Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

2.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
93%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-4.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$37,160
or $17.86 hourly
VOLUME
15,840
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 93% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers' job openings is expected to decline by -4.3% by 2030
'Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers' is expected to be a very slow 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 'Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers' was $37,160, or $17.86 hourly
'Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers' are paid 11.4% lower 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 15,840 people employed as Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials, such as liquid polymer, rayon, and fiberglass.

SOC Code: 51-6091.00

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