Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers

4.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
87%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
15.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$35,440
or $17.04 hourly
VOLUME
41,660
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 87% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' job openings is expected to rise 15.1% by 2030
'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' is expected to be a very fast 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 'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' was $35,440, or $17.04 hourly
'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' are paid 15.5% 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 41,660 people employed as Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Shape molten glass according to patterns.

SOC Code: 51-9195.04

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