Control and Valve Installers and Repairers
(Except Mechanical Door)

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
42%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
0.7%
by year 2032
WAGES
$70,100
or $33.70 per hour
Volume
47,780
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.7/10

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Automation risk

42% (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.

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

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door' job openings is expected to rise 0.7% 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 'Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door' was $70,100, or $33 per hour

'Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door' were paid 45.9% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 47,780 people employed as 'Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as 'Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door'.

Job description

Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.

SOC Code: 49-9012.00

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Comments

Adnan Ilyas (Uncertain) says
The probability of robots taking over the valve repair/maintenance is still very irrelevant as even in the 2020 we hardly have the full range of precise equipment to carry out the job by machines which are operated by human. But never the less who knows maybe in 2020 things can change.
Nov 28, 2020 at 04:54 AM

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