Bridge and Lock Tenders
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Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.
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Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 93% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Bridge and Lock Tenders' job openings is expected to remain the same by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Bridge and Lock Tenders' was $47,280, or $22 per hour
'Bridge and Lock Tenders' were paid 2.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 3,690 people employed as 'Bridge and Lock Tenders' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 40 thousand people are employed as 'Bridge and Lock Tenders'.
Operate and tend bridges, canal locks, and lighthouses to permit marine passage on inland waterways, near shores, and at danger points in waterway passages. May supervise such operations. Includes drawbridge operators, lock operators, and slip bridge operators.
SOC Code: 53-6011.00
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