Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1.3/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
100%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-17.7%
by 2031
WAGES
$46,850
or $22.52 hourly
VOLUME
14,920
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 'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' job openings is expected to decline by -17.7% by 2031
'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' is expected to be a very slow 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 'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' was $46,850, or $22.52 hourly
'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' are paid 2.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic?

As of 2021 there were 14,920 people employed as Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic within the United States.
This represents around 0.011% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 9 thousand people are employed as Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic.

Job description

Set up, operate, or tend milling or planing machines to mill, plane, shape, groove, or profile metal or plastic work pieces.

SOC Code: 51-4035.00

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Ec (Could go either way) says
The way these machines mess up, you've got to have someone around to fix them. Either that or a robot capable of identifying a problem and then crawling in a machine to fix it
Aug 16, 2019 at 06:50 PM

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