Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
88%
risk level
POLLING
85%
Based on 24 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
2.2%
by year 2032
WAGES
$40,490
or $19.46 per hour
Volume
267,440
as of 2023

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.3/10

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Automation risk

88% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

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Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

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  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

85% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's very probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 88% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers' job openings is expected to rise 2.2% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers' was $40,490, or $19 per hour

'Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers' were paid 15.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 267,440 people employed as 'Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers' within the United States.

This represents around 0.18% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 567 people are employed as 'Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers'.

Job description

Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries.

SOC Code: 51-2022.00

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