Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers

6.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
44%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$88,540
or $42.56 hourly
VOLUME
24,730
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 44% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Key
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers' job openings is expected to rise 6.1% by 2030
'Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers' is expected to be an average 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 'Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers' was $88,540, or $42.56 hourly
'Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers' are paid 111.1% higher 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 24,730 people employed as Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.

SOC Code: 47-4021.00

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Comments

Oliver (Could go either way) says
On the one hand, it's not a job requiring a lot of ingenuity. On the other, it is a physically difficult job. So, maybe?
Nov 17, 2020 at 07:14 PM
Sarah (No chance) says
I do not think a robot could fix or install an elevator because it takes a lot of work.
Jul 02, 2019 at 08:43 PM

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