Watch Repairers

99%

Will "Watch Repairers" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, workers may be able to take some comfort in the results from our poll, which shows a 38% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

You are doomed

or 99% probability of automation

Projected Growth

-26%

by 2024

People Employed

1,620

as of 2016

Median Annual Wage

$36,740

or $17.66 hourly

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How this compares with other jobs: 700 out of 707

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Job description

Repair, clean, and adjust mechanisms of timing instruments, such as watches and clocks. Includes watchmakers, watch technicians, and mechanical timepiece repairers.

SOC Code: 49-9064

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Comments

Opinion (Small chance) says
Seems like a high-variance, low volume job. A bad candidate for automation.

Now, the job field will likely shrink, but that's due to people switching to digital/smart watches, a separate issue.
Nov 26, 2019 at 04:35 PM
john doe says
"you go man" "They aren't replacing you!"
Nov 19, 2019 at 06:28 PM
Watch Man says
I will have you know I graduated top class at the watchmaker instute, and have 3 medals for my excelent craftsmanship which no robot can replicate
Jun 21, 2019 at 02:49 AM
reply person1 (Highly likely) says
lol
Aug 05, 2019 at 03:39 AM
reply person2 says
You reckon lol any robot will do it better eventually, give it a few years
Apr 20, 2020 at 11:08 PM
Watch Bot says
Im about to end this man's whole career
Apr 26, 2020 at 07:04 AM

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