Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
81%
risk level
POLLING
70%
Based on 40 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-12.2 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$50,850
or $24.45 per hour
Volume
50,120
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.2/10

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Automation risk

81% (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.

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:

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

User poll

70% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 81% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Engine and Other Machine Assemblers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Engine and Other Machine Assemblers' job openings is expected to decline 12.2% 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

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Engine and Other Machine Assemblers' was $50,850, or $24 per hour

'Engine and Other Machine Assemblers' were paid 9.8% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 50,120 people employed as 'Engine and Other Machine Assemblers' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Engine and Other Machine Assemblers'.

Job description

Construct, assemble, or rebuild machines, such as engines, turbines, and similar equipment used in such industries as construction, extraction, textiles, and paper manufacturing.

SOC Code: 51-2031.00

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