From coal mining to steel mills, major industries that traditionally have employed men are disappearing in the US.
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found 20 male-dominated industries that have seen steep declines in employment over the last several years. Specifically, we compared employment levels in 2018, the most recent year for which data is available, with levels in 2013, five years earlier, across those industries with the highest shares of male workers in 2018.
Several traditionally male-dominated industries like coal mining, electronics repair, and tire manufacturing are near the top of the list.
Here are 20 male-dominated industries that are losing jobs, ranked by their percent decline in employment between 2013 and 2018: