Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
87%
risk level
POLLING
60%
Based on 15 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
2.2%
by year 2032
WAGES
$37,790
or $18.17 per hour
Volume
20,010
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.2/10

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Automation risk

87% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

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:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

60% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 87% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders' job openings is expected to rise 2.2% 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

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders' was $37,790, or $18 per hour

'Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders' were paid 18.4% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 20,010 people employed as 'Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 7 thousand people are employed as 'Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders'.

Job description

Operate or tend food or tobacco roasting, baking, or drying equipment, including hearth ovens, kiln driers, roasters, char kilns, and vacuum drying equipment.

SOC Code: 51-3091.00

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Comments

viswatej says
The rate is highly reasonable and I give it as 80%. There are already some making. And it is a easy process for robots
Dec 09, 2020 at 12:16 PM

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