Mechanical Door Repairers

4.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $20.78 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 82% (Robots are watching)

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

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Mechanical Door Repairers' job openings is expected to rise 12.2% by 2030
'Mechanical Door Repairers' 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 'Mechanical Door Repairers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Mechanical Door Repairers' was $43,220, or $20.78 hourly
'Mechanical Door Repairers' are paid 3.0% 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 22,680 people employed as Mechanical Door Repairers.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Install, service, or repair automatic door mechanisms and hydraulic doors. Includes garage door mechanics.

SOC Code: 49-9011.00

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Blain says
Door operators are becoming easier to use and install and becoming simpler in their workings. Ever new Computer makes it easier on the technician as you don't really need a degree in electronic as you just replace the computer and and no need to troubleshoot individual components.
Feb 13, 2021 at 05:44 PM

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