Earth Drillers (Except Oil and Gas)
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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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The number of 'Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas' job openings is expected to rise 9.1% by 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas' was $51,740, or $24 per hour
'Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas' were paid 11.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
As of 2022 there were 19,010 people employed as 'Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 7 thousand people are employed as 'Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas'.
Operate a variety of drills such as rotary, churn, and pneumatic to tap subsurface water and salt deposits, to remove core samples during mineral exploration or soil testing, and to facilitate the use of explosives in mining or construction. Includes horizontal and earth boring machine operators.
SOC Code: 47-5023.00
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