Industrial Machinery Mechanics

6.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $26.68 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 56% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Industrial Machinery Mechanics' job openings is expected to rise 21.3% by 2030
'Industrial Machinery Mechanics' 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 'Industrial Machinery Mechanics' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Industrial Machinery Mechanics' was $55,490, or $26.68 hourly
'Industrial Machinery Mechanics' are paid 32.3% higher 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 385,980 people employed as Industrial Machinery Mechanics.
This represents around 0.28% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. May also install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to plans.

SOC Code: 49-9041.00

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