Will "Millwrights" be replaced by AI & Robots?

Based on the 2013 study it's unclear if this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, workers can take comfort in the results from our poll, which only shows a 33% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 59% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

People Employed


as of 2019

Median Annual Wage


or $26.71 hourly

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Least likely

How this compares with other jobs: 331 out of 707

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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

People Employed (US)

Median Annual Wage (US)

Job description

Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.

SOC Code: 49-9044

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Rotten Skeletor (No chance) says
There are already millwirights installing and repairing robots that replace welders for example.
Sep 15, 2019 at 04:22 PM
Terry (Small chance) says
Variety of field repairs on equipment would make it impossible.
Aug 30, 2019 at 05:21 PM
Grant (No chance) says
Millwrights will be installing/ maintaining the robots that replace jobs
Apr 17, 2019 at 10:27 AM

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