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Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
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or $17.15 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (43)
Social Perceptiveness (40)
Assisting and Caring for Others (36)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand' job openings is expected to decline by -18.7% by 2031
'Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand' is expected to be a very 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 'Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand' was $35,670, or $17.15 hourly
'Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand' are paid 22.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as grinding and polishing workers, hand?
As of 2021 there were 15,680 people employed as Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand within the United States.
This represents around 0.011% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 8 thousand people are employed as Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand.
Grind, sand, or polish, using hand tools or hand-held power tools, a variety of metal, wood, stone, clay, plastic, or glass objects. Includes chippers, buffers, and finishers.
SOC Code: 51-9022.00
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