Etchers and Engravers

2.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
88%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$36,590
or $17.59 hourly
VOLUME
7,110
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 88% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Etchers and Engravers' job openings is expected to rise 3.1% by 2031
'Etchers and Engravers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Etchers and Engravers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Etchers and Engravers' was $36,590, or $17.59 hourly
'Etchers and Engravers' are paid 20.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as etchers and engravers?

As of 2021 there were 7,110 people employed as Etchers and Engravers within the United States.
This represents around 0.005% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 19 thousand people are employed as Etchers and Engravers.

Job description

Engrave or etch metal, wood, rubber, or other materials. Includes such workers as etcher-circuit processors, pantograph engravers, and silk screen etchers.

SOC Code: 51-9194.00

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