Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

3.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
77%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-6.6%
by 2030
WAGES
$52,300
or $25.14 hourly
VOLUME
7,570
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 77% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic' job openings is expected to decline by -6.6% by 2030
'Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic' is expected to be a very slow 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 'Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic' was $52,300, or $25.14 hourly
'Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic' are paid 24.7% 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 7,570 people employed as Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Lay out reference points and dimensions on metal or plastic stock or workpieces, such as sheets, plates, tubes, structural shapes, castings, or machine parts, for further processing. Includes shipfitters.

SOC Code: 51-4192.00

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