11 high-paying jobs that are disappearing in the US

Business Insider | Nov 9, 2017, 09.26 PM IST
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dbgg1979/flickr There will be fewer CEOs in the future. In the future, some jobs will be all but obsolete .

And despite the usual trade-off of handsome compensation for valuable skills, interestingly, some of these disappearing jobs are high-paying.

By 2026, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a decline in employment for 11 jobs that pay more than $60,000 a year, resulting in 74,700 fewer positions than 2016 and about $6.4 billion in lost wages.

One of the perhaps most surprising jobs to make this list - chief executive officer - is a prime example of how even the most seemingly secure jobs aren't safe from employment declines. According to the BLS , we'll see fewer CEOs in the future thanks to improving office technology, changing organizational structures, and the slowed rate of new firm creation.

Based on BLS occupational outlook data , here are the 11 highest-paying jobs that could be on their way out, as well as what these people do on a daily basis, according to O*NET descriptions of the jobs .

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