Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

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Will "Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers" be replaced by AI & Robots?

Based on the 2013 study it's unclear if this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, our poll suggests a much higher chance of automation: a 65% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 52% probability of automation

Projected Growth

-15%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$23,940

or $11.51 hourly

People Employed

7,780

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 309 out of 706

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Job description

Construct, decorate, or repair leather and leather-like products, such as luggage, shoes, and saddles.

SOC Code: 51-6041

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Robin (No chance) says
There are multitude of designs and ways to creat something, and near unlimited ways something can break. There are no set rules in these lines of work for any AI to follow. Having an AI understand a customers wish I imagine is also extremly difficult.
May 20, 2019 at 09:58 AM

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