Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
77%
risk level
POLLING
75%
Based on 11 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
4.8%
by year 2032
WAGES
$44,060
or $21.18 per hour
Volume
2,120
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.5/10

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Automation risk

77% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

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

User poll

75% chance of full automation within the next two decades

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 77% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers' job openings is expected to rise 4.8% 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

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers' was $44,060, or $21 per hour

'Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers' were paid 4.9% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 2,120 people employed as 'Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 69 thousand people are employed as 'Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers'.

Job description

Repair and adjust cameras and photographic equipment, including commercial video and motion picture camera equipment.

SOC Code: 49-9061.00

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Comments

Felipe Andes (Highly likely) says
It will be more economical to buy another camera and if there are repairs they will be self-diagnosed and very modular
Jun 12, 2019 at 02:56 PM

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