Cooks, Fast Food
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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 98% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Cooks, Fast Food will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Cooks, Fast Food' job openings is expected to decline 8.7% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Cooks, Fast Food' was $27,640, or $13 per hour
'Cooks, Fast Food' were paid 40.3% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 725,590 people employed as 'Cooks, Fast Food' within the United States.
This represents around 0.49% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 203 people are employed as 'Cooks, Fast Food'.
Prepare and cook food in a fast food restaurant with a limited menu. Duties of these cooks are limited to preparation of a few basic items and normally involve operating large-volume single-purpose cooking equipment.
SOC Code: 35-2011.00
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