Number of fishers and related fishing workers employed in 2006: 38,000
Projected Number of fishers and related fishing workers that will be employed in 2016: 34,200
The numbers of positions for fishers and related fishing workers is expected to decrease by 10% between 2006 and 2016.
*Some careers have been clustered with closely related occupations for some statistics.
**Employment projections are derived from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Projections and Training Data, 2006-07 Edition