Craft Artists

4.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $17.27 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 44% (Start worrying)

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated
Qualities required for this occupation:
Fine Arts
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Social Perceptiveness
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Craft Artists' job openings is expected to rise 5.1% by 2031
'Craft Artists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Craft Artists' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Craft Artists' was $35,930, or $17.27 hourly
'Craft Artists' are paid 21.5% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as craft artists?

As of 2021 there were 3,740 people employed as Craft Artists within the United States.
This represents around 0.003% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 37 thousand people are employed as Craft Artists.

Job description

Create or reproduce handmade objects for sale and exhibition using a variety of techniques, such as welding, weaving, pottery, and needlecraft.

SOC Code: 27-1012.00


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Nina (No chance) says
because there is no way to replace human in craft and art
Nov 12, 2019 at 07:41 AM
Matthew Watson (No chance) says
I honestly do believe craft artist are safe they have to create new ideas to make different pieces of art. Some parts could be automated but it would only make their jobs easier. Ultimately they are the ones creating art
Apr 04, 2019 at 04:31 PM

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