Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
57%
risk level
POLLING
57%
Based on 11 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
3.8%
by year 2032
WAGES
$45,380
or $21.82 per hour
Volume
33,130
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
3.4/10

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Automation risk

57% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

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:

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

User poll

57% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 57% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall' job openings is expected to rise 3.8% 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

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall' was $45,380, or $21 per hour

'Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall' were paid 2.0% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 33,130 people employed as 'Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as 'Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall'.

Job description

Line and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.

SOC Code: 47-2131.00

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Comments

Siobhan (Uncertain) says
I believe that although technically robots may be more precise when it come to troubleshooting adhoc issues the human element will still be needed
Apr 10, 2020 at 02:04 PM

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