Avionics Technicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
40%
risk level
POLLING
35%
Based on 55 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
5.1%
by year 2032
WAGES
$77,420
or $37.22 per hour
Volume
21,280
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
5.6/10

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Automation risk

40% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

User poll

35% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 40% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Avionics Technicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Avionics Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 5.1% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

High paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Avionics Technicians' was $77,420, or $37 per hour

'Avionics Technicians' were paid 61.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 21,280 people employed as 'Avionics Technicians' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 7 thousand people are employed as 'Avionics Technicians'.

Job description

Install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.

SOC Code: 49-2091.00

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Comments

Peter (No chance) says
Human judgement required beyond probability and statistics to decide whether an aircraft will fly and return safely
Feb 05, 2024 at 09:47 PM

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