First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
26%
risk level
POLLING
36%
Based on 30 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
3.6%
by year 2032
WAGES
$75,820
or $36.45 per hour
Volume
589,880
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.5/10

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Automation risk

26% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

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:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Negotiation

  • Persuasion

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

User poll

36% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 26% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers' job openings is expected to rise 3.6% 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

High paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers' was $75,820, or $36 per hour

'First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers' were paid 57.8% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 589,880 people employed as 'First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers' within the United States.

This represents around 0.39% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 257 people are employed as 'First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers'.

Job description

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. May also advise customers on recommended services. Excludes team or work leaders.

SOC Code: 49-1011.00

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Comments

The Unknown Commenter (Low) says
Since it only says 26%, I believe that it would take hundreds of years for it to be fully automated.
Oct 06, 2021 at 07:01 PM

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