Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
71%
risk level
POLLING
49%
Based on 70 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
1.4%
by year 2032
WAGES
$47,140
or $22.66 per hour
Volume
26,280
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
3.2/10

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Automation risk

71% (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:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Originality

User poll

49% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 71% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers' job openings is expected to rise 1.4% 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 'Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers' was $47,140, or $22 per hour

'Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers' were paid 1.8% higher 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 26,280 people employed as 'Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 5 thousand people are employed as 'Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers'.

Job description

Design, fabricate, adjust, repair, or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems.

SOC Code: 51-9071.00

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Comments

Sofia (Low) says
People will always value handmade work highly.
Mar 22, 2024 at 12:40 PM

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