First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

5.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
5%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$62,850
or $30.21 hourly
VOLUME
599,900
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 5% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Originality
Manual Dexterity
Negotiation
Persuasion
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers' job openings is expected to rise 3.7% by 2030
'First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers' is expected to be a 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 'First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers' was $62,850, or $30.21 hourly
'First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers' are paid 49.8% 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 599,900 people employed as First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers.
This represents around 0.43% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. Excludes team or work leaders.

SOC Code: 51-1011.00

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Comments

Victor Chen says
I consider that this kind of work will be take by AI or not is very conditional. Some production line is repetitive and very simple but the others are very complicated and rely on human' s judgement. Thus I think there is no correct answer for this kind of work will be replace by AI or not.
Aug 15, 2020 at 12:02 PM
George (Highly likely) says
I am from this industry and i can see that the tasks are repetitive and fairly simple to perform. Basically it exhibits patterns that can be automated
Apr 24, 2019 at 10:28 PM

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