Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
95%
risk level
POLLING
63%
Based on 27 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
1.3%
by year 2032
WAGES
$35,070
or $16.86 per hour
Volume
133,460
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
1.9/10

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Automation risk

95% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

User poll

63% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 95% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers' job openings is expected to rise 1.3% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers' was $35,070, or $16 per hour

'Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers' were paid 24.3% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 133,460 people employed as 'Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers' within the United States.

This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers'.

Job description

Use hands or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.

SOC Code: 51-3022.00

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Comments

David R. (No chance) says
Determining fat, silver skin, bone skin is literally impossible for robots to determine within my lifetime.
Dec 06, 2022 at 10:06 PM

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