Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

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Will "Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders" be replaced by AI & Robots?

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

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 88% probability of automation

Projected Growth

-5%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$41,040

or $19.73 hourly

People Employed

17,730

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 519 out of 706

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Job description

Operate or tend furnaces, such as gas, oil, coal, electric-arc or electric induction, open-hearth, or oxygen furnaces, to melt and refine metal before casting or to produce specified types of steel.

SOC Code: 51-4051

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