Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 15% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Manufacturing Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 10.2% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Manufacturing Engineers' was $96,350, or $46.32 per hour
'Manufacturing Engineers' were paid 108.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 321,400 people employed as Manufacturing Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.22% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 460 people are employed as Manufacturing Engineers.
Design, integrate, or improve manufacturing systems or related processes. May work with commercial or industrial designers to refine product designs to increase producibility and decrease costs.
SOC Code: 17-2112.03
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