Cooks, Fast Food

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Will "Cooks, Fast Food" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, our poll is less clear, and shows a 74% chance of automation within the next couple of decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 81% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

Median Annual Wage


or $9.55 hourly

People Employed


as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 450 out of 706

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Job description

Prepare and cook food in a fast food restaurant with a limited menu. Duties of these cooks are limited to preparation of a few basic items and normally involve operating large-volume single-purpose cooking equipment.

SOC Code: 35-2011

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OB (Likely) says
Simple recipes and standardised processes
Jul 03, 2019 at 08:58 AM
Corey Gillian Dixon says
Nah I love the locals at maccas, I don't no robot giving me the shareboxes, because everytime i walk in the door, Gary knows the usual, normally 25 shareboxes
May 01, 2019 at 01:23 AM

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