The future looks grim for these three careers based on hiring and pay. By David Muhlbaum, Senior Online Editor 2016 Even as the labor market improves, some fields continue to lose jobs. Changing technology, changing tastes and overseas competition are among the reasons. To help you avoid these dying professions, we analyzed hundreds to see which have the dimmest prospects – and where you can turn instead.See Also: 10 Best Jobs of the Future Here are three of the worst jobs for your future: Textile Machine Worker Total number of jobs: 26,639 Job growth, 2005-2015: -42.3% Projected job growth, 2015-2025: -12.1% Advertisement Median annual salary: $26,077 Typical education: High school diploma or equivalent Manufacturing in America is not doomed – there’s considerable growth in some fields. But textile work? Forget it. If you can run machines, see if you can switch to being a machinist, which does have a promising future. Floral Designer Total number of jobs: 54,520 Advertisement Job growth, 2005-2015: -25.6% Projected job growth, 2015-2025: -16.6% Median annual salary: $24,066 Typical education: High school diploma or equivalent Advertisement Floral design is fading as budget-conscious customers buy loose flowers at the supermarket and the Internet takes over delivery. If you have an eye for arrangement, look into merchandise display or interior design. We see growth for both of these fields. Upholsterer Total number of jobs: 41,272 Job growth, 2005-2015: -25.4% Projected job growth, 2015-2025: -3.3% Advertisement Median annual salary: $30,023 Typical education: High school diploma or equivalent Finding work as an upholsterer is getting harder as more people opt to replace rather than repair. If you’re handy, becoming a carpenter may offer sturdier prospects. See seven more of the worst jobs for the future.