Architect Tops List of Hardest-Hit Jobs

Architects and carpenters are among this list of the nine jobs hit hardest by the recession in 2009.

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December 29, 2009, 8:00 AM PST

By Nate Berg


"[T]here were a host of professions that took a beating this past year in terms of job losses, from carpenters to architects to production supervisors. Indeed, manufacturing and construction as a whole were hit hardest. There were also some you might not expect, including pilots and mechanical engineers."

This list is based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, compiled through the third quarter of 2009.

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