Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

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Will "Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors" 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 72% 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 $16.96 hourly

People Employed


as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 583 out of 706

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Job description

Collect and dump refuse or recyclable materials from containers into truck. May drive truck.

SOC Code: 53-7081

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Kuba Dabrowski (No chance) says
There will be no entertainment, Some kids now like 8yr olds will want a future job and robots are like Nope, we want you to be sitting on the couch being lazy and we will just do the job with no emotion!
Nov 27, 2019 at 03:50 PM
Louie Orsmton says
Oh no what will I do?
Mar 25, 2019 at 03:37 PM
john says
kill the robots skytech is taking over spread the word
Sep 20, 2019 at 09:43 PM
Kuba Dabrowski says
Yeah that is good, some kids want jobs when they are older and there will be no jobs left to apply for.
Nov 27, 2019 at 03:53 PM

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