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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 44% chance of automation.
What do you think the risk of automation is?
What is the likelihood that Industrial Engineers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Industrial Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 10.2% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Industrial Engineers' was $96,350, or $46 per hour
'Industrial Engineers' were paid 108.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 321,400 people employed as 'Industrial Engineers' within the United States.
This represents around 0.22% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 460 people are employed as 'Industrial Engineers'.
Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.
SOC Code: 17-2112.00
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