and created a list showing which occupations declined the most over the past decade.

Some of them won’t be a surprise — the automation of certain tasks means there is less need for file clerk and data entry jobs, for example. And anyone who has monitored the drop in postal mail would expect there to be fewer mail-sorting jobs.

But others may surprise you. Read on for the top 10 jobs that are disappearing fastest, beginning with No. 10.

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