Floor Sanders and Finishers

2.9/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $18.68 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 83% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Floor Sanders and Finishers' job openings is expected to rise 4.5% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Floor Sanders and Finishers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Floor Sanders and Finishers' was $38,850, or $18.68 hourly
'Floor Sanders and Finishers' are paid 7.4% 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 5,100 people employed as Floor Sanders and Finishers.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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