Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

3.6/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $15.27 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 84% (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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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers' job openings is expected to rise 7.4% by 2030
'Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers' is expected to be an average 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--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers' was $31,760, or $15.27 hourly
'Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers' are paid 24.3% 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 91,430 people employed as Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Help installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. Perform duties such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.

SOC Code: 49-9098.00

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Ben Brown (No chance) says
These are jobs that people go to in the field to replace parts. You can't automate that.
Nov 14, 2019 at 05:30 AM

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