Crane and Tower Operators
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High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.
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Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 72% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Crane and Tower Operators will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Crane and Tower Operators' job openings is expected to rise 0.4% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Crane and Tower Operators' was $61,340, or $29 per hour
'Crane and Tower Operators' were paid 32.5% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 45,210 people employed as 'Crane and Tower Operators' 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 'Crane and Tower Operators'.
Operate mechanical boom and cable or tower and cable equipment to lift and move materials, machines, or products in many directions.
SOC Code: 53-7021.00
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