Carpenters

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Will "Carpenters" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's quite likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, workers can take comfort in the results from our poll, which shows a 36% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 72% probability of automation

Projected Growth

6%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$43,600

or $20.96 hourly

People Employed

676,980

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 403 out of 706

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Job description

Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways.

SOC Code: 47-2031

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He says
Carpentry is a skilled trade. There's no mass production, you have to think carefully, and good communication is also necessary.
Mar 26, 2019 at 01:01 PM
TJ says
no way, no how

there's just too many variables involved on a day to day basis, not to mention robotics is pretty far away from having viable robots that can actually do the work.
Mar 12, 2019 at 03:32 AM

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