Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
83%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
10.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$50,100
or $24.08 hourly
VOLUME
65,240
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 83% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
Key
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Maintenance Workers, Machinery' job openings is expected to rise 10.7% by 2030
'Maintenance Workers, Machinery' 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 'Maintenance Workers, Machinery' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Maintenance Workers, Machinery' was $50,100, or $24.08 hourly
'Maintenance Workers, Machinery' are paid 19.4% 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 65,240 people employed as Maintenance Workers, Machinery.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance.

SOC Code: 49-9043.00

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Comments

POREDDY MANISHANKAR REDDY (Small chance) says
Not that way might the robots control over this occupation as of they only work with the intelligence and will do only the installation of new parts of damage but won't have capability of alterations of the repairs for present running while the parts are out of stock.
Dec 18, 2020 at 02:14 AM
Jay says
The robot that will replace the technician job will need at least some maintenance one day.
Apr 03, 2019 at 05:41 PM

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