Craft Artists

5.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $16.91 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 5% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Fine Arts
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Social Perceptiveness
very important
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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 13.2% by 2030
'Craft Artists' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Craft Artists' was $35,180, or $16.91 hourly
'Craft Artists' are paid 16.1% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 4,090 people employed as Craft Artists.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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