Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
73%
risk level
POLLING
63%
Based on 15 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
2.6%
by year 2032
WAGES
$36,080
or $17.34 per hour
Volume
8,630
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.3/10

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Automation risk

73% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

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:

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

User poll

63% 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 73% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons' job openings is expected to rise 2.6% 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 'Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons' was $36,080, or $17 per hour

'Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons' were paid 22.1% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 8,630 people employed as 'Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 17 thousand people are employed as 'Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons'.

Job description

Help painters, paperhangers, plasterers, or stucco masons by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

SOC Code: 47-3014.00

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