Conveyor Operators and Tenders

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
89%
risk level
POLLING
68%
Based on 11 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
7.0%
by year 2032
WAGES
$39,260
or $18.87 per hour
Volume
24,660
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.8/10

Want this summary on your site? Embed code:

People also viewed

Automation risk

89% (Imminent Risk)

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.

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:

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Finger Dexterity

User poll

68% 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 89% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Conveyor Operators and Tenders will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Conveyor Operators and Tenders' job openings is expected to rise 7.0% 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

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Conveyor Operators and Tenders' was $39,260, or $18 per hour

'Conveyor Operators and Tenders' were paid 18.3% lower 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 24,660 people employed as 'Conveyor Operators and Tenders' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 6 thousand people are employed as 'Conveyor Operators and Tenders'.

Job description

Control or tend conveyors or conveyor systems that move materials or products to and from stockpiles, processing stations, departments, or vehicles. May control speed and routing of materials or products.

SOC Code: 53-7011.00

Resources

If you're thinking of starting a new career, or looking to change jobs, we've created a handy job search tool which might just help you land that perfect new role.

Search jobs in your local area

Leave a reply about this occupation

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.