Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
91%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-3.5%
by 2030
WAGES
$36,980
or $17.78 hourly
VOLUME
52,760
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 91% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' job openings is expected to decline by -3.5% by 2030
'Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' is expected to be a very slow 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 'Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' was $36,980, or $17.78 hourly
'Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' are paid 11.8% 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 52,760 people employed as Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice materials, such as glass, stone, cork, rubber, tobacco, food, paper, or insulating material.

SOC Code: 51-9032.00

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