Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
90%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
9.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$31,120
or $14.96 hourly
VOLUME
2,805,200
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 90% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Key
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand' job openings is expected to rise 9.1% by 2030
'Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand' is expected to be a 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 'Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand' was $31,120, or $14.96 hourly
'Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand' are paid 25.8% lower 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 2,805,200 people employed as Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand.
This represents around 2.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Manually move freight, stock, luggage, or other materials, or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.

SOC Code: 53-7062.00

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Comments

Sebastian Aguilar (Could go either way) says
With the industry, it could go either way since there will be the need to understand when physical eyes will need to be present to analyze the workplace. No majority of a population is going to change their career to engineering to be able to program every individual machine to perfection and eliminate that situation of environmental disaster.
Sep 13, 2019 at 05:56 PM

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