January 2006
Career Guide to Industries;2006/2007, p160
Trade Publication
The article reports on the role of the telecommunications industry in the economic development in the U.S. The industry offers steady and year-round employment. The telecommunications industry provides 1 million wage and salary jobs. In addition, the industry employs workers in many different occupations. Employment in the telecommunications industry is expected to decline by 7 percent compared with 14 percent growth for all industries combined.


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