Helpers--Extraction Workers

4.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
60%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
23%
by 2030
WAGES
$37,860
or $18.20 hourly
VOLUME
12,740
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 60% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Assisting and Caring for Others
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Key
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Helpers--Extraction Workers' job openings is expected to rise 23% by 2030
'Helpers--Extraction Workers' 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 'Helpers--Extraction Workers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Helpers--Extraction Workers' was $37,860, or $18.20 hourly
'Helpers--Extraction Workers' are paid 9.7% 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 12,740 people employed as Helpers--Extraction Workers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Help extraction craft workers, such as earth drillers, blasters and explosives workers, derrick operators, and mining machine operators, by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying equipment or cleaning work area.

SOC Code: 47-5081.00

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