Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians

4.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
47%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
8.9%
by 2030
WAGES
$68,570
or $32.96 hourly
VOLUME
11,900
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 47% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 8.9% by 2030
'Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians' was $68,570, or $32.96 hourly
'Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians' are paid 63.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 11,900 people employed as Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Operate, install, adjust, and maintain integrated computer/communications systems, consoles, simulators, and other data acquisition, test, and measurement instruments and equipment, which are used to launch, track, position, and evaluate air and space vehicles. May record and interpret test data.

SOC Code: 17-3021.00

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