Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

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Will "Locksmiths and Safe Repairers" be replaced by AI & Robots?

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

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 77% probability of automation

Projected Growth

-15%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$40,420

or $19.43 hourly

People Employed

18,640

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 427 out of 706

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Job description

Repair and open locks; make keys; change locks and safe combinations; and install and repair safes.

SOC Code: 49-9094

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Dave (Likely) says
I think we will probably begin to shift from mechanical locks to digital/electric locks, resulting in locksmithing becoming obsolete, apart from hobby. Even if mechanical locks don't get replaced, they will most likely be enhanced with electronics, and I would say that electronics are AI specialties.
May 29, 2019 at 04:55 PM
jeff (Highly likely) says
easy work
Apr 17, 2019 at 10:25 AM

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