Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
42%
risk level
POLLING
48%
Based on 27 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-5.0 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$96,600
or $46.44 per hour
Volume
24,790
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.8/10

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Automation risk

42% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

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

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

48% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 42% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay' job openings is expected to decline 5.0% 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 high paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay' was $96,600, or $46 per hour

'Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay' were paid 101.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 24,790 people employed as 'Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 6 thousand people are employed as 'Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay'.

Job description

Inspect, test, repair, or maintain electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.

SOC Code: 49-2095.00

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