Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

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Will "Maintenance and Repair Workers, General" 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 38% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 64% probability of automation

Projected Growth

6%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$36,940

or $17.76 hourly

People Employed

1,332,480

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 357 out of 706

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Job description

Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.

SOC Code: 49-9071

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