Machine Feeders and Offbearers

2.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
100%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6.3%
by 2031
WAGES
$37,010
or $17.79 hourly
VOLUME
60,880
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 100% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Machine Feeders and Offbearers' job openings is expected to rise 6.3% by 2031
'Machine Feeders and Offbearers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Machine Feeders and Offbearers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Machine Feeders and Offbearers' was $37,010, or $17.79 hourly
'Machine Feeders and Offbearers' are paid 19.1% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as machine feeders and offbearers?

As of 2021 there were 60,880 people employed as Machine Feeders and Offbearers within the United States.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Machine Feeders and Offbearers.

Job description

Feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.

SOC Code: 53-7063.00

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