Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

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Will "Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 89% probability of automation

Projected Growth

9%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$53,970

or $25.94 hourly

People Employed

14,250

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 530 out of 706

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Job description

Lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. Includes ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine operators.

SOC Code: 47-4061

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