Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

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Will "Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, our poll is less clear, and shows a 69% chance of automation within the next couple of decades.

Automation Risk Level

You are doomed

or 93% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

Median Annual Wage


or $15.60 hourly

People Employed


as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 578 out of 706

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Job description

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.

SOC Code: 53-7051

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Tom (Highly likely) says
Unfortunately they would be replaced
Sep 07, 2019 at 05:16 AM
Rich Demarco (No chance) says
Robots simply do not have the same intuition that human drivers do to detect and predict hazards around them
Jul 10, 2019 at 09:25 PM
Obraxis says
What a fool you are. In an autonomous warehouse ect. there are no hazards to predict... because there will be almost 0 of them. Its not that hard to think outside of your bubble.
Sep 23, 2019 at 07:16 AM

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