Floor Sanders and Finishers

2.9/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $18.82 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 56% (Robots are watching)

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated
Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Floor Sanders and Finishers' job openings is expected to rise 1.6% by 2031
'Floor Sanders and Finishers' 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 'Floor Sanders and Finishers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Floor Sanders and Finishers' was $39,140, or $18.82 hourly
'Floor Sanders and Finishers' are paid 14.5% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as floor sanders and finishers?

As of 2021 there were 4,340 people employed as Floor Sanders and Finishers within the United States.
This represents around 0.003% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 32 thousand people are employed as Floor Sanders and Finishers.

Job description

Scrape and sand wooden floors to smooth surfaces using floor scraper and floor sanding machine, and apply coats of finish.

SOC Code: 47-2043.00


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Logen Holmes says
I do not believe this to be accurate because it all depends on the people. They could want an actual human. So they can know what is going to happen
Jan 31, 2020 at 06:39 PM

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